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50 years plus: The ELB Chronicle


2013
ELB is awarded for the third time in the contest ›TOP 100‹ benchmarking study as one of the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.
 

2012
ELB is again awarded in the ›Top 100‹ benchmarking study as one of the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.
 

2010

ISO 9001

Certification of quality management according to the updated ISO 9001:2008.

ELB is awarded in the benchmarking study ›Top 100‹ as one of Germany's most innovative medium-sized companies.
 

2008/2009
NConstruction and expansion of the company in continuous production in the shortest possible time.
Modern architecture represents the innovative ELB technology and offers future-oriented space for further development.
 

2007
Certification of the for many years existing quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000.
Restructuring and optimization of operational
processes and planning of new production
capacities at Ludwigsburg.
 

2006
Introduction of the trademark CERANOD® for the specific products and services of ELB under the claim CERANOD® outside.
 

2004
Recent developments include the installation of the second fully automatic production line at ELB.
The fully automated processing of large and heavy parts is now a reality.
 

2002    
ELB becomes partner and licensee for the internationally patented Keronite plasma ceramic procedures in Germany.
 

1999    
Commissioning of fully automated production facility and increase of the ELB total spectrum.
 

1997
Joerg Zerrer takes over the management.
 

1996    
Planning and developing the world's first fully automatic hard anodising in ELB. This automat represents at ELB until today the most modern and environmentally compatible production possibilities in this field of surface engineering.
 

1993    
Joerg Zerrer enters the company after studying chemistry and surface engineering.
 

1986    
Expansion of small parts production and hard anodizing at ELB with variations in alloys, color spectrum and post treatment.
 

1974    
Extension of the business activities by additional manufacturing capabilities in the area of ​​hard anodizing.
 

1971   
Acquisition by Helmut Zerrer and conversion to Eloxalwerk Ludwigsburg Helmut Zerrer GmbH.
 

1960 
Founding of the company.

 
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