1933

Founded by Max Meier senior as a workshop for bicycle repairs and trade in bicycle spare parts.

1950

Resumption of operations after World War II with the manufacture and sale of bicycle accessories.

1955 - 1960

Beginning and construction of a production of camping and garden furniture made of tubular steel.

1966

Continuation of the company by the sons Max and
Karl-Heinz Meier. Continuous expansion of the Lichtenau/Baden site and garden furniture production.

1960 - 1980

Expansion of camping and garden furniture ranges made of tubular steel.

1980

Development of the Mecalit tabletop for the "Sieger" table range. The melamine-coated and plastic-encapsulated chipboards are absolutly weatherproof and are still used sucessfully as tabletops for camping and garden tables.

1980

Due to the increasing demand for plastic garden furniture, the company was successfully restructured into a plastics processor.

1984

Foundation of the company Mecalit GmbH and beginning of the use of the new and patented plastic encapsulation technology in the home appliance industry.
 
Headquarters of the Sieger-Mecalit Group in Lichtenau/Baden.
Production of a wide range of "Sieger" outdoor furniture as well as complex components for the home appliance industry and medical technology.

The group of companies is now managed in the third generation by Michael Meier and Matthias Meier.

2004

Foundation of the subsidiary Mecalit Polska Sp. Z oo in Łódź / Poland. Production of complex components for the home appliance industry.

2011

Foundation of the subsidiary Mecalit Bulgaria EOOD in Kuklen-Plovdiv/Bulgaria. Manufacture of components for the home appliance, automotive and electronics industries.

2019

From the middle of 2019, toolmaking by VEM Europe OOD (VEM-Mecalit joint venture) at the Bulgarian plant in Kuklen-Plovdiv.