To generate entrepreneurial spirit at all levels through the process of continuous improvement and real-time management control
To be competitive through technology
To adopt the virtual model on each project in order to evaluate the processes thinking out of the box
Year of foundation of the company FCS S.n.c. for the design and manufacturing of thermoplastic injection tools.
Beginning of the specialization in tools for automotive lighting, since 1999 they represent 100% of the turnover.
Introduction of FCS clamping system, self-developped, designed and manufactured with the aim to setup unique tool workpieces with standard elements considering the tool as a series product; this represented the first step towards the automation in the manufacturing of job order products.
Introduction of a self-developped management software as a tool to manage information and documents connected to the jobs and for the scheduling based on previous jobs.
From the Spin-off the R&D team of ELMANN was founded FCS System, which aim is to support ELMANN in developing innovation and research activities. FCS System finances itself by selling the technologies resulting from that process.
Implementation of the first automatic pallet change system in the toolshop that allowing the workpieces clamping outside the machine translated to higher machine utilization.
Reorganisation of the structure of the corporate group with change of company name from FCS Srlu to ELMANN Srlu.
Installation of the first H24 multifunctional milling centres, able to concentrate on a single machine deep drilling, rough milling and fine milling; this is the maximum expression of the aim to reduce the manufacturing stages and of the research to reduce lead time through technology.
Installation of a new 1800T IMM with central turnable table and with standard vertical rotative plate for tryouts of tools for 2K HL lenses, multicolour parts and single shot parts.