A Heritage of Precision and Craftsmanship
During a period when American manufacturers have struggled to survive, Natech has averaged annual growth rate in the double digits since inception. The company is guided by the founder, Gerd Nagler’s philosophy of building talented engineers into adept general managers and reinvesting in equipment.
1998 – Gerd Nagler founds Natech Plastics, Inc. with a career built on German precision and craftsmanship. As a classically trained, master toolmaker, he believes the highest quality molds form the foundation to producing quality parts.
1999 – Natech begins operations with only four injection molding presses.
2000 – Gerd’s eldest son, Tom Nagler, joins Natech.
2003 – Natech achieves ISO 9001 certification.
2004 – Tom Nagler becomes President of Natech.
2006 – Natech adds 10th Injection Molding Press.
2010 – Natech adds engineering design services.
2012 – Natech expands into a second facility, adding an additional 15,000 square feet.
2014 – Natech implements Scientific Molding.
2016 – Natech begins manufacturing operations in its second facility.
2017 – Natech adds Engineering Lab and 3D printing.
2018 – Natech opens new moldmaking facility in New Jersey.
2019 – Natech earns ISO 13485 certification.