Our company history

From the founding of Murrplastik GmbH in 1963 to the present. Look back with us on fifty eventful years full of innovation:

 

 

2015

Foundation of m-pix

Foundation of the subsidiary m-pix s.r.l. Italy.  Development and manufacturing of solid-state laser systems

2015

Foundation of m-pix

Foundation of the subsidiary m-pix s.r.l. Italy.  Development and manufacturing of solid-state laser systems

2014

Expansion

Expansion of production, warehousing and office space by 4000 m² in Oppenweiler - Zell (Germany)

2013

50 years of Murrplastik

Company anniversary

2013

Murrplastik Innovationstechnik GmbH is established

Responsible for innovations management and patent related business for the entire Murrplastik Group.

2011

Integration of Cablequick®

Integration of Cablequick ® into the Murrplastik group as a 100% subsidiary of Murrplastik Systemtechnik GmbH

2011

Production facility in China

Establishment of a production facility for the Asian market in China

2009

Change of name

Murrplastik Kunststofftechnik GmbH changes its name to Murrplastik Medizintechnik GmbH.

2008

New clean room production hall

New Murrplastik Kunststofftechnik GmbH production hall with clean room production.

2007

Subsidiary in Italy

Foundation of a subsidiary in Italy.

2006

Distribution company in Austria

Foundation of a distribution company in Austria.

2005

Patent disclosure of the first cable drag chain with magnet technology

First cable drag chain with non-contact gliding.

2003

Subsidiary in China

Foundation of a subsidiary in China.

2002

Subsidiary in Spain

Foundation of a subsidiary in Spain.

2001

Foundation of Murrplastik AG Schweiz

Foundation of Murrplastik AG Schweiz.

2000

Establishment of the technology centre

Establishment of the Murrplastik technology centre as an engineering service for the group of companies.

1996

Subsidiaries in the United States and Spain

Foundation of subsidiaries in the United States and Spain.

1994

Plant in Falkenstein, Saxony

Establishment of another large toolmaking facility by Murrplastik Kunststofftechnik in Falkenstein, Saxony.

1993

Cable entry systems

Development of the cable entry systems.

1992

Separation of production engineering / systems engineering

Production engineering with the focus on fully automatic plastics manufacturing in high volume production. Systems engineering with a focus on the global distribution of in-house products for machine and plant construction.

1991

Subsidiary in France

Foundation of a subsidiary in France.

1990

Construction of a production facility for corrugated conduits

Construction of a production facility for corrugated conduits.

1986

First computer-aided labelling system

Development of the first computer-aided labelling system (ACS) for single wires, clamps and control gear.

1984

Patent application for the first openable cable drag chain

Development of and patent application for the first openable cable drag chain.

1983

Specialization in plastics production

Specialization in plastics manufacturing on the overmoulding of metal parts. Internally developed pick-and-place robots allow high volume production for the automotive industry.

1963

Foundation of Murrplastik GmbH

Foundation of Murrplastik GmbH by Horst Hölzl and Andreas Fröhlich as a manufacturer of plastic articles for household use.