Our Mission

Truform

History

  • Truform Limited founded in 1967 at Tyrconnell  Yard, Dundalk
  • Main target market was Northern Ireland throughout ‘the troubles’ of the 70’s and 80’s
  • 3 factory moves and by 1981 relocation to current site 1,250m²
  • 1984.  The arrival of the technological age with the purchase of our first laser system and CAD systems.  “Truform Laser Dies Ltd” is born and the manufacture of Laser-cut dies begins.
  • Influx of 2nd family generation oversees the technical evolution.
  • 1987.  New investment allows for the manufacture of counters and stripping tools.
  • 1990.  Recognition of our quality system as we become registered to ISO9000
  • 1991.  Installation of a 2nd laser and PackDesign2000 to replace Interact and ArtiosCAD.
  • 1996.  Implementation of our 1st rule processing systems.
  • 1997.  Death of company founder, Noel Tumilty
  • 1998.  Premises expansion to 2,300m² and installation of PCC2000 counter cutter.
  • 2006.  Replacement of our oldest laser with a new 2kw Slab system.
  • 2009.  Installation of Gerber Profile 404 router machine to complement our production processes.
  • 2011.  Replacement of older laser with 2.5kw Slab flat and rotary combination laser system.
  • 2012.  Acquisition of Container Graphics Manufacturing (CGM), the European wing of Container Graphics Corporation.  Our first venture into Rotary die making. This acquisition also give us exclusive distributorship rights for all CGC products and components for Europe.
  • 2013.  Installation of a new Diciesse Allrounder router system – the First of its kind in Britain and Ireland.
  • 2013.  Launch of our new website.
  • 2015. Installation of ServiForm Idea rule processor for flat dies
  • 2015. Another First. The installation of a ServiForm Rotax+ rule processing system – the first for Britain and Ireland

The photos below bring us down memory lane.

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‘The Argus’ newspaper, May 1982
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