||The first large, electric gantry crane is manufactured. It has a load capacity of 12.5 t with a wingspan of 11.5 m.
||The first complete range of standard cranes is developed. Typing and standardization enable rational production at a high level.
||Introduction of the KT 2000 small crane system. This sophisticated modular system of rails, hoists, chassis, etc. can be used flexibly for simple applications and for automated material flow solutions.
||Capacity doubling at the Ettlingen crane plant through innovative process technology.
||A new era begins: The innovative crane technology with practical conductor line, i.e. without movable cables, is presented and introduced on the market.
||The new concept, CraneKits for crane builders, keeps the planning effort manageable and makes order processing effective and economical.
||Introduction of the small crane systems KS and KA.