Almost a century of success in the plastics market
In 1924, when plastic was a completely new and revolutionary material, Gustav Schwartz founded the first European company for the production of thermosets for the roller mill industry. Ever since, the company has expanded into a globally active plastics provider.
Gustav Schwartz establishes the first European company for the production of plastic slide bearings for roller mills.
Development of thermoplastic PA6 (nylon)
The first pulley for crane construction is manufactured. The production of pulleys in the centrifugal casting process is gradually developed to series-production readiness
Schwartz is a joint venture partner in the establishment of CMP, our production facility in the Czech Republic
Schwartz acquires Metalleido (thermoset manufacturer in Italy)
Inauguration of the new polyamide 12 plant in Xanten
Expansion of mechanical production in Xanten (2,000m²)
Acquisition of 50% of the CMP shares from the JV partner and founding of STP-CR
Doubling of the hall area of the factory in the Czech Republic (5,000m²)
Construction of new polyamide casting plant in Xanten
Incorporation into the international Röchling Group in the Röchling Industrial division and renamed Röchling Industrial Xanten GmbH