Our History

From humble beginnings in 1988, Cellbond have grown to become a proven brand leader.

Honeycomb core calibration with MIRA in the United Kingdom

April 21, 1989

1989

NHTSA Side Impact – the first barrier ever manufactured by Cellbond

April 21, 1990

1990

Development of the EEVC Frontal Offset Barrier with TRL and EEVC WG11.

May 6, 1990

1990-1993

The Multi 2000, a solid multilayer side impact barrier, was developed by Cellbond and EEVC

April 22, 1995

1995

Development of the ACEA Frontal Offset Barrier for ACEA

April 22, 1995

1995

Development of the ADAC compatibility frontal offset barrier with ADAC to simulate multi-stage crash behaviour.

April 30, 1996

1996

Moving Side Impact Trolleys – Trolleys are made according to ECE R95, FMVSS214, FMVSS301, and later for the AE-MDB.

April 30, 1997

1997

Advanced-2000 Side Impact Barrier- Cellbond were the first to introduce this barrier type using a process of differential etching of aluminium honeycomb.

April 30, 1998

1998

Automotive Energy Absorbers – Start of serial production of two honeycomb based absorbers for prestigious German and Swedish car manufacturers.

April 30, 1998

1998

HBEP, now A&G Technology, becomes Cellbond’s distributor in South Korea.

April 30, 1999

1999

Cellbond Inc. is incorporated in the USA, setting up an office and warehouse.

April 30, 1999

1999

IIHS Side Impact Barrier – IIHS Side Impact Barrier developed by Cellbond on behalf of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to represent an SUV.

April 30, 2000

2000-2001

Development of the Full-Width Compatibility Barrier on behalf of TRL.

April 30, 2001

2001-2003

Development of the AE-MDB (Advanced European – Mobile Deformable Barrier) for side impact together with EEVC WG13/IHRA and later Aprosys and EuroNCAP.

May 6, 2001

2001-2012

Cellbond recruit a distributor in China now called Welly/BFB (Beijing Forever Brightness).

April 30, 2002

2002

Launch of Cellbond FE Barrier Models in LS-Dyna.

May 6, 2006

2006

Knee Ligaments for the pedestrian lower legform are manufactured to extremely tight tolerances.

May 6, 2007

2007

Cellbond are in contact with Adelaide University to take on manufacturing of the Laser Speed Measurement Device system.

May 6, 2007

2007

Cellbond develop on behalf of NHTSA a research mobile deformable barrier for frontal oblique/small overlap testing.

May 6, 2010

2010-2013

Headforms comply with GTR and European requirements and are used to assess the performance of car bonnets in regards to pedestrian safety.

May 6, 2011

2011

Cellbond appoint THAG as a distributor in Malaysia.

May 6, 2012

2012

Cellbond establish their own office in Japan, Cellbond KK.

May 6, 2014

2014

Cellbond officially announce that they will be developing and making their own crash test dummy parts in the near future. The highly sophisticated and calibrated dummies are designed to correlate closely with the human body. The addition of the anthropomorphic test devices (ATDs) to the company portfolio ensure that Cellbond maintain their position at the very forefront of the crash test industry.

May 6, 2015

2014 onwards

Cellbond officially open their new Central Services Building in Huntingdon – a 2000sq ft fully refurbished office space, allowing for further growth in Product Development, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Purchasing and Supply, IT, HR and Accounts.

April 1, 2016

2016

Cellbond begins work on the next stage of Dummy development with the Q6 and Q10.

July 13, 2016

2016

Cellbond test Laboratory achieves ISO17025 Accreditation.

November 28, 2016

2016

Plans are underway to establish a fully equipped testing laboratory in Japan as well as the existing UK facilities.

January 4, 2017

2017

Cellbond granted Queens Award for Enterprise

April 21, 2017

Cellbond granted the Queens Award for Enterprise 2017: International Trade in recognition of outstanding growth over the past three years.

Some of our Customers & Partners

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