DOT History

DOT GmbH was established in February 1992 in Rostock as a coatings company by two physicists and two engineers. The founders had long standing industrial and scientific competence in the field of coating and materials technology. This expertise was the cornerstone for the successful development of the company.
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1992

Foundation

DOT Dünnschicht- und Oberflächentechnologie GmbH (thin film and surface technology) is founded; work is commenced at Rostock Innovation Incubator (RIGZ); The first PVD coating system is commissioned

1992

1995

BONIT®coating

BONIT®coating is launched

1997

TPS coating

We start with our own TPS coating plant with plasma spraying.

1997

1998

DOTIZE®

DOTIZE® coating is placed on the market

2000

DOT’s own office and production

DOT’s own office and production building with approx. 3,000 m² of floor space is officially opened

2000

2001

Clean Room Packaging

The name of the company is changed to DOT GmbH; If required, you can now have your products laser marked and packaged in our clean room.

2004

More Production Space

The foundation stone for the new production building with approx. 2,000 m² is laid in June.

2004

2006

New Dental Coatings

BONITex® and DUOTex® coatings for dental implants are launched.

2007

Eifeler Holding GmbH

Eifeler Holding GmbH & Co. KG acquires the majority of DOT GmbH

2007

2009

CE approval

CE approval is obtained for the synthetic bone regeneration material OSSA NOVA and it is launched in May; A new production building with 1,000 m² of floor space is completed

2012

DLC (Diamond-like-Carbon)

From now on we can offer you DLC (Diamond-like-Carbon) coatings for your rotating dental instruments.

2012

2013

DOT America

Building 2 is extended (plus approx. 2,000 m²); DOT America, Inc. is founded. Our first foreign facility is located in Columbia City, Indiana.

2014

All Service at one Location

he extension of house 2 has been completed. Now we have combined all service areas at one location.

2014

2015

Operating activities in America

Operating activities are commenced at DOT America, Inc.

2016

Analytical laboratory services are certified

Our analytical laboratory services are certified by the DAkkS. This enables us to offer you a selected range of tests as a service.

2016

2017

25th anniversary

25th anniversary of DOT

DOT GmbH
Charles-Darwin-Ring 1a
18059 Rostock l Germany

Phone: +49 381- 4 03 35-0
Fax: +49 381- 4 03 35-99

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