History RAMPF (Taicang) Co., Ltd.

2006 Entscheidung für einen zweiten Produktionsstandort

2006 l Decision to establish a second mineral casting production site

In 2006, RAMPF decided to invest in a mineral casting production site in China to supply existing customers with products and services in and from China.

2007 l Standortentscheidung für Taicang

2007 l Decision for site in Taicang, near Shanghai

After an intensive but rapid analysis of potential sites, a perfect one was found in Taicang. Located just 30 minutes from the edge of Shanghai, and an hour’s drive from the city center, the new undertaking found the ideal conditions in Taicang.

2007 l Baubeginn

May 2007 l Start of construction

Construction of the new building for RAMPF Taicang began in May. After just a few weeks, the first outlines of the future production facilities could be seen.

2007 l Gründung von RAMPF (Taicang) Co., Ltd.

2007 l Founding of RAMPF (Taicang) Co., Ltd.

With the support of the local development zone and the network of German companies, it was possible to receive the necessary business license in the summer of 2007.

2007 l Fertigstellung des neuen Gebäudes

2007 l Completion of the new building

After six months of construction, the new RAMPF (Taicang) building was handed over to RAMPF at the end of October 2007.

2008 Eröffnung von RAMPF (Taicang) Co., Ltd.

2008 l Opening of RAMPF (Taicang) Co., Ltd.

RAMPF (Taicang) Co., Ltd. was opened with a typical Chinese ceremony on January 31, 2008. Along with the management team of the Rampf Group, there were also numerous representatives from local authorities.

2008 l Erster Containertransport

June 2008 l First container export

After several months of training in Germany and German training in Taicang, the first container was exported from Rampf Taicang in June.

2008 l weitere Messeauftritte

2008 l More trade fair appearances

Marketing in Asia and China was also further expanded in 2008. For example, there were visits to trade fairs in China, Japan, Korea, and India.

2009 l Abschluss der Lokalisierung

2009 l Completion of localization

Within the first two years of Rampf Taicang, it was possible to achieve the complete localization of the mineral casting products. With the exception of a few imported specialist chemicals, only local products are developed, manufactured, and supplied to Asian customers.

2010 l weitere Serienprodukte und Prototypen

2010 l Further series products and prototypes

In the years that followed, RAMPF Taicang launched more series products in China. There was also a great deal of interest in samples and prototypes from Chinese machine tool manufacturers.

2012 l Neue Partnerschaft in Taiwan

2012 l New partnership in Taiwan

A partnership contract was drawn up with Mr. David Soong from Bore Technologies at the end of the year. Bore is Rampf Taicang’s sole representative in Taiwan for the sale of mineral castings.

2013 l Wechsel der Geschäftsführung

Beginning of 2013 l Change of management team

In Spring 2013, the management handover process at Rampf Taicang begun in October 2012 was completed. Mr. Fabian Werner took over the position held by Martin Neumann, who had led the Chinese company since its foundation in 2007.

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