COMPANY HISTORY

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1969

Foundation of SCHLOTE GmbH & Co.KG in Harsum with the company’s purpose of mechanically processing cast parts made of metal.

1974

Purchase of a former cowshed in Bavenstedt and construction of a workshop hall.

1976

The first hall of our company's own was built in Harsum. 6 workers employed.

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1977

Relocation of the company to new premises, entry into the commercial register as SCHLOTE & Co. Harsum KG. Introduction of CNC technology, which was still new at the time, by Michael Schlote. Start of a dynamic development that has continued to this day by the acquisition of the first CNC milling machines as a key element in company development. Foto: Christlinde Schlote takes over the first Matchmaker CNC machine for the processing of VW oil pans. Photo: Christlinde Schlote takes over the first Matchmaker CNC machine for the processing of VW oil pans

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1984

Purchase of a hall belonging to a neighboring agricultural machinery trading company to extend the factory space from 450 to 1,200 square meters. The new premises were already occupied 3 months after purchase by a staff that had meanwhile grown to 35 employees. The next plant expansion followed only 3 years later to 1,650 square meters and 54 employees. The proprietors Christlinde and Johannes Schlote made further investments in the modernization of the machinery. Photo: The expansion steps of the premises in Harsum from 1978 until 1987

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1991

From the Rathenower Metallwaren GmbH emerges SCHLOTE GmbH Rathenow which can look back to thirty years of experience. Here die-casting molds for aluminium, magnesium and zinc components are produced.

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1995

The company SCHLOTE FormTec GmbH is created from the outsourced tool making and fixture construction of SCHLOTE GmbH & Co. KG in Harsum.

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1996

The company Getriebe- und Antriebstechnik Wernigerode GmbH enters the SCHLOTE GROUP. Photo: View of the plant

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2003

The foundation of SCHLOTE Automotive Czech s.r.o. creates the first production site outside Germany. The factory is located in Uherské Hradiště, between the mountains „White Carpathians “ und „Chřiby“.

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2005

Foundation of SCHLOTE Brandenburg GmbH & Co. KG, one of the most modern and innovative production sites for ready-to-install housing components.

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2011

Start of construction for the extension of the administration building in Harsum, a new production access road, a new area for the storage of the chip containers, an evaporation plant, and an improved transport link.

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2013

Foundation of the SCHLOTE Holding GmbH in Harsum as management company for all production sites of the SCHLOTE GROUP.

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2014

In only two years the first non-European site emerges in the Chinese economic metropolis Tianjin – about 200 km south of Peking. SCHLOTE Automotive Parts (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. in Tianjin (China) is founded.

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2017

Foundation of Schlote Harzgerode GmbH. In cooperation with Trimet Automotive Holding GmbH (manufacturer of aluminium) one of the most modern production facilities for the processing of gearbox and coupling housings in Europe is created. Photo: Production hall Harzgerode

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2019

Schlote Holding places 6.75 % corporate bonds 2019/2024 in the amount of 25 million Euro. The Schlote Group expands into the market Special Plant Engineering. The plant in Velbert is integrated into the plant of Rathenow GmbH.