From garage sale to a large-scale European industry
Here you will get a brief overview of Damstahl’s journey since the company was founded in 1969. From the humble beginnings in a basement in Farum, Denmark, to a position as a pan-European wholesale business with companies in 8 countries.
Publication of the book “Stainless Steel – Handbook for the Curious” in both Danish and English
Publication of the book “Surface treatment of stainless steel” in both Danish and English
Launch of our E-Commerce store and Damstahl’s digital service platform in Denmark and Sweden
Publication of the book “Stainless steel for hygienic equipment in food/pharma” in Swedish
Damstahl Oy, Finland is founded
Publication of the book “Stainless steel for hygienic equipment in food/pharma” in English
Damstahl is the main sponsor of the newly created FoodTech Challenge, an innovation contest, which unites the industry and the Danish universities in a new way
Damstahl occupies a stand at the annual FoodTech-fair in Herning, Denmark together with its sister companies NEUMO, Rieger, and AWH.
Publication of the book “Stainless steel for hygienic equipment in food/pharma” in Danish
Damstahl in Malmö, Sweden acquires its adjoining site taking up 9.122 m2
Inauguration of a new fitting high-rise warehouse in Langenfeld, Germany
Damstahl Germany opens a new sales office in Stuttgart, Germany
Damstahl a/s Norway acquires Steel Support AS
Damstahl sells its English business activities to another company in the NEUMO-Ehrenberg-Group, namely the German company Armaturenwerk Hötensleben GmbH.
The company is operated by the name NEUMO UK Ltd.
Damstahl GmbH establishes business activity in Slovenia by the appointment of a local delegate who is responsible for servicing the Slovenian market.
Publication of the book “Stainless Love” – a tribute to the 100-year anniversary of stainless steel.
The book is published in Danish, English, German, Norwegian and Swedish.
Damstahl in Langenfeld, Germany acquires its adjoining site taking up 4.569m2
Acquiring of Edelstahlservice Frankfurt including the production company Edelstahlservice Magòcs Nemesacèlfeldolgozó Kft in Hungary.
Damstahl Tooling a/s is renamed VARGUS Scandinavia a/s and subsequently becomes a subsidiary of VARGUS Ltd.
January – December 2012
Celebration of the 100-year anniversary of stainless steel.
Publication of the book “Stainless steel and corrosion” in English, German and Swedish.
Publication of the book “Stainless steel and corrosion” in Danish
Damstahl B.V. is founded in The Netherlands
Damstahl Germany turns 50 years old on November 8
Damstahl Norway turns 30 years old on November 11
Damstahl Germany opens a sales office in Hamburg
Damstahl Sweden celebrates its 25-year anniversary
Damstahl Sweden opens a sales office in Sundswall, Sweden
Damstahl Denmark turns 40 years old on December 8
Launch of Blue IQ. A new strategic initiative to give customers the possibility for inspection, testing, and courses. Learn more under Blue IQ
Damstahl Tooling relocates “home” to Danmarksvej 28, Denmark
Inauguration of the additional building of the administration building on Danmarksvej 28, Denmark. The new administrative building is 600m2 and both Damstahl and Damstahl Tooling resides in the buildings
Inauguration of a new Fitting center taking up 2000m2
Completion, total renovation, and arrangement of a fitting center in Skanderborg, Denmark with 7 warehouse machines.
Simultaneously, 10.000m2 of land is integrated into our outdoor warehouse
Damstahl Norway celebrates its 25-years anniversary
3 newly purchased, state-of-the-art Amada saws are put into use at the cutting center in Langenfeld, Germany
2.800m2 newly build warehouse in Langenfeld, Germany is put into use
Acquiring of a packing machine in Langenfeld, Germany
A new fully integrated IT-system (DAM 400) is put into use for the German activities of the group as a result of a €1,3 million investment
Acquiring of the adjoining site in Skanderborg, Denmark. The land includes a 2.100m2 warehouse and a total of 10.000m2 land
As a part of the streamlining of the entire Damstahl group’s infrastructure, the department in Ishøj, Denmark is shut down. Hereby, the Danish activities are solely handled by the Skanderborg offices
The share capital in our parent company is increased and hits DKK 100 million
In Stockholm, Sweden, a new 4.500m2 office and warehouse building is taken into use
In Bergen, Norway, a new 2.500m2 office and warehouse building is taken into use
Our subsidiary Damstahl GmbH expands its warehouse premises with 3.500m2
The Icelandic subsidiary is sold to Sandblástur & Málmhúðun hf and their subsidiary Ferro Zink hf who is a key customer of Damstahl a/s
Damstahl a/s takes on the German activities of Damstahl and becomes the parent company of the entire Damstahl group.
Damstahl a/s acquires its adjoining site in Skanderborg, Denmark and secures the physical framework for future expansions
A 3.000m2 high-rise warehouse in Skanderborg, Denmark is put into use
An Icelandic branch is founded
Damstahl a/s celebrates its 25-years anniversary
A newly built 1.000m2 pipe warehouse in Skanderborg, Denmark is taken into use
Damstahl Stainless Ltd. in Telford is founded
The adjoining site of Danmarksvej 26 in Skanderborg, Denmark is acquired
Damstahl a/s in Bergen, Norway is founded
Damstahl ab in Stockholm, Sweden is founded
Damstahl Værktøj ApS (later renamed Damstahl Tooling) is founded
Damstahl a/s in Copenhagen, Denmark is founded
Damstahl ab in Gothenburg, Sweden is founded
Damstahl a/s in Norway is founded
Damstahl ab in Malmö, Sweden is founded
Relocation from Farum to Skanderborg, Denmark
Damstahl a/s is registered in the Danish Register of Companies.