Company History

2015

Recent FOCUS magazine growth review among 500 German midsize companies sees SLM Solutions ranking No. 12 of fastes growing companies in engineering and production!

2014

On 9. May SLM performs the first IPO of a company on German stock exchange in 2014 with big success. Increased working capital boosts business activities.

2013

Private equity firm DPE from Munich buys shares of SLM Solutions GmbH and major restructuring of the business starts

2011

MTT Technologies GmbH, Lübeck, is renamed into SLM Solutions GmbH. SLM Solutions GmbH is continuing to expand its position as a technology leader in vacuum casting, metal part casting and additive manufacturing technologies, particularly in SLM technology.

2010

MTT Technologies Group, comprising MTT Technologies GmbH – Lübeck, Germany and MTT Technologies Ltd - Stone, UK have reached the agreement to commercially separate their activities.

2008

Part of the MCP Group becomes MTT Technologies group to strengthen the approach in Additive Layer Manufacturing.

2007

Founding of MCP HEK Tooling GmbH to promote SLM Technology further.

2006

First company to process Aluminum and Titanium on SLM® machines.

2001

Registration of the trademark SLM®​  in Germany

2000

Market introduction of SLM-Technology.

1998

New factory for high purity metals in UK and opening of Euro-Tech-Center for „Rapid Prototyping“ in Kaarst near Düsseldorf.

1997

Opening of MCP Technology in Minsk.

1992

MCP Iberia founded in Madrid.

1991

MCP systems is founded in USA.

1990

MCP Italia is founded in Milano.

1987

MCP introduces Vacuum casting into the European market.

1986

Opening of new factory in Wellingborough and founding of Medical appliance company "HEK Medizintechnik".

1974

French subsidiary is opened.

1970

MCP introduces "Prototype tooling".

1969

Founding of Metalspecialities Inc., USA.

1957

HEK GmbH, Lübeck, joins MCP. 
1952 Bolivian government claims Aramayo´s mines.

1916

Compagnie Aramayo moves head office to Switzerland.

1929

Aramayo opens Mining and Chemical Products Ltd. (MCP) in London.

1906

Aramayo gets listed on London stock exchange.

1868

Aramayo opens Bismuth refinery in England.

1863–1865

Founding of Aramayo Bismuth mines in Bolivia.