MEC Design History

Important dates and events in the history of MEC Design.

  • Registration of business

    08/1999 – Registration of business

  • First shop completed, work starts

    10/2000 – First shop completed, work starts

  • Legendary first SL wide conversion

    06/2001 – Legendary first SL wide conversion

    Legendary first SL wide conversion

  • Order for Dynatech to build mecxtreme1 wheels

    07/2002 – Order for Dynatech to build mecxtreme1 wheels

  • 10 x 18" + 11,5 x 18" CLK

    11/2002 – 10 x 18″ + 11,5 x 18″ CLK

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  • Mec Design is born; first trade fair presence with own products at trade fair in Essen

    12/2002 – Mec Design is born; first trade fair presence with own products at trade fair in Essen

  • Relocation to Lübars, Berlin

    03/2003 – Relocation to Lübars, Berlin

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  • Legendary SL’s + CL’s with 11+12x19 inch

    03/2004 – Legendary SL’s + CL’s with 11+12×19 inch

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  • Development of exhaust systems series for S-class and CL begins

    04/2004 – Development of exhaust systems series for S-class and CL begins
  • Idea for ASW system, Wheelpass

    08/2004 – Idea for ASW system, Wheelpass

  • Relocation to Bundesallee, Berlin

    02/2006 – Relocation to Bundesallee, Berlin

  • Launch of the mecII 19 + 20 inch

    04/2006 – Launch of the mecII 19 + 20 inch

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  • Launch of the mecI 20 inch

    08/2006 – Launch of the mecI 20 inch

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  • Founding of "Unicate"

    10/2006 – Founding of “Unicate”

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  • Introducing the SLS + CLS with 11x 20" 285 at the trade fair in Berlin

    02/2007 – Introducing the SL’s + CLS with 11x 20″ 285 at the trade fair in Berlin

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  • Shop USA

    04/2007 – Shop USA

  • Development of bodykits begins

    06/2007 – Development of bodykits begins

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  • Introduction of ASW System and Wheelpass

    07/2007 – Introduction of ASW System and Wheelpass

  • Introducing the anniversary editon of the mecxtremeI wheels

    07/2007 – Introducing the anniversary editon of the mecxtremeI wheels

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  • First SL with 11+12,5 x 20 inch

    08/2007 – First SL with 11+12,5 x 20 inch

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  • World record CLS with 11x20 + 13x20 with 285er + 325 wheels

    09/2007 – World record CLS with 11×20 + 13×20 with 285er + 325 wheels

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  • After only five years, Mec Design is the leader in extreme Mercedes Tuning

    12/2007 – After only five years, Mec Design is the leader in extreme Mercedes Tuning

  • Launch of the mecxtremeIII in 20 inch

    12/2007 – Launch of the mecxtremeIII in 20 inch

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  • Begin production of body kits

    01/2008 – Begin production of body kits

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  • Merchandising clothes and brand items

    04/2008 – Merchandising clothes and brand items

  • Completion of s-class body kit

    05/2008 – Completion of s-class body kit

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  • Development and expansion of world wide distribution network

    06/2008 – Development and expansion of world wide distribution network

  • Introducing 22 inch on S + CL’s

    09/2008 – Introducing 22 inch on S + CL’s

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  • World record CL W216 10,5x22 with 285/25 ZR22 on front axle

    10/2008 – World record CL W216 10,5×22 with 285/25 ZR22 on front axle

  • Presentation of mecxtremeIII wheel with 22 inch and bodykit at Essen Motorshow

    12/2008 – Presentation of mecxtremeIII wheel with 22 inch and bodykit at Essen Motorshow

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  • Completion of Bodykit CLS W219

    12/2008 – Completion of Bodykit CLS W219

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  • Designing the 1piece mecxtremeIII wheels

    12/2008 – Designing the 1piece mecxtremeIII wheels

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  • Number of employees rises to 8

    01/2009 – Number of employees rises to 8

  • Completion of bodykit for CL W216

    02/2009 – Completion of bodykit for CL W216

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  • Introducing the MEC Design sports steering wheel

    03/2009 – Introducing the MEC Design sports steering wheel
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  • Mec Design has 38 national and 27 international distribution partners

