Over the past 25 years, Innotec has been blessed with growth and new manufacturing opportunities and technologies that have become known around the world. Innotec is a small company doing BIG things like growing people, making beneficial products, and creating a culture where people love to work. Take a look at some of our greatest accomplishments in our company’s history and see the potential we carry moving forward.
1992 | Incorporated
Innotec incorporated in October 8, 1992 initially leasing a corner of a building in Hudsonville, Michigan. Innotec began with three machines which ran the T-spring, Visor Elbow, and Resistor Board project for the Automotive Industry
1994 | Move to Zeeland, Michigan
In 1994, Innotec broke ground on Suite 50 in Zeeland, Michigan and moved four machines from Hudsonville to the new building later that same year.
1996 | ESOP begins
Innotec initiated its “Employee Stock Ownership Program” in 1996. ESPO is an intergral part of our winning culture where people love to work and have direct ownership of the success of our organization.
1999 | Roosevelt Campus
In 1999, Innotec purchased 20 more acres behind Suite 50. Suite 100 was built this same year, followed by the Ventura facility and Suite 200 to complete the Roosevelt campus.
2000 | Office
Universal Rail is Innotec’s first program in the Office Furniture market. This program is a great example of how Innotec’s automated advanced manufacturing vision can create huge wins for our Customers
2002 | Hungary Division
With the growth of global opportunities for Innotec, the Hungary division was launched.
2004 | China and Mexico Divisions Initiated
In 2004 Innotec opened facilities in both China and Mexico in communities that would provide close proximity to serve our customers, and also provide opportunities to impact these communities with meaningful employment and stewardship support.
2005 | Colonial Clock Building Acquired
Innotec invested in the refurbishment of the Colonial Clock building in downtown Zeeland, originally built in 1906. The building was completely renovated and converted into a multi-use facility including manufacturing space, office space and condominiums.
2006 | Headrest Stays Launch
Innotec enters the Automotive headrest market with our patented cold notch forming technology for headrest stays.
2007 | Water Wins Established
The Innotec supported non-profit well drilling project in Nigeria is formalized through the vision and technical support of many Innotec team members.
Innotec develops its patent technology for counterweights using 100% recycled material, Innviromass.
2009 | BoardFree®
Innotec BoardFree® technology revolutionizes the industry, providing PCB free solutions for the lighting industry. Innotec awarded CEAM Grant from the State of Michigan for the advancement of the BoardFree® technology.
2012 | 20th Anniversary
Innotec is blessed to have celebrated 20 years of growing people, running a company based on Biblical Principles and creating a culture where people love to work.
2015 | Retail Lighting Markets
In 2015, Innotec expanded its lighting product offerings to retail lighting, providing the advantages of BoardFree solutions to this market.
2016 | BEST SMALL COMPANIES IN AMERICA
Forbes Magazine recognizes Innotec as one of it’s 25 Best small companies in America 2016 because of Innotec’s unique business model and community impact.
2016 | AIT JOINT VENTURE
AIT is a Joint Venture between Innotec and ACTronics CO., Ltd to bring automated Lighting Solutions to South Korea.
2017 | INTRODUCING BESTEC SYSTEMS, LTD.
Innotec and Best Group Holding, LLP of India have formed a Joint Venture to grow BoardFree lighting solutions in India.
Values, Creativity, Impact
Innotec’s expansion is global. Reach out to our headquarters in Zeeland, MI or one of our global divisions.