Company development

New factory in the USA, East Flat Rock, North Carolina

TS 14001 certification

New factory in Myslinka, CZ.

Elkamet celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the company's foundation in 2005.

New factory in the in Czechia and certification to TS 16949

Our lighting globes, of which more than 4 million units have been sold since 1970, were awarded the "Busse Longlife Design Award".

Intensive collaboration with BMW and KTM (since 2000) for the Paris-Dakar Rally by developing special tanks for competition motorcycles.

Second facility for the manufacture of nylon containers at Dautphetal-Wilhelmshütte.

Certified to DIN/ISO 9001.

Extended exterior lighting unit systems (modular system).

The development of Factor 10® (UV protection for polycarbonate).

Nylon container for fuels and hydraulic oils for building machinery and motorcycles.

Automotive window surround profiles.

The first rotation-moulded nylon containers for agricultural machinery.

The development of high-impact PC lighting units.

Seamless, coloured lighting globes for outside lighting.



Lampshades and fluorescent light housings.


The manufacture of decorative mouldings with metallic finish for furniture, TV sets, and later also for motorcars.

Founded as Lahnplastic Ltd in Biedenkopf (Lahn).

Same shareholding since 1960.