1945 Foundation, in Ettingen, Switzerland of Estrella AG. Business activity during the first 20 years: metal construction and enamelling of household equipment.
1966 In cooperation with the Swiss Chemical Industry, we developed a chemical resistant technical enamel for application on piping and vessels. Expansion of business to Germany and Europe.
1974/76 Major expansion of our facilities to manufacture vessels up to 8 m3. Foundation of Estrella USA.
1980 Family Seedorff acquires the company.
1989 Centralization of all manufacturing in Ettingen and expansion of the glass-lining facility to be able to manufacture vessels up to 25 m3.
1997 Development of the “R2” pipe connection offering a minimum void in pharmaceutical piping systems.
1999 The R2 system and the “Safety split flange” receive patent approval.
2003 Optimization of the ‘’Estrella Connection System’’ with design and productivity improvements.
2010 China License: Estrella is approved to manufacture pressure vessels for the Chinese market.
Blue enamel covering white enamel: By layering different colors of glass, visual wear detection becomes more accurate .
2013 Launch of advanced ground enamel which no longer contains nickel oxide; without affecting the performance or other parameters of the glass.
2014 Development of a transparent enamel top coating that is free of Nickel and Cobalt oxides.