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The contact systems business division is established. A start is made on bringing together the locations and organisations of all the business divisions
The contact systems division is separated and becomes an independent company within the Group
The company moves into new premises in Hagen, Germany.
KOSTAL Kontakt Systeme GmbH takes over the KOSTAL production plant in Čenkov near Prague in the Czech Republic
The US subsidiary company KOSTAL Kontakt Systeme, Inc. is established in Rochester Hills, Michigan
A new plant is established at Timberg near Lüdenscheid, Germany, including significant extensions (including high-bay stores) and transfers from the Hagen plant.
The Dresden-Merbitz plant is established.
KOSTAL's centenary is celebrated at the new plant in Timberg, Germany
The Chinese subsidiary Kostal (Shanghai) Kontakt Systeme Co. Ltd. is established
Further expansion of the Timberg plant near Lüdenscheid, Germany to accommodate all the operations previously located in the Wiesenstrasse premises in Lüdenscheid
Expansion of the production plant at Jince in the Czech Republic
Expansion of production capacity in China