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The AVANCO Group develops, manufactures, refines and distributes technical products made of aluminum and fiber composites (carbon fiber and glass fiber). These particularly includes tubes and profiles, tubular and prismatic components. The entire value chain is focused on the development of technically high-end solutions and their industrial production.
We offer our customers measurable competitive advantages through tailor-made components and systems, which are adapted to their individually defined requirements. We are able to accomplish this through our unique combination of expertise for the design and production of high-tech lightweight components made of fiber composites.
The AVANCO Group products which are marketed under the brand names INOMETA, DYNEXA and XELIS, are used in many areas including the automotive sector, the print, film, paper and packaging industry, the solar industry, the machine and plant construction, as well as for marine applications.
The headquarters of the AVANCO GmbH is located in the East-Westphalian city of Herford. Since 1985, the companies has been expanding globally, and has demonstrated a dynamic growth in new business fields. Today, the group generates a turnover in the 3-digit million euro range.
|1981:||Wilfried Tappe founds the Herford-based company INOMETA Maschinenbaugesellschaft mbH. Production of lightweight rollers made of aluminum and carbon composite (CFRP) is launched|
|2000:||xperion GmbH isestablished. Portfolio is extended to carbon composite products|
|2001:||Acquisition of Alpha Composite GmbH in Kassel, which then became xperion Energy & Environment GmbH|
|2001:||The AVANCO GmbH is established as the parent company|
|2002:||Acquisition of FS Composite GmbH & Co. KG in Laudenbach, which then became the xperion components GmbH & Co. KG|
|2004:||Acquisition of EADS Space Transportation GmbH in Immenstaad, which then became the xperion Aerospace GmbH|
|2007:||Acquisition of ACM Advanced Composites & Machines GmbH in Markdorf, which today belongs to the XELIS|
|2008:||Joint Venture and build-up of production site in Appleton (USA)|
|2008:||Acquisition of Metso Paper Inc. (Finland)|
|2010:||Acquisition of production site Warburg (Germany)|
|2013:||Expansion of xperion Energy & Environment by building new production site in Ohio, USA|
|2013:||Transfer of assets from production site Finland to other entities|
|2016:||Divestment of xperion Energy & Environment GmbH (Germany & USA)|
|2016:||Transfer of assets from production site Appleton (USA) to INOMETA|
|2016:||Divestment of xperion Aerospace GmbH in Immenstaad|
|2016:||Transfer of assets from production site Warburg (Germany) to INOMETA|
|2018:||Renaming xperion components GmbH & Co. KG in DYNEXA|
|2018:||Renaming xperion Performance Polymer Composites in XELIS|