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2005DelStar Technologies opens DelStar Technologies (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. China
2004DelStar Technologies acquires Industrial Research Machined Products(IR) and CoreTec Plastics, adding Coretec® profile extrusion and machining capabilities, as well as manufacturing facilities in El Cajon, CA and Richland, PA
2002CoreTec Plastics, Inc. backed by IR, is formed with new profile extrusion equipment in Richland, PA
2001DelStar Technologies forms with merger of Naltex; and AET Specialty Nets and Nonwovens division, with corporate headquarters in Middletown, DE, manufacturing facilities located in Middletown, DE and Austin, TX, and sales offices in Bristol, England and Shanghai, China
2000Nalle Plastics begins doing business as Naltex, its core netting technology
1998AET Specialty Nets and Nonwovens Division invests in new DelPore® meltblown technology
1990'sIR moved to present location in El Cajon, CA
1990AET Specialty Nets and Nonwovens Division acquires Maynard Plastics for Plastinet netting technology (now marketed as Naltex)
1986AET Specialty Nets and Nonwovens Division formed in Middletown, DE, as a Hercules spinoff, with Delnet® apertured film and Stratex® laminate technologies
1985IR starts making Core Tubes
1984Delnet apertured film lines moved to Middletown, DE facility
1981Stratex lamination lines moved to Middletown, DE facility
1978Stratex lamination lines installed at Hercules Research Center in Wilmington, DE
1975Hercules begins supplying Delnet apertured films to Filtration Industry as support screens and spiral wound element components
1970Original Delnet apertured film lines installed by Hercules Company in Marshallton, DE
1970'sNalle Plastics focuses on the filtration industry, supplying nets for reverse osmosis filtration
1970'sNalle Plastics evolves from plastics components manufacturer into an engineering and R&D company, focused on automotive product design
1970'sIR separates into Tube Shop and Machine Shop at two locations
1965Industrial Research Machined Products (IR) founded by John Bowden
1960'sGeorge Nalle, Jr. invents and patents Naltex® netting technology
1946Nalle Plastics founded in Austin, TX by George Nalle, Jr.
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