1955 Company established as "METOBA", Heinrich Hering Metalloberflächenbearbeitung.
1958 Move to the current location in Königsberger Straße.
1981 Construction of a new production shop for several barrel electroplating installations.
1988 Awarded the "Gütezeichen Galvanotechnik" as the first company in the Federal Republic of Germany for gold and silver electroplating (RAL-RG 660/S and 660/7).
1989 Acquisition of the office building at Königsberger Str. 25.
1992 First installation for coating continuous strip enters service.
1993 Company expands to Königsberger Str. 33.
1996 First certification of the quality management system to DIN EN ISO 9002.
1998 New shipping store built. First own-designed strip installation is completed.
1999 First certification of the eco management system to EC Eco Management and Audit Scheme.
2002 General Managers Klaus and Eveline Hering retire.
2005 50 years anniverary of Metoba. Launching a new belt conveyor system with brush-technology.
2007 The novel Metoba-Selective-Technology comes out.
2012 The Production surface is expanded to 1800m²
2014 A new Reel-to-reel plant with focus on selective silver plating was put into operation.
2016 Modernisation and extension of quality assurance
2017 Two further state-of-the-art strip coating lines with a focus on copper, nickel, silver and tin coatings were commissioned.