The cooperation with Sinterstahl, one of the world's most renowned sintering companies, and certainly the most innovative, started in 1981, with the first Agency Contract.
A lot has been achieved since that date.
Turnover has risen from zero to more than 25 Mio Euro, making Italy the most important market for the Sinterstahl Group outside Germany.
New products have been developed and launched, and new market segments have been created together.
Ongoing Supporting activities have been developed in the areas of Marketing, Quality, Logistics, Technical and Technology Product Development, Problem Solving, Credit Monitoring.
New applications introduced into the automotive italian market include synchroniser hubs in self-hardening high performance materials, synchroniser rings with sintered friction linings, synchroniser sliding sleeves (world's premiere), injection holders for Diesel engine applications.
Among the most important customers that have been developed on the italian market, building up the relationship from scratch, are the Fiat Group, Graziano Trasmissioni Group, Iveco, Morse-tec Europe, Cattini and Demm.