DCL is founded as Diesel Controls Limited, a family owned
company, with aims to manufacture and sell high quality
"exhaust purifiers" for mobile diesel vehicles used in
underground mining worldwide.
DCL sells its first exhaust purifier for diesel mining
vehicles to Denison Mining.
The first fabrication shop is opened in Toronto,
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DCL sells one of the first diesel particulate filters (DPF)
for a mining vehicle to Kidd Creek Mining in Timmins, Ontario,
DCL creates its first engine test cell for the development of emission controls.
DCL sells its first catalyst for stationary natural gas engines.
Diesel Controls Limited becomes DCL International Inc. The name change
reflects the company's growth and entrance into the alternate fuel vehicle
(Liquefied petroleum gas - LPG) and stationary engine markets.
DCL partners with Siemens to install the first Selective Catalytic
Reduction (SCR) system on an off-road vehicle.
The DCL product line expands to include SCR systems for stationary engines.
Operations expand further to include high temperature, vacuum brazing of
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DCL is one of the first companies to
introduce metallic partial flow pDPFs
for OEM and retrofit in European Low
Emission Zones (LEZ).
- DCL is among the first companies to obtain a California Air
Resources Board (CARB) verification for a passive diesel particulate
filter for off-road engines
DCL America Inc. is established and the sales team expands into new
markets, including Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC), and fuel cells.
DCL introduces aftermarket DPFs for model year 2007-2009
diesel trucks, under Roadwarrior brand.
DCL Europe GmbH is established and a headquarters is
opened in Frankfurt, Germany, followed by expansion of
European based sales and technical support staff.
- DCL partners with H+H Umwelt und Industrietechnik (Hargesheim,
Germany) to form AeriNOx Inc. to supply Selective Catalytic
Reduction (SCR) technology to the North American stationary engine
Roadwarrior aftermarket Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs)
and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) for on-road trucks
is established as an independent company.
DCL expands US operations further, adding heavy-duty
manufacturing facility and sales office in Houston, TX.