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1972 Chatchawal Pongsuthimanus and Surapong Sithanukul, the two visionary young men, first co-founded Rockworth known as Rockwell Partnership in 1972. In the early era, the company pioneered in manufacturing and sales of steel storage and product display systems in Thailand.
  
1980 The company moved into a new building in the central Bangkok area and progressively expanded into office furniture and announced the creation of an office furniture division. At this same time Rockwell grew rapidly with the Thai retail market supplying to first generations of both department stores and supermarkets.
  
1983 Rockwood Company Limited, the subsidiary of Rockworth, was established to extend its capabilities to manufacture its office furniture products, predecessors of Rockworth's present range of office furniture systems, under its R-8 SYSTEM trademark. Rockwood continues to provide wood panel components to Rockworth's store fixtures and office systems furniture.
  
1988 Rockworth Co., Ltd. was created to focus on the rapid expansion in office furniture market in Thailand, and R-8 SYSTEM became ROCKWORTH trademark.
  
1990 As office furniture market was growing at a phenomenal rate, Softline Co., Ltd. was formed to manufacture office seating to complement and expand the range of Rockworth products.
  
1992 The three-affiliated companies (Rockwell, Rockworth and Softline) were agglomerated into Rockworth Co., Ltd. to become a single organization to efficiently service the rapid growing demands of office furniture and store fixture markets in Thailand.
  
1994 Rockworth became a public company listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand in order to have the financial resources to increase production capacity and service for the future growth in Thailand and International markets.
  
1996 The company built a state of the art manufacturing plant in Bangpa-In Industrial Community.  This facility is now the company's largest manufacturing facility. The plant is well equipped with computer-automated production machinery and an automatic powder coating line together with the improvements in logistic, distribution and service efficiency. In same year, Rockwood was awarded ISO 9002 Quality System Certification.
  
1999 Rockworth is further diversifying its product line with home furnishing adhering to the same attention to quality of design, materials and value of finished products.  Rockworth become the first Thailand office systems furniture manufacturer to be ISO 9001registered.  The achievement of ISO 9001 in scope of design and manufacturing ensured Rockworth the continuation of high standard in innovations and in our pursue of global recognition.
  
2001 Rockworth launched 4 new products lines: Executive Desking, Desking Systems, Mobility Series, to the market to serve the evolving need of customer.
  
2002 We merged Rockwood, the only subsidiary company of Rockworth, with Rockworth Public Co., Ltd. to become a single organization to continue to uphold and maintain efficient services of our standards and our innovations, in our perusal of global recognition. Rockworth celebrates 30-year anniversary.
  
2003
- Implementation of Total Supply Chain Management System. (BAAN SOFTWARE)
- Achievement of ISO 9001: 2000
- ANSI/BIFMA Safety and Performance Standards are developed by the BIFMA
  
2004
- The first company whose successfully combined steel and wood production under one roof.
- Deployed DIFFERENCIATION TACTICS as a mean to become a Total Solution Provider.
- BALANCED SCORECARD (BSC) as a management tool.
- The first Office Systems Furniture Manufacturer to export under “ROCKWORTH” brand name to more than 22 countries.
  
2005
- Received Prime Minister AWARD (PM AWARD) under the category of Best Development and Marketing of Thai Owned Brand
- The only Office Systems Furniture Manufacturer in Thailand who became an international member of BIFMA (one of the most respected and recognized as the Business and Institution Furniture Manufacturer’s Association)
  
2006
- The only Office Systems Furniture Manufacture in Thailand whose the products have been certified by BIFMA (Product Performance Certification).
- Became a Manufacturing Licensing Partner of Sinetica to manufacture, distribute, and market the products for Asia Region under the brand “Sinetica by Rockworth”
  
2007
- Became an Exclusive Authorized Dealer for Vitra (One of the most Respected and Recognizable Brands in Europe) in Thailand.
- Organize first International Seminar in Dubai for all Middle East’s Sales Team of around 120 sales members.
  
2008
- Joint Venture with International Partners to construct manufacturing facility in Chennai India to support the future growth of India Market.
  
2009
- Received the renewal certification for ISO 9001 : 2008 (Quality Management System)
- Achieved ISO 14001 : 2004 (Environmental Management System)
  
2010
- Achieved excellent level for Green Production Process from Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
  
2011
- Achieved OHSAS 18001 : 2007 (Occupational Health and Safety)
  
2013
- Achieved ISO 50001 : 2011
  
2014
- Achieved SCS Certified, indoor air quality certified
 
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