September 2018 NMG achieves SBA HUBZone certification.
July 2015 Ceramic Magnetics, Inc. relocated from Fairfield, NJ to Bethlehem, PA.
January 2015 NMG merges with wholly owned subsidiaries: TCI Ceramics, Inc., Ceramic Powders, Inc., Ferronics, Inc. and Ceramic Magnetics, Inc. keeping National Magnetics Group, Inc. name and operating former subsidiaries as Divisions.
January 2015 NMG acquires Ceramic Magnetics, Inc. (Fairfield, NJ), a mfg. of soft ferrite cores.
1990 parent of CMI (T&S) files for bankruptcy, later emerging as an ESOP.
1988 CMI sells Santa Clara, CA facility (CMIT) to Hilby-Yates, Inc. (see NMG acquisition October 1991).
1987 CMI relocates to 71,000 SF building within Fairfield, NJ.
1985 CMI establishes West Coast presence with acquisition of internal ferrite division of Data Magnetics (Santa Clara, CA), a key customer for recording head ferrites, renaming it CMI Technology, Inc. (CMIT).
1985 CMI acquired by Thomas & Skinner, Inc. (T&S) (Indianapolis, IN), a manufacturer of ALNICO permanent magnets, rare earth magnets (thru its ownership stake in Electron Energy Corp. (EEC) in Lansdale, PA) and steel laminations.
1967 name changed to Ceramic Magnetics, Inc. (CMI).
1965 Ceramagnetics, Inc. formed when Kearfott Co., a Fairfield, NJ manufacturer of inertial guidance and navigation systems, divests their internal ferrite division to employees Greg Lang, Alfred Sommer and John Mecca who relocate to a 20,000 SF building in Fairfield, NJ, they subsequently lease an additional 15,000 SF nearby.
December 2014 NMG achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification.
August 2014 NMG addition of 29,790 SF completed. Total space now ~80,000 SF.
June 2014 Ferronics, Inc. relocated from Fairport, NY to Bethlehem, PA.
December 2013 Ceramic Powders, Inc. relocated from Joliet, IL to Bethlehem, PA.
October 2013 NMG acquires Ferronics Incorporated (Fairport, NY) a mfg. of soft ferrite cores.
1986 acquired by SJR Corp., a private company headed by Samuel J. Reeder
1984 developed off-shore supplier for custom winding of ferrites
1984 Data Materials Corp. division and DSRA closed.
1981 started Data Storage Research Associates (DSRA) to develop market for MnZn ferrites for use in floppy disk recording heads.
1971 acquired Data Materials Corp. (Springfield, VT), a manufacturer of transducers for the computer disk drive industry, to add finishing and machining capability.
1968 Founded by Roger Woodward with the help of Engineers from Ferroxcube, Inc. (Saugerties, NY), a subsidiary of North American Philips.
August 2013 NMG acquires Ceramic Powders, Inc. (Joliet, IL) a mfg. of ferrite and magnetic loading powders and a toll processor of materials and relocates to Bethlehem, PA.
Prior History: 1964 Founded by Herb Toler, Ceramic Engineer, to supply powder for ferrite yokes used in the burgeoning market for color televisions.
April 2013 NMG begins 29,790 SF addition to be used for office, manufacturing and warehouse space.
February 2011 NMG installs 245.2 kW Photovoltaic System on roof.
December 2008 NMG acquires remaining interest in TCI Ceramics, Inc.
September 2008 Paul A. Oberbeck, Chairman & CEO for 32 years retires.
December 2007 TCI relocates Hagerstown, MD manufacturing facility to Bethlehem, PA.
November 2005 NMG builds 5,544 SF addition as combined manufacturing/warehouse space.
July 2005 NMG purchases 2331 or Ceramagnet A (Ceramic 1) dry pressed and 2532 or A-20 extruded magnet product lines and associated equipment from Kane Magnetics International(Kane, PA). KMI is the successor to the Stackpole Magnet Division.
January 2003 CMIT and CE are merged into NMG, consolidating resources and administration.
January 2002 3C Microwave (Bethlehem, PA) merges with TCI Ceramics, Inc. and assumes same name. Headquarters are established in Bethlehem, PA with dual manufacturing sites in Bethlehem, PA and Hagerstown, MD.
June 2001 NMG acquires TRAK Ceramics, Inc. (Hagerstown, MD) a mfg. of microwave magnetic and dielectric materials, and also advanced ceramic powders. Name is changed to TCI Ceramics, Inc.
