|1959||From the earliest beginnings, the KSI company was founded on July 1, 1959 by Klaus Stahl as a pickling and polishing workshop on the parental property.|
|1968||With the relocation to its present location and a rapid expansion could now begin mass production of sheet metal by casting technique.|
|1971||A milestone in the company's history was the commissioning of the widest coil coating line in the world. This painting technique is still one of the mainstays of the company - now several times improved and modified.
In the same year, a wet painting plant for aluminum and steel parts was put into operation - to this day we are one of the leading wet paint finishers of facades in the Federal Republic and beyond.
|1976||A new era begins: As one of the first companies in Germany, industrial powder coating of aluminum for components was started.|
|1989||The construction of a cathodic dip coating (KTL) plant with upstream zinc phosphating and subsequent powder coating significantly expanded the range offered. Renowned automobile manufacturers and suppliers are among our customers.|
|1993||The construction of a high-bay warehouse with 2,500 parking spaces to facilitate the picking and expansion of storage facilities.|
|1994||The existing powder coating plant will be replaced by a new large-scale plant that meets all the requirements of the market.
On November 21, 1994, the company founder Klaus Stahl is awarded the French Order Chevalier de l 'Ordre National du Merite due to the 25-year cooperation with the company Pechiney.
|2005||Expansion of the service portfolio with another method, pad printing. In the meantime, two systems are available here to provide painted serial parts with a logo print.|
|2005||Superstructure of a storage area of 3,000 m² for dry storage of coated parts with crane system for loading / unloading.|
|2009||Construction of a two-storey workshop to expand the production area for upstream and downstream process steps.|
|2015||Procurement of a new machine for pad printing|
|2019||Construction of a new and modern cathodic dip coating (KTL) plant|
|today||In the meantime, 5,000,000 m² of surface are coated annually on an area of 37,000 m² (of which 17,000 m² production area) in 4 production areas with 165 employees and a material input of 500 tonnes of paint. KTL, powder coating, pad printing and coil coating.|