Historical milestones

We would like to invite you on a journey through the history of Accotex. Please find the most important milestones from the beginning of this company until today.

2013 Oerlikon sells the business units Natural Fibers and Textile Components to the Jinsheng Group.
2011 Product lunch of the new pressfit cot J 465.
2008 Name change according to the merger with the location Fellbach to: Oerlikon Textile Components GmbH, Branch Münster.
2007 OC Oerlikon takes over the Saurer Group. Name change to Oerlikon Accotex Texparts GmbH.
2006 Saurer aquires all activities from Day International in order to strengthen Sauer´s Components Group.
2004 Finish transfer of production of Daytex products from Ashville, NC USA to Greenville SC, USA.
2002 Finish transfer of production of Daytex products from Dundee, Scotland to Münster, Germany.
1999 Day International acquires all Armstrong Textile activities worldwide.
1972 Armstrong introduces first stressless Pressfit Cot concept to replace conventional glue-on cots.
1969 Armstrong starts production of cots and aprons for the US Market in Greenville, SC USA.
1966 Armstrong starts production of rubber parts (cots and aprons) for the textile industry in Münster, Germany.
1946 Armstrong starts marketing the products under the brandname Accotex.
1922 Armstrong start production of Cots and Aprons in USA.
1906 A new factory for linoleum rose from a cornfield on the edge of Lancaster Pennsylvania USA.
1860 Thomas Armstrong starts with a cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh USA.