1998 Xtalonix renamed TRAK Ceramics, Inc. and ferrite operations from Tampa, FL consolidated into Hagerstown, MD plant.
1998 Xtalonix relocated to Hagerstown, MD plant.
1997 former European division of Trans-Tech, Inc. (Marly, France) acquired and relocated to U.S.
1997 TRAK acquires Xtalonix Products, Inc. (Columbus, OH), a microwave magnetic and dielectric material manufacturer started by former Trans-Tech, Inc. management/employees, including Dr. Tyke Negas (ex-Chief Engineer of Trans-Tech, Inc., Adamstown, MD).
1972 Started as internal ferrite materials laboratory and grinding shop for TRAK Microwave Corp. (Tampa, FL).
June 2001 NMG establishes joint venture with Chinese magnet manufacturer (ISO9002 and QS9000 certified) to supply grades other than Ceramic 1 to address customer demands and broaden magnet product line.
October 1999 CMIT relocates R&D and finishing operations to NMG’s Bethlehem, PA plant.
September 1999 CCC changes name to 3C Microwave and relocates to a new 5,000 SF addition to NMG’s Bethlehem, PA plant.
February 1998 NMG acquires interest in Central Coast Ceramics, Inc. (Salinas, CA) a start-up mfg. of microwave magnetic and dielectric materials and components (founded by Amal Chaterjee, ex-Chief Engineer of Pacific Ceramics, Inc., formerly Ampex Corp., Sunnyvale, CA).
March 1997 CMIT relocates production operations to NMG’s Bethlehem, PA plant.
June 1996 NMG builds 4,400 SF addition as warehouse space.
August 1994 Mark B. Northrup (former President of MMG North America (aka Krystinel Corp.) and Ferronics, Inc. joins NMG.
July 1993 NMG purchases soft ferrite extruded product line and associated equipment from Fair-Rite Products Corp. (Walkill, NY).
April 1992 CE purchases F-340 (Ceramic 1) product line and associated equipment from Steward, Inc. (Chatanooga, TN).
October 1991 NMG acquires CMI Technology, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) a mfg. of custom soft ferrites for recording head and scientific applications.
1988 Acquired by Hilby-Yates, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) (a mfg. of head related hardware).
1988 Relocated to a new 22,000 SF facility in Santa Clara, CA.
1987 Purchased ferrite processing equipment from IBM (Rochester, MN).
1985 Acquired by Ceramic Magnetics, Inc. (Fairfield, NJ).
1969 Established as division of Data Magnetics Co. (a mfg. of recording head ferrites).
June 1991 NMG relocates to newly built 38,000 SF facility on 5 acres located in Bethlehem, PA.
May 1990 NMG acquires Core-Tronics, Inc. (Orange, NJ) a mfg. of powdered iron cores and microwave absorbers and relocates to Newark, NJ plant.
July 1988 Paul B. Oberbeck (former Arthur Andersen & Co., Consulting Div. (4 yrs), New York, NY) joins NMG.
October 1987 NMG purchases NiZn ferrite compositions, tooling and production equipment from The Stackpole Corp., Ferrite Products Div. (St. Marys, PA).
December 1986 NMC changes name to National Magnetics Group, Inc.
March 1985 Hudson Magnetics Co. ceases production.
September 1983 NMC purchases FM-1 (Ceramic 1) product line and associated tooling from Colt Industries, a division of Crucible Magnetics (Elizabethtown, KY).
October 1982 NMC purchases INDOX 1 (Ceramic 1) product line and associated tooling from EMM, Indiana General Division (Valparaiso, IN).
September 1981 Oberbeck family acquires Ceramic Elements Co.(So. Plainfield, NJ) a mfg. of soft ferrites and ceramic magnets and relocates to Newark, NJ plant.
August 1981 NMC acquires the Hudson Magnetics Division (Winsted, CT), a mfg. of Ceramic 8 permanent magnet motor arcs, from Hudson Wire Co. (Ossining, NY).
December 1977 National Moldite Co. acquired by Paul A. Oberbeck (former Naval Aviator (5 yrs) & investment banker (16 yrs), New York, NY).
1960 NMC relocates to 14,500 SF facility on 0.9 acres located in Newark, NJ.
1956 NMC acquires Ferricore and relocates to Hillside, NJ plant.
1949 National Moldite Co. (Hillside, NJ) founded to mfg. ferrite cores as an affiliate of Ferricore.