Schivo Group Outside Sign, Waterford

It takes years to build a trusted contract manufacturing and design partner. Here are our milestones.


Key Milestones

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    1973

    Company founded (originally called Waterford Tool Company).

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    2007

    • Company name changes to SCHIVO.
    • Introduced SAP as our ERP system.
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    2008

    • Acquired G&O Precision in the Leicester UK
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    2009

    Achieved ISO13485 Certification for Medical Devices manufacture
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    2010

    • Constructed Class 10,000 & Class 1,000,000 Cleanrooms in our Waterford facility¬†
    • Reached 100 employees
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    2011

    • Introduced new machine tool technologies including a Mori-Seiki 5-axis machining centre.
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    2012

    • Introduced Lean Manufacturing programmes into our process.
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    2013

    • Moved into new Waterford manufacturing facility and consolidated Precision and Assembly Operations under one roof
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    2014

    • Opened a dedicated "White Room" assembly operation in our Waterford facility.
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    2015

    • Launched 3D FDM printing partnership with Stratasys and installed Fortus 400mc and Fortus 900ms FDM 3D printing machines in Waterford.¬†
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    2016

    • Introduction of new ultrasonic aqueous and solvent cleaning systems.
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    2017

    • Continued investment in micro machining technologies including new 11 axis machining centres.