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History


2015

Daetwyler USA celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015.

 

2014

New divisional structure: formation of Global Tec Holding with the two diviosions SwissTec and Industries operating worldwide. 

2012

Acquisition of Daetwyler IBOTech with a new center of excellence for research and development in Germany.
 

2011

Construction of the first LaserSonic, a new form of digital printing equipment. New digital printing equipment is developed and built based on the innovative LaserSonic technology under the banner “DI Project AG,” a joint venture of the companies Interprint and Daetwyler.

2009

The partnership with Waterjet AG for the development, distribution, and production of high-precision waterjet cutting machines begins in Aarwangen, Switzerland. 
 

2008

On January 1, 2008,, the production of MDC doctor blades begins at the independent company Daetwyler SwissTec AG in Bleienbach.
 

2006

Daetwyler SwissTec India Pte. Ltd was founded and started with the production of MDC doctor blades in India in 2006.
 

2003

Daetwyler was recognized for it's ULTRALIFE doctor blade by the Packaging & Label Gravure Association (PLGA).

 

2002

The production of MDC doctor blades begins in China with the opening of MDC Daetwyler (China) Co. Ltd.
 

1996

Max Daetwyler Co. was awarded the ERA European Innovation Prize for the development of the Laser Star.
 

1996

Daetwyler's newly-developed doctor blade lamella was recognized for its “Constant Contact Area" by the Gravure Association of America. For the first time in the history of the printing industry, a doctor blade had been developed that eliminated point increase and ensured a constant printout throughout the entire production run.

 

1979

Max Daetwyler Co. was renamed Max Daetwyler AG.
 

1974

Max Daetwyler Corp. opened for business in Huntersville, USA.
 

1972

Start of distribution of the unique developed lamella doctor blade, which became a watchword for quality and reliability worldwide.
 

1964

The Swiss Confederation abruptly halted the Mirage programme for political reasons. Within a very short space of time, Daetwyler was compelled to reorient its business model and found new opportunities for business in the graphic arts industry, in particular in gravure printing.
 

1943

At the age of 27, Max Daetwyler founded the company in Dietikon, canton Zurich. The focus was on aircraft maintenance and overhaul.