Milestones

People, patents, innovation prizes, changes, and new products.
For more than 40 years, our list of milestones has been growing longer and longer, shaping the face of our company.

 

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1974
Founding of the company
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1997
Market launch of the Deskcoater
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1997
Innovation award from the Techtextil trade fair
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2000
First Coatema symposium
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2001
New corporate HQ with connected R&D centre
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2001
Research and innovation award from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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2003
Patent for the double side coating system
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2003
Patent for the indirect case doctor blade system
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2003
Publication of standard work "Coating Substrates and Textiles" by A. Giessmann, Springer Verlag Publishing House
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2004
New development and innovation award from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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2005
Innovation award from the Techtextil trade fair
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2006
New HQ, extension of overall surface area to 10,000 m²
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2006
Patent for Jetdryer
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2007
Click&Coat™ registered as trademark
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2007
Opening of the world's most diverse R&D centre for coating, printing, and laminating, covering a surface area of 1,200 m² (left-right: Herbert Giessmann, Dr. Jens Baganz, Heinz Hilgers, Dr. Andreas Giessmann)
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2008
Market launch of Easycoater
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2010
Market launch of Smartcoater
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2010
Winner of the JEC Innovation Award
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2010
11th Coatema symposium (annual event since 2001)
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2011
IDTechEx „Technical Development: Manufacturing Europe“ award
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2011
IDTechEx „Technical Development: Manufacturing USA“ award
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2012
Opening „PrintoCent Pilot Factory“ with a Coatema pilot plant for solar cells
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2013
New corporate design
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2013
Market launch of Thin Film Coater / Printer
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2014
Market launch of Test Solution
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2014
5th place in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry research and innovation prize
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2016
Award for the successful structural transformation of the company of machinery and construction to high-tech equipment by the Ministry of Economy and energy
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2018 – KROENERT and Coatema join forces

Hamburg/Dormagen, August 29, 2018 – Hamburg-based ATH Altonaer-Technologie-Holding GmbH (owner of KROENERT GmbH & Co KG) acquires all Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH company shares.

 

(left-right: Detlev Dieke, Markus Schröder, Dr. Andreas Giessmann, Dr. Tarik Vardag, Burkhard Meyer, Thomas Kolbusch, Dr. Valentino Villari)

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