Philip Rauch becomes chief automotive designer for the Benz Company.
Barely two years after immigrating to U.S., Philip Rauch patents a device that reduces muffler noise.
Philip Rauch obtains a patent on a new clamp for radiator hoses.
Philip Rauch founds Ideal Clamp Manufacturing Company.
Ideal supplies the hose clamps for Charles Lindbergh's historic flight.
Philip Rauch dies suddenly. The company is taken over by Louis and Philip Rauch, Jr.
Every car in the Indianapolis 500 race is equipped with Ideal hose clamps.
Rauch Foundation is established to give back to the community where the family lived and had roots.
Led by Philip Rauch, the Foundation and family commit significant resources to Lehigh University and its Rauch Business Center.
Rauch Foundation begins exploring early childhood grants.
Rauch Foundation develops a strategic program focus for greater impact. First priority area identified as children and families.
Louis and Ruth Rauch spearhead Foundation support for YMCA leadership development and the Huntington YMCA Family Center.
Nancy Rauch Douzinas, daughter of founder Louis Rauch, becomes President of Rauch Foundation.
Rauch Foundation starts formal operations — hires staff and builds its Board of Directors.
Rauch Foundation formally establishes its environmental program.
Rauch Foundation awards grant to bring Parent-Child Home Program to four communities.
Foundation supports replication of Family Place Library model, bringing innovative family-centered services to public libraries.
Rauch Foundation begins development of the Long Island Index.
First annual Long Island Index report is published on Long Island's quality of life.
Rauch Foundation begins significant environmental funding in Maryland, focused on water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.
Energeia Partnership is created to build regional leadership.
First What Every Long Islander Should Know article is published.
Sustainability Institute at Molloy College is established with Rauch Foundation support.
Rauch Foundation launches the Build a Better Burb project.
Five Baltimore area watershed groups merge to create Blue Water Baltimore.
Long Island Press ranks Nancy Rauch Douzinas as top woman on its annual Power List.
Long Island Index presents communications strategies at Council on Foundations in Los Angeles.
ParkingPLUS - four innovative designs for parking structures to enhance downtown communities are unveiled.
The Long Island Clean Water Partnership is founded with Rauch Foundation support.
Research by the Long Island Index demonstrates the need for a Third Track on the LIRR, and the Index begins to champion publicly the Third Track.
Build a Better Burb is transferred to the Congress for the New Urbanism.
Governor Andrew Cuomo endorses and announces full funding of the LIRR’s Third Track.
Three Maryland Eastern Shore watershed groups and four waterkeepers merge to form ShoreRivers.
The Long Island Index publishes its final report and nextLI, an initiative of Newsday, begins with funding from the Rauch Foundation.
Construction of the LIRR’s Third Track on the Main Line begins.