History

TDDK - construction of phase 1

TDDK – construction of phase 1

TDDK - start of construction of phase 2

TDDK – start of construction of phase 2

TDDK - start of production in die cast

TDDK – start of production in die cast

TDDK - 20-millionth compressor

TDDK – 20-millionth compressor

TDDK - cooperation with fire brigades

TDDK – cooperation with fire brigades

TDDK - 30-millionth compressor

TDDK – 30-millionth compressor

TDDK - cooperation with fire brigades

TDDK – cooperation with fire brigades

TDDK at night

TDDK at night

TDDK - first Compressor run

TDDK – first Compressor run

TDDK - 2020

TDDK – 2020

TDDK - appointment of first Officer for Sorbian Issues

TDDK – appointment of first Officer for Sorbian Issues

TDDK - ground breaking ceremony of building no 6

TDDK – ground breaking ceremony of building no 6


Corporate history and development

Together with our parent companies, TDDK looks back on a corporate history of nearly 95 years since “Toyoda Automatic Loom Works” had been founded by Sakichi Toyoda in Japan.

1998

  • October: business formation as a joint venture of Toyota Industries Corporation and Denso Corporation
  • November: construction start of building phase 1 (production)

2000

  • April: start of production – the first compressor is delivered to our customers
  • September: Grand Opening Ceremony

2001

  • March: construction start of building phase 2 (production)

2002

  • November: start of production at the 2nd production line

2003

  • March: start of production at the housing machining lines

2005

  • May: construction start of building phase 3 (die casting)
  • October: start of production at further machining lines

2006

  • March: start of production at the die casting lines
  • December: annual production exceeds 2 million compressors for the first time

2007

  • October: production of the 10-millionth compressor
  • December: installation of roof solar plant – at that time largest of its kind in Europe

2008

  • February: start of production at the 3rd assembly line
  • December: start of production at further machining lines

2009

  • September: production of the 15-millionth compressor

2011

  • April: production of the 20-millionth compressor
  • October: topping out ceremony of building phase 4 (logistics)

2012

  • July: topping out ceremony of building phase 5 (production)

2013

  • September:  start of production at the clutch lines

2014

  • February: production of the 30-millionth compressor
  • February: start of production at the 4th assembly line

2015

  • March: certification according to ISO 50001 standards

2016

  • June: production of the 40-millionth compressor

2017

  • December: start of production of 6S pulley/clutch assembly

2018

  • April: certification according to IATF standards
  • August: production of the 50-millionth compressor

2019

  • October: prodction extension of pulley/clutch assembly

2020

  • March: Corona shutdown

2021

  • September: 20+1 years anniversary

2022

  • May: certification according to ISO 45001 standards

2023

  • June: construction start of building phase 6