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2013
The focus is placed on issues related to fire protection and connections that use steel or concrete and wood.

2012
Customers from all over the world place their trust in the proven SHERPA concept. More and more timber builders are using the SHERPA connection system in diverse projects. Our conviction: 4000 SHERPA customers couldn’t possibly be wrong!

2011
The Austrian Institute for Building Technology certified the SHERPA connection system by granting it the European technical authorisation.

2010
The technical approvals awarded by the German Institute for Building Technology provide an extra degree of certainty, when it comes to the use of SHERPA connectors in constructive woodwork.

2009
The cooperation that takes place between SHERPA and the research institutions of the Technical University of Graz and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver establishes the worth, from a scientific point of view, of the SHERPA promise of quality.

2008
Through technical consultations and training programmes, SHERPA makes a valuable contribution towards the goal of building up the expertise of woodworks engineers, thereby enhancing the competitiveness of the timber sector.

2007
The SHERPA system has been put to the test and validated by timber construction companies and processors, which made use of the system in various projects.

2006
Further development of the well-tried and standardised system. With its newly-developed XL | DXL series, SHERPA covers load ranges of up to 280 kN. This enables every construction company to erect impressive wooden structures.

2005
The very first SHERPA connector was based on an innovative idea that is both simple and ingenious. Two aluminium elements are fitted into each other to form a classical and upside-down dovetail connection.

2004
The birth of the SHERPA connector. Born out of practical experience, this was the year in which the wooden connector launched into its impressive success story.

2003
Projects, the company’s own experiences related to timber construction and the wealth of contacts that the company enjoys with executing companies made it possible to clearly define the requirements.

2002
The necessity of standardised connections in woodworks was recognised in the early days of carpentry. This was followed by the first steps towards the development of a system solution.
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