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  • Top Mountain Star, Austria. Hot-dip galvanized steel structure.

The history of the Kopf Group

1973

Establishment of a galvanizing shop in Göppingen by Magda and Willi Kopf

1979

Relocation of the plant to the newly built facilities in Schlierbach near Kirchheim/Teck

1986 

Takeover of Brunner Verzinkerei Brüder Bablik, Austria – today´s ZINKPOWER Brunn

1988

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Bergheim, Austria

1989 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Klagenfurt, Austria

1991 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Radebeul, Germany

1992 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Moson, Hungary - the first firm outside the German-speaking countries

1994

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Roudnice, Czech Republic

1996 

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Malacky, Slovakia 

1998 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Promptus, Czech Republic

1998

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Ostrava, Czech Republic 

1999

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Austrindo, Indonesia - the first firm outside Europe

2000 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Wiener Neustadt, Austria

2000 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Krieger, Germany

2000 

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Coating, Austria 

2000

Takeover of 13 German galvanizing plants and one die-cast producer, from Metaleurop Weiterverarbeitung GmbH - the largest deal in the ZINKPOWER Group's history

2001 

Start of production at POWER-CAST Ortmann s.r.o., Czech Republic - producer of zinc die-cast parts 

2002 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Remels and ZINKPOWER Schopsdorf, Germany

2003

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Schönberg, Germany

2003 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Gratkorn, Austria

2003

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Bernau, Germany

2005

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Hückelhoven, Germany

2005 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Stettin, Poland

2007 

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Monterrey, Mexico 

2007

Takeover of POWER-CAST Vobra, Germany - producer of aluminium die-cast parts

2007

Start of production at POWER-CAST Monterrey, Mexico - producer of aluminium and zinc die-cast parts

2008

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Batam Indo, Indonesia

2008 

Takeover of POWER-CAST Zitzmann, Deutschland - producer of magnesium die-cast parts

2008

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Middle East, United Arab Emirates 

2010

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Wielkopolska, Poland

2010

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Martin, Slovakia

2010

Takeover of POWER-CAST Light Metal Solutions, Germany - producer of light metal systems

2011

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Buk, Poland

2013

Grand opening of POWER-CAST Liaoning, China

2015 

Start of production at ZINKPOWER São Paulo, Brazil

2015 

Takeover of ZINKPOWER Vorchdorf, Austria 

2016 

Start of production at ZINKPOWER Coating Schopsdorf, Germany 

2016 

Takeover of POWER-CAST Drumeta, Germany