Company History

We proudly started as a family owned business in 1945. Today, we’re a global company, with our products used around the world. But to our team and our customers, we’re still family.

1945 
Tempel Founded in Chicago, IL, USA, by Tempel J. Smith (1909-1980)

1984
Steel Services Division established


1996
Acquisition of BCL Magnetics in Canada

 

1998
Tempel de Mexico in Monterrey opens

 

2001
Acquisition of PSW Industries 


2002
Acquisition of Magnetic Metals


2004
Acquisition of National Laminations brings opening of Tempel Changzhou in China


2006
Tempel Chennai in India opens


2012
Tempel Chennai expands plant

 

2018
Tempel Changzhou opens Automotive Focus Factory

 

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