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1982 – Spectrum was re-established at 522 Plymouth in Grand Rapids, MI and E-Coat equipment was installed to finish automotive components.
Spectrum purchased a competitor at 226 Crawford in Belding, MI and expanded its E-Coat Division.
1989 – Cubic equipment was installed at 522 Plymouth to decorate plastic parts and diversify Spectrum.
1991 – Spectrum purchased its original E-coat equipment back from Crown Store Equipment at 700 Wealthy.
1996 – Spectrum purchased 13 McConnell in Grand Rapids, MI.
1997 – Founding Member of The Electrocoat Association
2001 – Spectrum purchased an E-coat operation in Atlanta, GA.
Founding Member of The Source
2004 – Formed joint venture with AAMC in Brownsville, TX to decorate steering wheels
2005 – 522 Plymouth closed due to excess capacity of both E-coat and Cubic equipment.
2006 – Atlanta, GA closed due to operational losses.
2008 – Belding, MI closed due to excess capacity of E-coat equipment.
2010 – Formed joint venture in Matamoros, Mexico with Grant Products.
2013 – Formed joint venture with Plastikon in Leitchfield, KY to add decorative finishes line to their existing injection molding operation.
2015 – Decorative Finishes developed RAYN Technology to decorate parts and diversity Spectrum.
2016 – Purchased 5265 Kellogg Woods in Kentwood, MI as an off site warehouse.
2016 – S-Cubic equipment was installed at Decorative Finishes to decorate plastic parts and to diversify Spectrum. We were the first North American installation.
2022 – Formed Spectrum Automation Solutions and acquired majority ownership in Marked Tool Inc.