Milestones of a Success Story

1980

Founding of ELTRO GmbH in Aachen. Development of the ELTROPULS Plasma-Technology. Installation of the first plant.

1982

The ELTRO GmbH expands by opening up a treatment shop for nitriding service.

1984

Export of the first nitriding plant into the USA.

1990

The first fully automated, production integrated, plasma nitriding plants got delivered to a bespoke German automotive OEM.

1995

Expansion of the Baesweiler plant to over 50000 ft² production floor space.

1999

Introduction of a new generation of high current plasmanitriding Plants with over 2000 Ampere of plasma current.

2004

Eltro gets it 25th patent in the field of plasma surface processing. Eltropuls technology established itself as a standard in industry.

2010

Eltro celebrates 30 years of successfull company history. More than 350 Plants have been delivered world-wide.