LOMA Milestone: 1956
Lorenz Mattes founds a sole proprietorship. He manufactures simple turned parts such as nuts and screws.
LOMA Milestone: 1962
The company employs approximately 20. The building is enlarged, adding 1500 m² to the manufacturing space.
LOMA Milestone: 1970
80 employees manufacture sophisticated turned and milled parts to customer specifications.
LOMA Milestone: 1983
Further expansion of the manufacturing space, this time by 3,200 m². Employment reaches 100. The first CNC-short lathe and the first machining center are established.
LOMA Milestone: 1995
Founder Lorenz Mattes enters well-earned retirement. LOMA is sold to Georg and Brigitte Knaier. They invest heavily in new manufacturing technology and quality assurance, and introduce a management information system.
LOMA Milestone: 1996
LOMA receives ISO 9001: 2000 certification from DQS Group in Frankfurt.
LOMA Milestone: 1998
LOMA begins to deploy CNC long lathes.
LOMA Milestone: 2003
LOMA Poland is established.
LOMA Milestone: 2005
Further investment in measurement instrumentation.
LOMA Milestone: 2007
Expansion of the production facility and warehouse by 1800 m², with a total of 5,000 m² for 120 employees in Germany and Poland.
LOMA Milestone: 2008
Delta management information system introduced.
LOMA Milestone: 2010
Upgrade from the old CAD system to AutoCAD Inventor 3D. Simultaneous introduction of Solidworks and SolidCAM.
LOMA Milestone: 2012
EN 9100:2009 certification (includes DIN EN ISO 9001:2008)
LOMA Milestone: 2015
LOMA launches a new website.
LOMA Milestone: Future
LOMA continues to support our customers’ success.