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C&F Tooling China

C&F Progress to date

 

  • 1989 - Galway - Established in Galway to design & manufacture jigs and press tools.
  • 1995 - Galway - Official opening of Greenfield site at Cashla, Athenry, Co. Galway.
  • 1995 - Galway - Expanded the business into the pressing of sheet-metal components.
  • 1996 - Galway - Received ISO 9001 approval.
  • 1997 - Galway - Expanded the presswork facilities with a 1,200 sq. metre extension.
  • 1997 - Galway - Commenced supply to the USA.
  • 1998 - Galway - Additional extension of 1,200 sq. metres to premises for assembly lines.
  • 1998 - Galway - Established a hubbing facility in the US.
  • 1998 - Galway - Invested in an electronics company to develop integration into the assembly business.
  • 1998 - Galway - Addition of a further 2,600 sq. metres to premises expanding the pressing facility.
  • 1998 - Galway -Diversified into the soft-tooling business to service low volume production requirements which do not warrant hard tool investment.
  • 1999 - Galway - Extended premises by 2,600 sq. metres to house additional plant and machinery.
  • 1999 - Galway - Toolroom extended by 1200 sq. meters.
  • 1999 - Galway - Invested in overhead crane for handling large tools up to 10 ton.
  • 1999 - Galway - Relocation of cable harness assembly from Shannon to Galway.
  • 2000 - Galway - Further extension of 2600 sq. meters for M.I.G., T.I.G. and resistance spot welding.
  • 2000 - Galway - Incorporated Paint Shop into the facility.
  • 2001 - Galway - Opened state of the art paint plant within a dedicated building
  • 2002 - Galway - Introduced a Robotic Welding Cell into Ireland.
  • 2002 - Czech - Officially opened a new Manufacturing Facility in the Czech Republic.
  • 2003 - Czech - Further Extension of 90,000 sq. feet for manufacturing.
  • 2004 - Philippines - New Manufacturing Facility in the Philippines to service our Asian markets.
  • 2005 - Philippines - Expanded manufacturing facility by 30,000 sq. feet
  • 2005 - Philippines - Commence product shipping to USA.
  • 2006 - Galway -Invested in TRUMF 3030 Laser cutting technology.
  • 2006 - Philippines - Invested $950,000 for a second Paint Plant
  • 2006 - Galway - Invested 1,200,000 euros in new Paint Plant facility.
  • 2007 - January - Galway - Signed Muck Truck Contract to manufacture and distribute worldwide from 3 sites - Galway Czech Republic and Philippines.
  • 2008 - March - Galway - Purchased an additional 8 acres - doubling the Galway site.
  • 2008 - March - Philippines -Purchased additional 40,000 sq. feet This building is for CTO Rack Assembly.
  • 2008 - July - Galway - Commenced expansion to facility by a further 20,000 sq. feet for manufacturing.
  • 2008 - July - Czech - Commenced an expansion to manufacturing facility by 30,000 sq. feet.
  • 2008 - July - China - Officially opened a new Manufacturing facility in DongGuan, China.
  • 2008 - October - Ireland - Iralco, the car parts manufacturer, is acquired by C&F Group. Iralco design and develop decorative and functional trim for major automotive brands.