Founding of a one-man business venture. Distribution of spare parts for diesel systems. Mainly parts from Bosch and the open brand DT.
Constantly growing demand for non-original spare parts leads to engagement of first employee.
An official name is given to the small start-up and since it operates under the name DTP Motorteile GmbH. More employees have to be engaged.
Own trademark is founded with protection in many countries. Name of brand is „DTP W. Germany, Diesel Truck Parts“ A number of additional employees join the company. Main export markets are now Middle East, North- and South America and South Africa. Next to the own brand „DTP“, also other brands like Bosch and DT are sold.
First participation as an exhibitor with own booth at the worlds largest trade fair for automotive spare parts: „Automechanika“ Frankfurt am Main. Since, frequent participations at this exhibition are on schedule. Numerous agents are trained and contracted and binding agreements on sales territories are settled.
Construction of new company building with administration and warehouse section.
The ever increasing number of incoming orders and herewith growing turnover requires additional employment of a reasonable number of stuff. With help of global sales activities, DTP becomes a well known brand and DTP Motorteile GmbH a notable supplier for diesel parts. Frequent participations take place at specialized fairs in Germany as well as internationally. New markets are targeted and existing sales territories strengthened. This includes the regions Africa, Russia, and several Asian sales areas. New representations are established.
Extension of warehouse due to a widened range of products.