Timeline

A visual overview of the history of KCI since 1989
  • 2015

    Launch 3D fab+print website, global community for the 3D print and AM industry
  • 2015

    Flow Control Exchange Event in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
  • 2015

    Managing Aging Plants event in Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2014

    KCI Timeline 2014Pump Summit event launched in Düsseldorf, Germany. Launch of the Flow Control Jahrbuch website.
  • 2013

    Thijs Elshof appointed CEO of KCI Publishing. SSW app for iPad launched. Portuguese newsletters launched. Nickel Update newsletter launched.
  • 2012

    KCI Timeline 2012Actualités Inox journal, newsletter & website launched.
  • 2012

    Pumpen Aktuell journal, newsletter & website launched.
  • 2011

    Stainless Is More trading website launched.
  • 2011

    KCI Timeline 2011VW Americas journal, newsletter & website launched. VW Americas Conference & Expo inaugural event in Houston, USA. Nuclear Exchange Conference & Exhibition launched in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
  • 2010

    Ladan Pourtork, Robert Jan A Campo and Thijs become shareholders
  • 2010

    VW Conference & Expo moves to Düsseldorf, Germany. Spanish newsletters launched. Cooperative agreement with Messe Düsseldorf established.
  • 2010

    KCI office opened in Toronto, Canada.
  • 2009

    KCI Timeline 2009Castings and Forgings News journal, newsletter & website launched. SSW Asia News magazine and website launched. SSW Americas Journal launched. KCI Publishing 20th Jubilee celebrations.
  • 2008

    KCI Television Department established. SSW Americas website and newsletter introduced.
  • 2008

    KCI Timeline 2008Armaturen Welt magazine, newsletter & website launched.
  • 2007

    RVS Aktueel journal, newsletter & website launched.
  • 2006

    KCI Timeline Flag ChinaKCI office opened in Shanghai, China.
  • 2006

    KCI TimelineEdelstahl Aktuell journal, newsletter & website launched. Titanium, duplex, actuation newsletters launched.
  • 2006

    KCI Timeline Flag GermanyKCI office opened in Kleve, Germany.
  • 2005

    KCI TimelineVW Asia Conference & Expo event launched in Shanghai, China. Stainless Steel World News journal, newsletter & website launched. VW Asia magazine, newsletter & website launched.
  • 2003

    KCI TimelinePump Engineer magazine newsletter & website launched. Focus On Nuclear Power. Generation magazine, newsletter & website launched (renamed Nuclear Exchange 2010). Focus on Achema launched.
  • 2002

    SSW Americas Conference & Expo launched in Houston, USA. Electronic newsletters launched (SSW and VW). Digital magazines first introduced.
  • 2001

    KCI TimelineProjects & Tenders newsletter launched. Online media department established.
  • 2000

    KCI Timeline 2000Introduction Annual Procurement Reports for SSW and VW.
  • 1999

    KCI Timeline 1999Four-channel concept introduced (printed issues / face-to-face / digital / research). Donald Wiedemeyer joins as CEO. Sjef Roymans appointed Editorial Director. First websites on air – Valve World and Stainless Steel World. Focus on Wire & Tube launched.
  • 1998

    KCI Timeline 1998Valve World Conference & Expo launched in The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • 1997

    Duplex conference launched in Maastricht, The Netherlands. KCI moves to current HQ in Zutphen.
  • 1996

    Valve World (VW) magazine launched.
  • 1995

    Journal re-branded as Stainless Steel World (SSW) to reflect global coverage.
  • 1994

    Titanium  Europe Journal launched.
  • 1990

    KCI relocates to Zutphen, the Netherlands.
  • 1989

    Stainless Steel Europe journal launched.
  • 1989

    KCI Timeline Vlag NederlandKCI Publishing founded by Willy van der Hoeven. First office in Leiden, the Netherlands.