RAMPF Composite Solutions - the new core competence
RAMPF aquires the Canadian company APEX Composites a leading expert in the design, engineering, and manufacture of composites parts, and integrates it into the Group as the sixth core competence: RAMPF Composite Solutions.
Rudolf Rampf, founder of the international RAMPF Group, receives German Federal Cross of Merit.
Rebranding of the core competences and record sales
The new anglicized company names reflect the much broader service portfolio and growing internationalization of the Group. The RAMPF Innovation Award, which recognizes highly innovative achievements by RAMPF Group staff, is presented for the first time. The RAMPF Group concluded financial year 2014/15 with record sales up 17 percent. The key focal point of the new investments is the construction of a production plant and administration building in Grafenberg. In 2016, RAMPF acquires the Canadian company APEX Composites and integrates this into the Group as a new core competence.
Successful business succession and further expansion
Company founder Rudolf Rampf retires from managing the RAMPF Group and transfers responsibility to his sons Michael and Matthias, who now act as CEOs of RAMPF Holding. As at June 30, 2012, the group of companies has a combined workforce of 525. The consolidated annual sales for FY 2011/2012 is 120 million euros. The RAMPF values – fairness, trust, support, recognition, sustainability, and RAMPF commitment – are set out in words and images in our Group-wide “Added. Value.” communication campaign.
Growth and restructuring
RAMPF Giessharze celebrates its 25-year anniversary. A new branch is founded in Osaka, Japan, as well as RAMPF (TAICANG) CO., LTD, in China. The Group acquires the foam gasket section of Chemque, and the Innovation Center is opened at the headquarters site in Grafenberg.
The RAMPF Group is created
RAMPF Giessharze is joined by the companies EPUCRET, RAMPF Tooling, RAMPF Dosiertechnik, and RAMPF Ecosystems. The first overseas subsidiary is set up in the United States – RAMPF GROUP, INC.
Foundation of RAMPF Kunststoffsysteme GmbH
Rudolf Rampf established the Rampf Kunstoffsysteme GmbH in Grafenberg, which is located between Stuttgart and Reutlingen. The one-man operation is based in the old Grafenberg gymnasium. Rudolf Rampf mixes the first polyurethane casting resins by hand and development takes place at night.