History

Hans-Otto Stappert
1970

Hans-Otto Stappert founded the company Stappert-Edelstahl-Handel GmbH in Schwerte in Germany.

1977 - Stappert Spezial-Stahl Handel GmbH
1977

Spezial-Stahl-Industrie Leonard Bors and Stappert Edelstahl-Handel-GmbH merge to form Stappert Spezial-Stahl Handel GmbH. The company logo reflects the round, square/rectangular and hexagonal bar sections.

1977 - Intramet S.A./N.V., Belgium
1977

Intramet S.A./N.V., Belgium, is taken over by Spezial-Stahl-Industrie Leonard Bors.

1978 - CL. Staal b.v., Netherlands
1978

CL. Staal b.v., Netherlands, is taken over by Stappert Spezial-Stahl Handel GmbH.

1979 - Fleischmann Spezialstahl-Handel Ges.m.b.H.
1979

The company Fleischmann Spezialstahl-Handel Ges.m.b.H. has been a member of the Stappert group.

1981 - IMS-International Metal Service, Neuilly, France
1981

IMS-International Metal Service, Neuilly, France, becomes the sole shareholder.

2004 - IMS Stalserwis Spólka z.o.o.
2004

IMS Stalserwis Spólka z.o.o., Poland becomes a subsidiary of Stappert Spezial-Stahl Handel GmbH.

2004 - Specialstål AB, Sweden
2004

The company Specialstål AB, Sweden becomes a part of Stappert Spezial-Stahl Handel GmbH.

2005 - Rév és Társai Nemesacél Kereskedelmi Kft., Hungary.
2005

Stappert purchases the company Rév és Társai Nemesacél Kereskedelmi Kft., Hungary.

2005 - IMS KUPA Inc., Slovakia.
2005

Stappert purchases the company IMS KUPA Inc., Slovakia.

2006 - LEGA-INOX spol. sr.o., Czech Republic.
2006

Stappert Spezial-Stahl Handel GmbH takes over 100% of LEGA-INOX spol. sr.o., Czech Republic.

2008 - UAB IMS Antera in Lithuania.
2008

Stappert Spezial-Stahl Handel GmbH buys the trading concern UAB IMS Antera in Lithuania.

Jacquet headquarters
2010

JACQUET Metals merges with IMS. Eric Jacquet becomes CEO of IMS and, with JSA (which he controls), becomes the main shareholder with 40.21% of capital and 45.99% of voting rights.

2011 - ABRAService and IMS group have been formed.
2011

The brands ABRAService and IMS group have been formed.

2012 - STAPPERT France
2012

The company TRD Inox becomes as STAPPERT France a part of the STAPPERT group.

2012 - NOXON
2012

NOXON becomes as a recognised brand part of the STAPPERT group.

2014 - STAPPERT UK, in Great-Britain.
2014

Foundation of the company STAPPERT UK, in Great-Britain.

2017 - STAPPERT Noxon BV
2017

STAPPERT Nederland BV and NOXON Stainless BV merge to STAPPERT Noxon BV