History

History

1973

Entrust is founded as Entrust Tool and Design Co., Inc. by John Korosec in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Entrust produced specialized machines and provided contract manufacturing services

1981

UNISIG (a future product line for Entrust) is founded in Elgin, Illinois by Swiss Industrial Company (Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft “SIG”) and the US company United Technical to provide deep hole drilling equipment and technology to the US market

1982

First Entrust facility expansion increases assembly and machine shop capacity.

1985

Entrust begins systems integration of CNC machinery and automation

1989

Second major facility expansion required for large integrated system assembly.

1994

Current CEO Anthony Fettig joins Entrust’s engineering department.

1995

Entrust acquires UNISIG brand as a product division of Entrust. UNISIG begins to redefine performance expectations in the deep hole drilling market.

1997

Current president Tanya Palmer joins Entrust as Controller

2003

Current management team put in place. A growth strategy is formed to include substantial international business as well as increasing sales in North American markets. Growth continues through Asian and European sales.

2007

UNISIG Express delivery program established to radically reduce lead time on high performance BTA machines and durable tooling

2009

Commitment by shareholders for future significant investment.

2010

Third facility expansion includes 50 ton cranes and a 12 meter [42 ft] high bay assembly.

2011

Entrust changes name to Entrust Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. to identify product development and investment direction. German subsidiary UNISIG GmbH is founded to service European markets.

2013

UNISIG tech center created for advanced deep hole drilling prototype services

2015

Major investments in facilities, machine tools and technology to increase capabilities for large size and close tolerance manufacturing of critical components.

Today

Continuing investments in staff, manufacturing technology, and product development improve our enterprise