Devel­op­ment of spring ele­ments for the ful­ly vari­able valve train in BMW engines.

Start of series pro­duc­tion of com­pres­sion spring/gas damper sys­tems for inno­v­a­tive trunk lid mech­a­nisms and inde­pen­dent­ly open­ing trunk lids with tem­per­a­ture compensation.

Start of pro­duc­tion of plas­tic-met­al con­nec­tions for vehi­cle interiors.

Start-up of the SCHERDEL plant in Muskegon (Michi­gan), USA.