Establishment of TIP-TOPOL
On September 8, two engineers Mr. Witold Borucki and Mr. Wiesław Ziółkowski established TIP-TOPOL company which launched its activities in automotive industry.
Start of air spring manufacturing
Launching the production of air springs for Ikarus buses, the popular at that time. While this type of air spring is still manufactured, the Company has launched production of over 600 types of air springs for commercial vehicles suspension, for truck seats and cabs, exporting its products to 60 countries worldwide.
Exclusive distribution rights of REMA TIP-TOP
TIP-TOPOL became an exclusive polish distributor of the biggest global manufacturer TIP TOP Stahlgruber, of tyre repair materials. REMA TIP-TOP company, as this is the company’s name today, is one of the main suppliers of TIP-TOPOL, which currently collaborates with 200 other suppliers from all over the world.
Launching the production of balance weights
In order to meet market requirements, the company launched the production of clip-on weights for balancing wheels in passenger cars and commercial vehicles. These products constitute today one of the main product groups offered both in Poland and abroad.
First commercial branch in Chełm
Upon opening the first commercial branch in Chełm, Lublin Province the company started developing its distribution network. Cooperated with customers in Poland and the neighboring countries.
Production in Polska Wieś
In order to starting development our products we moved our manufacturing operation to refurbished facilities in Polska Wieś near Pobiedziska.
Creating NEOTEC brand
Due to dynamic the development of sales of air spring for vehicle suspension the Company introduced the Neotec brand. In addition to Neotec brand, the Company is also manufactures at air spring for several global private labels.
Establishing a Technical and Sales Support Team
Because of the sales potential of workshop equipment, the company decided to recruit a group of technical and of sales advisors. Due to that decision TIP-TOPOL entered a new sales channel, mechanical workshops. That move resulted in over 50% increase in the workshop equipment sales in the next year.
Implementing ISO TS16949:2008
Operating in the automotive industry, the company made a next big step and implemented certified management system that compliance with ISO TS16949:2008 standard. Acquiring this certificate enabling TIP-TOPOL cooperating with well-known truck manufacturers over the world. Moreover the company management system follows ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standard.
Changing the distribution system
After 15 years of van saleing the company decided to change its distribution system. From that point our orders have been delivered from the central warehouse covering 400mkw. Every day hundred of packages leave the new warehouse reaching customers all over the country. Due to that ground breaking change customers gained access to 5,000 products within 24 hours.
Expansion of the air springs plant
After two years of construction and investment the company completed the largest project in its history which was a milestone in the development of air spring production. Thanks to this undertaking, the company introduced state-of-art technological solutions and doubled its production capacity.
30 years of TIP-TOPOL
A number tailor-made offers prepared to celebrate the 30th anniversary of TIP-TOPOL. The custom offer includes lifting jacks, balancers, tire changers at promotional prices as well as promotional product sets.