History
Company Management
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Draht- und Metallwarenfabrik
Philipp Schneider GmbH & Co. KG

Speckerbrücke 2 · PO Box 1262
D-55583 Bad Kreuznach


Phone: +49 (0) 67 08 63 36-0
Fax: +49 (0) 67 08 63 36-40

01.07.1927

Foundation of the Philipp Schneider GmbH & Co. KG in Hessen

Manufacture of wire goods (Tension wires for Vineyards etc.)

1939

Start of manufacture of Wirehoods for Champagne bottles and export to the USA

1941

Production site moved to Flörsheim/Main (to be close to the Champagne cellars)

1962

Production site moved to Bad Kreuznach

From 1962

Specialising in Closures

Automation of  Production

Export ratio > 50 %.

Establishing the „Schneider-Standards“ as the Industrial standard

1977

Investment by Schneider in:
I.C.A.S. S.p.A
., Ivrea, Production of 4 post Wirehoods, (founded 1956)

H.I.T.E. S.A., Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, , Production of 4 post Wirehoods, (founded 1968)

1983

Foundation of San Bernardo Tappi Spumante S.r.l., Ivrea, Trading with Corks

From 1986

Schneider: Development and manufacture of Conveying and handling systems for Cellars

1987

Foundation of I.C.A.S. FRANCE S.a.r.l., Reims, Trading with Wirehoods

1991

Take over of the Hofmeier Company in Mainz

Product Specialisation:
I.C.A.S./H.I.T.E: Manufacture of 4 post Wirehoods
Schneider: Manufacture of strap Wirehoods, Conveyor and Handling systems

2001

Investment in S.A. Prats & Bonany, Reims (Joint Venture with a Portuguese Cork Producer, Cork Processor and Cork Trading)

2002

Start of the development and manufacture of Secco cords

2003

Foundation of  Kapselfabrik Schneider GmbH, Bad Kreuznach,
Manufacture of Wine and Champagne capsules

2004

Delivery of the first high speed Cord applicator (KOM 4500), Schneider-Patent

2005

Investment in
CAPMETAL S.a.r.l., Montesson
Trade with articles of metal for the packing industrie, especially closures

2006

Foundation of ICAS BRASIL - Industria e Cemércio de Artefatos Selantes Ltda., Garibaldi
Production and distribution of four post wirehoods and machines for wine and champagne cellars