STI Group in the course of time
Opening of the STI Group`s first Chinese design centre in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.
Installation of the new STI Center of Logistics Vogelsberg GmbH in Alsfeld.
STI Group, Europe’s leading provider of PoS solutions and a major player in high quality packaging, has acquired the UK retail display business Line Packaging & Display Limited .
New production facility in Cluj | Romania.
Expansion of the sourcing office in Hong Kong to a full Design-Center
Expansion of the network through acquisition of the Lilyfield Group in Sydney/Australia.
Acquisition of Schräder KG in Greven, a family-run company specialising in folding boxes.
STI Polska expands activities at the new Gdansk location for permanent displays.
The 2009 founding of STI POS Solutions GmbH represents the establishment of an international design and production centre for permanent displays.
STI Polska sp. z o.o. takes possession of a new design centre in Warsaw.
Cooperation with American packaging and display experts RockTenn .
Expansion of production capacities in Rumburk (Czech Republic)
Establishment of a permanent display factory in Poland (STI Polska Sp z.o. o) and a small print run production facility in Budapest (STI Display Hungary Kft.).
The Loxxess-Group becomes an exclusive partner for co-packing and logistics services.
STI Group bundles its consulting services into a separate GmbH: founding of STI Consulting GmbH .
Construction of Germany's most modern packaging print facility at STI Group's Lauterbach site.
Hungarian folding box specialists Petõfi Nyomda Kft. integrated into the STI Group.
Activities in the UK are launched onto a new platform.
Founding of HOME for kids e. V. by Dr. Kristina Stabernack.
STI Corrugated GmbH and its high-capacity corrugated cardboard plant erected in Alsfeld, Germany.
Partnership with Rapid Displays in Chicago, USA.
Founding of STI - Display Emballage Creation S.A.R.L. as a joint venture between STI - Gustav Stabernack GmbH and Grupo Miralles.
Strategic partnership with Frenkel - C.D. Ltd. (formerly Frenkel & Sons), Israel's leading packaging and display manufacturer.
Introduction of STI - Service - Technology – International, a new umbrella brand for all companies and services in the group.
1990 - 1997
With the acquisition of Schröter + Bake AG, the corporate group ascends into the ranks of Europe's leading providers of high quality packaging and displays.
The creation of a new production facility in the Czech Republic and the founding of numerous European sales subsidiaries are a reaction to the rise of pan-European and even global markets.
Foundation of Wilhelm-Stabernack-Stiftung .
With the founding of a separate area dedicated to packaging, the corporate group grows to include an additional service: packaging and machinery from one source.
The introduction of the F flute onto the German market by Gustav Stabernack GmbH gives packaging a new 'profile'.
In Grebenhain, the instant display is developed – and deployed millions of times since then.
1980 - 1990
The corporate group's position on the market is strengthened through extensive investments in technology and R&D.
Annual revenues cross the 100 mn DM threshold for the first time.
Quality writ large – establishment of an in-house quality management system .
At the 1st Annual German Packaging Competition , a product from Gustav Stabernack GmbH, the "tokibox" easy-carry box, brings home a prize.
Revenues climb to 10 mn DM.
Establishment of an internal pre-print unit as a profit center (now STI ProGrafik GmbH).
With the development of the first displays in the new plant in Grebenhain the STI Group strikes new paths. In addition to corrugated board, acrylic glass and plastics are used, too.
The birth of offset-printed corrugated cardboard revolutionises the packaging market. With the development of chrowell (a cardboard sheet laminated on single-face corrugated cardboard and with offset printing), packaging does more than just protect and transport. It is now an advertising medium as well.
Growing demand leads to the founding of an addition production facility in Freiensteinau.
Cornerstone laid on what is still the primary factory in Lauterbach.
First efforts at export – a vine tube, developed in Lauterbach as a transport carton for grape seedlings, is shipped to France and Italy.
First use of flexographic printing.
Temporary relocation to a riding arena near Sickendorf. Working partially with machines rescued from the ruins and new developments, Richard Stabernack and his son Wilhelm pick up the production of film canisters and round containers for cheese.
Development of a steam-driven lamination machine that can enhance simple gray cartons and straw board with a high-glass paper. The result is packaging with advertising appeal.
Destruction of the production site in Offenbach.
Construction of in-house R&D department, industrial solutions through standardisation for the packaging field.
Development of a round container for cheese, with the Lauterbach creamery among the first customers.
50th anniversary of company founding – the prevailing economic crisis was only tangentially felt.
Successful management through specialisation among top management: Georg Stabernack assumes responsibility for the operational issues, Richard Stabernack serves as technical director. Gustav Stabernack GmbH plies its trades under the claim "biggest company and premier name in the industry".
Shoe cartons for Offenbach's leather goods industry and fine cardboard packaging are the company's primary products.
Expansion of the bindery to include "cardboard product production" and installation of first automated technology.
Conversion of company into GmbH.
Company founded by master book binder Gustav Emil Stabernack in Offenbach on Main.