Schunk Xycarb Technology
Market Study by Joseph Schneider (Harvard Business School)
Alectro BV in Lomm (near Venlo) commisions the Schneider study and takes European representation of Ultra Carbon Inc., Bay City, Michigan USA. Ultra is later sold to Le Carbone-Lorraine (subsidiary of Pechiney). Gerald Varter, Indivers director, becomes Managing Director of Semiconductor division Alectro
Alectro's parent NV Indivers, Amsterdam, and Ultra Carbon set up a 50/50 Joint Venture - Xycarb in Helmond. Directors: Engelbert Twaalfhoven (Indivers), Raymond Baney (Ultra), David Sheldon (Ultra) and Professor J. Erkelens (Ultra), TH Eindhoven
Xycarb and Alectro become 100% subsidiaries of NV Intech - Indivers having sold their interests to a consortium of banks and management
The division Industrial Applications becomes independent as Intech Technology N.V.
Intech focus splits into two: Intech EDM Group and Intech Ceramic Group.
Louwers Glass Technique is sold to Mr. T. Louwers. The semiconductor activities are incorporated into Xycarb Ceramics B.V.
Schunk GmbH becomes 100% shareholder of Xycarb Ceramics B.V.
Establishment of Xycarb Ceramics Georgetown (USA)
Establishment of Xycarb Ceramics subsidiary in Singapore
Wim van Velzen retires from his position as CEO after 28 years of service, since taking on his role in 1984. Peter Spit, CEO and Arjen Costermans, COO are handed over the management of Xycarb Ceramics and continue the drive for Excellence
Establishment of Xycarb Ceramics Taiwan Repair center
Establishment of Schunk Xycarb Technology
Opening of new office and production facilities in The Netherlands
Pure Excellence in People, Products, Processes and Presence. This drive pushes us to be the leading supplier of integrated packages for quartz, graphite, ceramic and silicon products for the microelectronics industry