Elastomer Solutions (previous Diehl Elastomertechnik) started in Germany in 1974 with the acquisition by Diehl Group of a rubber plant to produce components for its defense division. The group acquired competences in development and production of rubber and plastic components mainly for the automotive industry and for the last 20 years has been one of the most reliable partners in development and production of elastomeric components for a wide range of applications in automotive engineering. Currently, Elastomer Solutions is a leading full service supplier of rubber , rubber-to-plastic and thermoplastic components. It has production plants in Slovakia, Portugal, Morocco and Mexico. Sales and development are located in Germany and USA.