Market launch of the central locking Series 898/899 in 125 and 150 mm for hospital beds and medical equipment as well as 200 mm wheel diameter for stretchers, for example.
The company undergoes reorganisation. The quick release couplings product segment is spun off as a separate company registered under the name STEINCOnnector GmbH.
STEINCO Paul vom Stein GmbH concentrates on the production and distribution of castors and wheels.
The modular design of the central locking system (zFS) provides plenty of configuration options and can be used – without incurring additional engineering costs – in many industries.
Purchase of a new and modern 8000-qm²company headquarters in Wermelskirchen, Germany, for the expansion of production capacity and office space.
Purchase of a modern assembly machine for the automated manufacture of an institutional castor series.
Market launch of the aviation castor Series 825 “Airlight”. A completely new concept with lightweight, rust-proof materials for fuel savings, enhanced performance and significantly longer service life.
Launch of the quick release couplings product range for use in a variety of sectors, including medical equipment, industrial applications and sewer renovation.
The development of Series 550/551 is produced as the first plastic twin-wheel castor especially for medical technology. The special features of this castor series include the prize-winning enclosed layout, which is designed to satisfy the hygiene demands of the medical environment, as well as extraordinarily high strength and long service life.
It set a new standard of mobility in medical technology, which remains the trendsetter for various developments in the castor industry to this day.
STEINCO is the first castor manufacturer to produce an institutional castor (Series 800/801) made of plastic, thereby setting another exceptional trend in the castor market.
Takeover of a modern plastic injection moulding operation in Dautphetal/Hessen, Germany.
STEINCO is one of the first castor manufacturers in the world to develop and produce 50-mm twin-wheel castors for office chairs.
STEINCO becomes a specialised manufacturer of screw machine parts.
Establishment of the company on 1 November 1926 as a manufacturer of nuts and bolts, with main offices in Wermelskirchen, Germany.