Permonite Manufacturing Company Founded
Permonite Manufacturing Company was founded in Morocco, Indiana as manufacturer of stamped metal and plastic components and assemblies for consumer electronics.
Developed Insert Molding
Developed "insert molding" with insert molded CRT sockets for consumer electronics.
Entered automotive industry as Ford supplier of precision mechanical assemblies.
General Motors Preferred Supplier
Selected by General Motors as a preferred supplier of precision insert molded components and assemblies.
Implemented vertical integration strategy
Changed name to The Intec Group, Inc. Acquired Cardinal Tool and Manufacturing Company to expand integrated metal stamping capabilities with rapidly expanding insert molding operations.
GM Sole Source
Launched production as sole source supplier to GM of lead frame interconnect module for their first distributor-less ignition systems
Launched Total Quality Management (TQM) strategy
Launched Total Quality Management (TQM) strategy and retained services of American Supplier Institute (ASI) and Dr. Genichi Taguchi
Initial Globalization Strategy
Developed initial globalization strategy and executed joint venture with UK firm.
Acquired New Metrics, Inc.
Acquired New Metrics, Inc., a leading provider of concurrent engineering capability, CAD/CAE/CAM services and in-house rapid turn around prototype.
Formed UK Strategic Alliance
Formed strategic alliance with UK company to consolidate metal stamping operations.
Began Production in Singapore
Intech begins production operations in Singapore Southeast Asia.
QS9000 Palatine Illinois
Received QS9000 registration at Palatine Illinois; Morocco, Indiana and Singapore facilities.
Began production in Tianjin, China
The Intech Group begins production in Tianjin, China facilities.
QS9000 and ISO Tianjin, China. Formed AI Technologies
Received QS9000 and ISO registrations at Tianjin, China plant. 2002 - Formed AI Technologies in Palatine, IL, expanding Intec's global solutions to include certified minority business enterprise
Began build-out of Mexico operation to serve the global door systems customers
Shanghai China, Intec Mexico, Delphi Award
Began production in Shanghai China. Achieved QS9000 registration at Guaymas, Mexico facility. Received Delphi Certificate of Excellence Award.
Global Molding Alliance
Formed Global Molding Alliance (GMA) with industry leading molders in Europe and across the globe.
AI Technologies Top 25
Intec's AI Technologies subsidiary named one of Delphi's "Top 25 Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Companies".
Sensata Supplier of the Year Award
Won Sensata (formerly Texas Instruments) Supplier of the Year Awards for North America and Asia
Intech Group begins production in Changzhou, China.