Friedhelm Steinhilber is appointed to CEO.
BDT moves to its new headquarters in Rottweil, Germany.
Foundation of BDT Products Inc. in California, USA.
Print Media: Angled Wall Technology provides for sensitive and efficient feeding of paper.
BDT builds new production and logistics plant in Lauffen, Germany.
Storage: First partnership-based cooperation with HP.
Print Media: BDT develops paper output unit. The revolutionary 8 bin mailbox 7 output stacker for HP is, except for minor changes, still in use to today.
Opening of new production plant and location in Guada-
Storage: The ThinStor® data storage automation unit will be the new standard in tape data protection.
Print Media: BDT develops a feeding unit for HP Indigo and thus enters the digital printing market.
Foundation of the Chinese subsidiary in Zhuhai, Guang-
Storage: BDT expands scope of functions of their data storage automation units with new product FlexStor®.
Storage: FlexStor® II is the worldwide leading data storage automation product.
Foundation of BDT Singapore.
Print Media: Market launch of the revolutionary Tornado Technology for media hand-
Print Media: Development and production of new feeding unit for HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press.
Diversification strategy of BDT leads to independency of the business units Storage, Print Media and ProLog (production and logistics).