Schivo Group Outside Sign, Waterford

Key Milestones

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    1973

    Company founded (originally called Waterford Tool Company)
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    2007

    • SCHIVO established by CEO Seamus Kilgannon
    • Introduced SAP as our ERP system
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    2008

    • Acquired G&O Precision in the Leicester UK
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    2009

    Achieved ISO13485 Certification for Medical Devices manufacture
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    2010

    • Constructed Class 10,000 & Class 1,000,000 Cleanrooms in our Waterford facility 
    • Reached 100 employees
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    2011

    • Achieved AS9100 Aerospace Certification
    • Achieved ISO9001 Certification
    • Introduced new machine tool technologies including a Mori-Seiki 5-axis Machining Centre
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    2012

    • Commenced and Introduced Lean Manufacturing Programs into our process
    • Started to work with the Oil & Gas Sector in our Leicester UK facility 
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    2013

    • Moved into new Waterford manufacturing facility and consolidated Precision and Assembly Operations under one roof
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    2014

    • Opened a dedicated "White Room" Assembly operation in Waterford facility
    • Commenced a project for full turnkey assembly of medical waste product
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    2015

    • Started assembly of Aerospace substructures (floor) in Waterford facility
    • Launched 3D FDM printing partnership with Stratasys and installed Fortus 400mc and Fortus 900ms FDM 3D Printing machines in Waterford 
    • Reached over 200 employees
    • Acquired Maydown Precision Engineering (MPE) in Derry Northern Ireland and renamed it as Schivo NI