Our History

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

Honeycomb core calibration with MIRA in the United Kingdom

April 21, 1989


NHTSA Side Impact – the first barrier ever manufactured by Cellbond

April 21, 1990


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

May 6, 1990


Development of the ACEA Frontal Offset Barrier for ACEA

April 22, 1995


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

April 22, 1995


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

April 30, 1996


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

April 30, 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


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

April 30, 1998


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

April 30, 1999


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

April 30, 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


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

April 30, 2001


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


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

April 30, 2002


Launch of Cellbond FE Barrier Models in LS-Dyna.

May 6, 2006


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

May 6, 2007


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

May 6, 2007


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

May 6, 2010


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


Cellbond appoint THAG as a distributor in Malaysia.

May 6, 2012


Cellbond establish their own office in Japan, Cellbond KK.

May 6, 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


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

July 13, 2016


Cellbond test Laboratory achieves ISO17025 Accreditation.

November 28, 2016


Cellbond granted Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2017

April 21, 2017

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

Q6 and Q10 dummies produced – with full DAS integration.

August 15, 2017

Work begins on the THOR 50-M Dummy for use in Euro NCAP Testing

October 1, 2017

A & G Technology Co. Ltd to market Cellbond ATD products in South Korea

October 10, 2017

Cellbond’s Flex-PLI used in EuroNCAP safety-rating tests

November 10, 2017

ATD Moulding facilities expanded in Huntingdon

January 1, 2018

Impact Sled installed and officially opened by Euro NCAP Secretary General, Michiel van Ratingen

April 25, 2018

Cellbond celebrates 30 years of Innovation with a 2 day Technical Conference

April 25, 2018

Euto NCAP adopt aPLI (advanced Pedestrian Legform Impactor) for use from 2022

October 24, 2018

Euro NCAP adopt Cellbond Q10 Dummy Upgrade Kit

February 8, 2019

Phitec Ingegneria srl begin production of Q6 and Q10 FE Models

March 4, 2019

Cellbond signs agreement with ATD Models GmbH to develop FE models of aPLI

May 10, 2019

Cellbond receives a visit from HRH The Duke of Kent, KG, in recognition of International Trade and to mark the culmination of our 30th Anniversary Year

May 14, 2019

ISO Working Groups 1,3, 5 & 9 visit Cellbond during the London Spring Assembly

June 6, 2019

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