History - Milestones

  • 2016

    Veplas RTM gained FDA – US Food and drug administration approval;
    Veplas, d.d. annual production of more than 25.000 pcs. IIIA ballistic visors

  • 2014

    establishment of Veplas Trženje d.o.o.

  • 2013

    establishment of Veplas RTM d.o.o. with longterm business partner and customer ArjoHuntleigh (manufacturing of medical equipment in the accordance with the requirements of the ISO 13485 standard)

  • 2011

    establishment of Veplas Hrvatska d.o.o.

  • 2010

    Veplas started with the implementation of aerospace program; the company has obtained the standard EN9100 and has raised the production of autoclave to meet the highest requirements

  • 2009

    a part of the production moved to a new plant in Šoštanj (process of hand lamination); at the same time Veplas lak d.o.o. was established for the purpose of coating process

  • 2006

    Veplas production moved into new premises; at the same time Veplas performed a technological modernization to became the leading company among of manufacturers of composite materials in Slovenia

  • 1997

    transformation of Veplas d.o.o. into joint stock company (Veplas, d.d.) and establishment of subsidiary company Veplas Media d.o.o. (a company for disabled persons)

  • 1991

    lost of the markets and programs and performed conversion (production of parts for automotive industry)

  • 1980

    production of sailboards, later production of wind surfing masts for sailboards

  • 1979

    production moved from Šoštanj to Velenje (except the galvanization plant remained in Šoštanj)

  • 1978

    the companies Galip Šoštanj and Integral Velenje merged into a single company Veplas

Two production plants in Slovenia