History

De Martin has provided functional surfaces in Hinterthurgau for more than 70 years and three generations. This tradition ensures that we are committed to acting conscientiously and innovatively towards our employees and partners on a daily basis. We know that such solidity is not to be taken for granted, we therefore consciously implement our tradition as a Swiss family-run company in our company culture. We are proud to have successfully overcome generation changes and sector crises. We create trust through clear ambitions and a long-term horizon in company decisions.

  • Founding of the individual company der Valentino De Martin in Münchwilen

  • Change of the company name to De Martin AG Metallveredelung. Change of the registered office to Froheggstrasse 34 in Wängi and purchase of the current Plant 1

  • Diverse developments of production, logistics and offices in the Plant 1

  • Certification according to ISO 9001

  • Inauguration of the Plant 2 at Frauenfelderstrasse 45 in Wängi

  • Generation change: Thomas De Martin becomes the CEO of De Martin AG

  • Inauguration of the Plant 2+

  • Certification according to ISO 14001

  • De Martin is awarded the environmental trophy 2012 for its particular engagement in environmental protection

  • Change of name to De Martin AG Surface Technology

  • Expansion in Germany. De Martin AG takes over galvanisation in Neustadt a.d. Aisch from the AHC Group. De Martin GmbH Surface Technology is founded

  • De Martin invests in the Plant 1 in Wängi for the future. In the newly created production line 7, it combines chemically and physically created coatings in a vacuum for the first time (Cerodem)

  • De Martin is elected "Südthurgau company of the year 2016"

  • Martin AG is awarded the Thurgau Apple, the motivation prize of the Thurgau economy for outstanding company performances.