Milestones

asp GmbH

Founding of the company by Klaus Hömberg, Dirk Löcker and Stefan Löcker

Expansion of the production facilities to include CNC milling and turning

The first assembly components are manufactured

ISO 9001 certification

Development and manufacture of patient lifts and sale of BeKa Hospitek

Development of a range of Lean Production/Lean Management tools

  • Purchase of the property and buildings at the Glogow/Poland site
  • First small and mid-sized automotive series production (Jaguar, BMW)
  • Introduction of common web tools (VCM > QM,
  • VTM > equipment manufacture, VRFQ > request management, VPM > project planning)
  • TS 16949, 13485, 14001, OHSAS 18001 and 3834-2 certification
  • Commissioning of dedicated powder-coating facility
  • SOP high-volume production automotive parts (Audi, Mercedes-Benz)
  • Development of a distribution network
  • Increased marketing measures for development of the automotive division
  • Establishment of the prototype division in Attendorn
  • "Top Case Holder" BMW motorbikes (complete assembly)
  • Cockpit support Audi A8, A7, A6
  • New bathtub lift generation BEKA
  • Newly built production hall

Investments in

  • 5-axis simultaneous machining centre (1900 x 1500 x 900)
  • Milling robots for prototypes and pre-series
  • Stretch bending machine for AL automotive structural components
  • 5-axis machining centre for AL structural components (1200 x 750 x 500) automotive
  • Welding robot cell for AL structural components automotive
  • Thermal tires for the removal of AL components
  • Founding of "inaro GmbH" Germany, Poland, China