History RAMPF Group Inc.
2003 l Foundation of RAMPF Group Inc.
In June RAMPF goes abroad with the foundation of RAMPF Group, Inc. located in Holland, Ohio.
2009 l RAMPF Group takes over the Form-In-Place Gasketing Division of Chemque Inc.
Starting January 2009, the RAMPF Group will take over the Form-In-Place Gasketing Division of Chemque Inc. A win-win situation! RAMPF wants to establish market leadership worldwide within the field of foam gaskets. Chemque wants to focus on the Specialty Graphics, Construction and Telecommunications divisions. The addition of the Chemque materials will optimally enhance the comprehensive product portfolio of RAMPF. Thus, FDA and UL-listed systems will now be part of the product line of the RAMPF Group. The European market will be supplied by the German RAMPF Giessharze GmbH & Co. KG. The US subsidiary, RAMPF Group, Inc. (Wixom, Michigan), will service customers in the NAFTA region.
2008 l RAMPF Group starts own production
The RAMPF Group, Inc. starts their own production. In total the American subsidiary of the RAMPF Group invested one million dollars into the construction of the capacity. After one year of planning and construction, the 2800 m² factory starts producing foam gaskets out of polyurethane.
2006 l RAMPF Group,Inc. expands
RAMPF Group expands and moves into 30.000 sqft facility.
Foam in Place Gasket Door Modules for the Jeep Wrangler. RAMPF Group, Inc. foams 400.000 door modules per year for the Jeep Wrangler.
2012 l RAMPF Group constructs new facility in Atlanta
RAMPF Group, Inc. follows trend set by automakers The process of foaming, coating, bonding, and casting large automotive parts in particular calls for proximity to the end customer. This minimizes transport costs and ensures greater flexibility in meeting customer needs. RAMPF Group, Inc. has therefore opened a new facility in Atlanta, Georgia, close to the automotive industry in the south-east of the USA.
2013 l RAMPF Group starts Close Contour Casting
2014 l New facility for more growth
In early 2014, RAMPF Group, Inc. moves into a new facility across town. “We need more space in order to continue on our path of growth,” Jürgen Penker, Managing Director of RAMPF Group, Inc., emphasizes. The move involves an increase in floor space from 28,000 to 50,000 square feet, including 5,000 ft² for office space and 5,000 ft² for applications engineering/laboratory.
2016 I New core competence – RAMPF Composite Solutions
RAMPF acquires the Canadian company APEX Composites and integrates it into the Group as the new core competence RAMPF Composite Solutions.
RAMPF Composite Solutions enters the global composites market as a holistic supplier to companies in the aerospace and medical industries. It offers a complete suite of services including composite part design and engineering, tool making, tailored fiber placement, composite manufacturing to very tight tolerances, and metal-to-composite conversion engineering.
The incorporation of APEX Composites represents another major step in the internationalization of the RAMPF Group.