Quality – an integral part of our job


High-quality plastic products and Samaplast are inextricably linked– for more than 50 years. What do we produce at our site in St. Margrethen/SG? Plastic injection moulded parts, medical components and implants –all of the highest quality.
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The Future is here. Together.


We are facing it. We – is meaning the team of Samaplast, a plastic processing company with its place of business in St. Margrethen in Switzerland. Under family ownership for more than five decades, we place great value on competence, precision, reliability and fairness. These strengths come about through the dedication of every individual in our team. We can rely on our staff.

« The future is here. Together. Team oriented. »
Stefan Okle, CEO Samaplast AG

Samaplast then and now

1960
1960 Foundation of SAMAPLAST AG at Schutzmühle, St. Margrethen by Philippe Grellet with 5 employees
1963
First fully-automatic Rico injection moulding machine with 50 ton clamping force
1964
1964 The company moves into the proprietary building in Industriestrasse 8, St. Margrethen
1970
Start-up of LIOSAPLAST AG (powder coating spin-off)
1980
Number of employees: 25
1987
Decision to build new premises in Neugrütstrasse 3, St. Margrethen
1988
The Reibke, Dierauer and Zäch families take over shares of SAMAPLAST AG
1990
Production commences in the new building
2001
Takeover of LIOSAPLAST AG as a wholly owned subsidiary. In December reorganisation of the erosion department: new AGIE countersink erosion plant commences operation. Number of employees: 50
2002
September: Installation of our new cleanroom according to ISO 14644 category 6 at rest (ISO category 7 in operation)
2003
October: Installation of the marking laser for labelling plastic and metal
2004
December: Number of employees: 58
2005
April: Acquisition of 6,257m² of land from the municipality of St. Margrethen by SAMAPLAST AG. November: ISO 13485:2003 certification
2007
February: Move into cleanroom 2 in building 2. June: Move into building 2
2008
3rd place at the SVC (Swiss Venture Club) SME awards.
2009
Introduction of new services: final packaging (bag and blister) and sterilisation (GAMMA and ETO) of medical devices
2011
OML registration (JPAL). Responsibility for final sterilisation. ISO 10993 assistance.
2012
Adhesive process validated
2013
FDA registration (Contract Manufacturer)
2014
New in-house technology (wire erosion). ANVISA registration (Brazil). Number of employees: 80
2016
Changes to the Management Board
2017
ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 certification
2018
2018 New in-house technology (additive manufacturing, 3D printer and Arburg Freeformer)
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Liosaplast – every coating imaginable


Our wholly owned subsidiary Liosaplast is a leading specialist of plastic coatings in wet and powder coating processes as surface finish. Do you need non-stick properties, antistatic properties, chemical resistance, decoration, sliding properties, corrosion protection, insulation or wear protection?
 
 

From big to small on metal, rubber, plastic

  
Liosaplast coatings of different plastics on different materials, from a few millimetres up to 6 m in length and 1.6 m in diameter, are the answer. Available in batches, ranging from a single piece up to large volumes. Completely to suit your needs.

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