The history of today's Veritas AG goes back to the "Berliner Gummiwaarenfabrik" founded by William Elliott in Berlin in 1849. This makes us the oldest rubber processing company in Germany.
William Elliot founds the "Berliner Gummiwaarenfabrik" in today's Berlin district of Friedrichshain.
Through a merger the “United Berlin-Frankfurter Gummiwaaren-Fabriken AG” with a branch in Gelnhausen is established.
The company changes its name and is now called "Veritas Gummiwerke AG". The brand name VERITAS, which stood for all kind of technical rubber goods, is now part of the company name.
The plant in Berlin is destroyed in an air raid, the company management moves to Gelnhausen.
Gelnhausen becomes the headquarter of "Veritas Gummiwerke AG".
The Giessen company Poppe acquires a majority stake in Veritas Gummiwerke AG and Ullrich Gummiwerke AG, which is also based in Gelnhausen
Production needs more space. A second plant is built on Stettiner Strasse in Gelnhausen.
Production is completely relocated from Berlin to Gelnhausen, the plant in Berlin is closed.
Complete takeover of Ullrich Gummiwerke AG by Veritas.
In Gelnhausen, Germany's first state technical college for rubber and plastics technology is being built on the initiative and with the support of Veritas.
The former factory premises on Barbarossastraße has been completely cleared.
Veritas founded the Hungarian Veritas Dunakiliti Kft., the first production site outside of Germany.
Formation of "Veritas Thüringen GmbH" in Benshausen.
Formation of the holding company "Automotive Veritas de Mexico S.A."
The name changes to "Veritas AG" due to the expanded product portfolio. The materials rubber, plastic and metal join the production range.
Veritas takes over PS-Fertigungstechnik GmbH - a metal processing company - in Mieders, Austria.
Veritas opens a competence center for injection molding technology in Turkey: Veritas Otomotiv Sanayi Ltd. Sti. in Cerkezköy-Tekirdag.
Veritas takes over Ostsächsische Gummiwerke (OGW) in Neustadt (Polenz district) in Saxony.
Veritas builds a new plant in Neustadt. From 2012 onwards the company, including the previous “OGW”, will operate as “Veritas Sachsen GmbH”.
In der chinesischen Provinz Kunshan entsteht die Veritas Automotive Systems (Kunshan) Ltd.
Gründung der Veritas Automotive d.o.0. in Rajlovac (Sarajevo, Bosnien und Herzegowina).
The new plant of Veritas Otomotiv Sanayi Ltd. Sti in Gölcük starts operations.
The Hanau District Court opened the insolvency proceedings of the Veritas AG, Veritas Thüringen GmbH, Veritas Sachsen GmbH and Poppe GmbH.