|The first large electric gantry crane is built. It has a lifting capacity of 12.5 t and 11.5 m span.
|The first complete standardised crane programme is developed. Typification and standardisation permit efficent production at a high level of quality.
|Introduction of the KT 2000 small crane system. This sophisticated modular system of rails, hoists, travel units, etc. can be employed flexibly both for simple applications and for automated material flow solutions.
|Capacity of Ettlingen crane factory doubled by means of innovative process technology.
|The beginning of a new era: innovative crane technology with practical conductor line, i. e. with no moving cables, is presented and launched on the market.
|The new concept CraneKits for Crane Builders keeps planning work at a reasonable level and makes processing of orders effective and economical.
|Introduction of KS and KA light crane systems.