The history of KarcomaAbout us

Karcoma-Armaturen GmbH has almost 100 years of history up to its roots.

Over 90 years of success distinguishes usTradition and History

1922

Karl Collmer founded a bicycle repair shop in Gerlingen near Stuttgart

1924

Development of pedals and air pumps for bikes

1925

Production start of bicycle pedals and air pumps

1929

Patent granting for the invention of a cock for fuel tanks used in vehicles

1930

Development and production start of fuel cocks

1950

Development and production start of fuel filters

1952

Karl Collmer apparatus and repetition work company is renamed to Karco-Armaturen Plant

1956

Development and production start of decompression valves

1957

Construction of larger production plant and relocation to Maichingen near Stuttgart

1960

Development and production start of theft prevention devices for automotive vehicles

1964

Marching with EVEGA Company in Nuremberg

1969

Karco-Armaturen Plant is renamed to Karcoma-Armaturen GmbH

1970

Development and production start of plastic fuel filters

1978

New Executive Manager: Waltraud Richter, neé Collmer

1992

Today's Executive Manager, Dipl.-Ing. Kurt Michael Richter, joined the company

2005

Umzug in den neuen Verwaltungsanbau, Abschluss Neu- und Umbau des Produktionsgebäudes

2005

Move in the new administration building, completion of construction of new builded and rebuilded production building

2018

Successfully completed certification procedure according to IATF16949:2016