    03/2009 – Mec Design has 38 national and 27 international distribution partners

  • Launch of the MEC Design grills for the CLS W219

    04/2009 – Launch of the MEC Design grills for the CLS W219

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  • Mec Design is mentioned in international magazines in the US, Japan, Russia, Turkey, UK, Dubai, France, etc

    05/2009 – Mec Design is mentioned in international magazines in the US, Japan, Russia, Turkey, UK, Dubai, France, etc

  • Mec Design features on the front cover of LUXURY magazine in the US, which causes a big noise

    06/2009 – Mec Design features on the front cover of LUXURY magazine in the US, which causes a big noise

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  • Production order for one piece mecxtremeIII

    07/2009 – Production order for one piece mecxtremeIII

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  • All three piece wheels are produced by a renowned Italian manufacturer

    07/2009 – All three piece wheels are produced by a renowned Italian manufacturer

  • Foundation of MEC Design Corporation in the USA

    07/2009 – Foundation of MEC Design Corporation in the USA
  • Registration of MEC Design as TRADEMARK in the USA

    08/2009 – Registration of MEC Design as TRADEMARK in the USA

  • The 3-piece wheels fulfill the high requirements of the Asian Markets

    08/2009 – The 3-piece wheels fulfill the high requirements of the Asian Markets

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  • The 3-piece Wheels complete a 240hrs Salt Test and fulfill the high requirements of the Russian Market

    08/2009 – The 3-piece Wheels complete a 240hrs Salt Test and fulfill the high requirements of the Russian Market

  • CL with 10,5x22

    10/2009 – CL with 10,5×22

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  • Release of the 1-piece mecxtremeIII Wheels

    10/2009 – Release of the 1-piece mecxtremeIII Wheels

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  • Release of the first studies of the SLS

    10/2009 – Release of the first studies of the SLS

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  • Release/launch of the Facelift Generation of the mecI + III wheels

    10/2009 – Release/launch of the Facelift Generation of the mecI + III wheels

  • First E Class with new one piece mecxtremeIII wheel 9+10,5 x 20 inch

    11/2009 – First E Class with new one piece mecxtremeIII wheel 9+10,5 x 20 inch

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  • First tuner with a Smartphone Website

    4/2010 – First tuner with a Smartphone Website

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  • Release of the 1-piece mecxtremeIII Wheel blackChrome Edition

    8/2010 – Release of the 1-piece mecxtremeIII Wheel blackChrome Edition

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  • Publication of the 2nd SLS Study

    10/2010 – Publication of the 2nd SLS Study

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  • First overseas order for the SLS from the USA

    12/2010 – First overseas order for the SLS from the USA

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  • Publication / introduction of mec3 1pc. in all colors

    1/2011 – Publication / introduction of mec3 1pc. in all colors

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  • Development of the exhaust for the SLS

    1/2011 – Development of the exhaust for the SLS

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  • Introduction of the first pictures of the mec1 1pc.

    2/2011 – Introduction of the first pictures of the mec1 1pc.

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  • Stepped lip Wheels again in our program

    2/2011 – Stepped lip Wheels again in our program

  • SLS completion with "Extreme" diffuser

    5/2011 – SLS completion with “Extreme” diffuser

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  • SLS completion with "Formula" diffuser

    6/2011 – SLS completion with “Formula” diffuser

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  • Publication of our first diffuser from MEC Design for the W207

    8/2011 – Publication of our first diffuser from MEC Design for the W207

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  • SLS completion with "GT3" diffuser

    9/2011 – SLS completion with “GT3” diffuser

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  • LED lights for the SLS

    10/2011 – LED lights for the SLS

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  • SLS won 3 trophies in the United States at the Festival of Speed

    11/2011 – SLS won 3 trophies in the United States at the Festival of Speed

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  • Moved to Holzhauserstraße 140-164, 13509 Berlin

    2/2012 – Moved to Holzhauserstraße 140-164, 13509 Berlin

    history_holzhauser

  • Start of development for the R230 SL Widebody

    6/2012 – Start of development for the R230 SL Widebody

    history_r230_widebody

  • ConDeni Ultimo exclusively available from MEC Design

    7/2012 – ConDeni Ultimo exclusively available from MEC Design

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  • The Future