1981

  • Opened first manufacturing line at Rehrig Pacific Company, our first business partner, in Los Angeles, California

1985

  • Opened first manufacturing plant in Rancho Dominguez, California

1987

  • Partnered with Mitsui Plastics and Tokyo Printing Inc.

1988

  • Opened first Eastern region manufacturing plant in Clinton, Tennessee

1995

  • Achieved ISO 9001 quality management certification

1998

  • Opened third manufacturing plant in Gainesville, Georgia

1999

  • Acquired Boom Color, adding first Midwest manufacturing plant in Wichita, Kansas

2001

  • Hosted first Fibertech materials design industry conference

2002

  • Opened Fiber Service Center in Dalton, Georgia

2003

  • Partnered with Far East Plastics to launch Chinese presence

2004

  • Acquired a range of speciality compounds from DSM Engineering Plastics USA
  • Opened first engineering plastics compounding unit in Clinton, Tennessee

2006

  • Hosted first international edition of Fibertech conference

2008

  • Merged Gainesville and Dalton plants to Dalton, Georgia
  • Acquired value-adding colorant producer Accel Color, adding two manufacturing plants in Illinois and Ohio

2009

  • Achieved A2LA accreditation

2010

  • Acquired Techsurf® (formerly Irgasurf) from BASF
  • Established analytical testing laboratory Polytest in Clinton, Tennessee

2011

  • Established engineering plastics compounding capabilities at Rancho Dominguez plant
  • Achieved ISO/TS16949 automotive quality management certification

2013

  • Opened new facility in Batavia, IL
  • Established Techmer Engineered Solutions (TES) subsidiary
  • Introduced Techflow to reduce flow lines in blow molding applications
  • Acquired TP Composites, adding an engineering compounding facility in Aston, Pennsylvania

2014

  • Sponsored the first annual Bill Moggridge Awards, rewarding young future industry leaders for innovative and creative approaches to materials design
  • Named “Best Places to Work” by Plastics News

2015

  • President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visit Techmer PM plant in Clinton to announce a manufacturing innovation hub

2016

  • Launched the SHYFT Design + Innovation community, designed to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing across the industry

2017

  • Integrated Techmer ES subsidiary into parent company Techmer PM, LLC
  • Awards: R&D 100 Additive Printing – Reinforced Carbon Fiber Material

2018

  • Opened new facility in Queretaro, Mexico
  • Partnered with Plastix Global

2020

  • SK Capital acquired majority stake in Techmer PM

2021

  • Partnered with Cupron and Nanoxplore
  • Named “Best Places to Work” by Plastics News for the sixth time since 2014

2022

  • Achieved ISO 13485 Certification in Batavia, IL