De Globe history

 YEAR EVENT
 1903 Founding of De Globe Tegelen, on 29 April
 1947 Globe joins Meehanite organization: development and implementation of procedures for melting and inspection of raw materials
1948 Establishment of production facility in Belfeld (NL)
1956 First production of nodular cast iron in Belfeld
1963 Start-up of production facility in Weert (NL)
1968 First daily production of over 60.000 Kg's
  First monthly production of over 1.000.000 kg's
1971 Relocation of production facilities from Tegelen to Belfeld
1975 Start-up of production facility in Hoensbroek (NL), within a partnership with Oranje-Nassau steel foundry
1981 Stock transfer from Hoogovens to LIOF
1987 - 1989 Modernisation of production facility in Weert
1995 Founding of Globe Pressure Vessels in Weert
1996 - 1997 Modernisation of production facility in Belfeld
  Opening of the new grinding department in Weert
1998 Stock tramsfer from Hoogovens to PARNIB
2002 Reorganisation of company: restructuring and centralisation of management processes
2003 100th anniversary on 29 April
March 2004 Componenta acquired the share majority of De Globe