DMI develop the process of reconditioning marine diesel engine components including specialist weld surfacing and hard chrome plating of piston ring groove faces to improve life and performance.
DMI develop the business of hard chrome plating of automotive press dies and plastic moulding dies and introduces the process globally. Most automotive manufacturers and sub-contract press shops use the DMI process.
DMI acquires the business of AMI Exchangers, Hartlepool, manufactures of replacement heat exchangers and charge air coolers.
Licensee agreements are signed with facilities in Dalian, Nantong & Guangzhou in China, marking DMI’s first move into the region. An agreement was also signed with a partner in Dubai.
DMI were purchased from Torday and Carlisle PLC in Management Buyout/Buy in.
DMI acquires Superior Plating and transfers the business to its North Shields site.
DMI acquires the business of valve manufacture Young and Cunningham UK and transfers the business to its North Shields site.
DMI acquires the business of Highland Electroplaters (HEL), Aberdeen.
One of our businesses, AMI Exchangers, wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the international trade category for the export of their units around the world.
DMI acquires the business of Applied Cooling Technologies (ACT) of Fort Myers, Florida, manufacturers of marine heat exchangers and charge air coolers.