Historie

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE
BDT GROUP

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1979
Friedhelm Steinhilber is appointed to CEO.

1980
BDT moves to its new headquarters in Rottweil, Germany.

1983
Foundation of BDT Products Inc. in California, USA.

1986
Print Media: Angled Wall Technology provides for sensitive and efficient feeding of paper.

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1990
BDT builds new production and logistics plant in Lauffen, Germany.

1992
Storage: First partnership-based cooperation with HP.

1995
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.

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2000
Opening of new production plant and location in Guada-
lajara, Mexico.

2002
Storage: The ThinStor® data storage automation unit will be the new standard in tape data protection.

2004
Print Media: BDT develops a feeding unit for HP Indigo and thus enters the digital printing market.

2005
Foundation of the Chinese subsidiary in Zhuhai, Guang-
dong.

2006
Storage: BDT expands scope of functions of their data storage automation units with new product FlexStor®.

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2008
Storage: FlexStor® II is the worldwide leading data storage automation product.

2010
Foundation of BDT Singapore.
Print Media: Market launch of the revolutionary Tornado Technology for media hand-
ling.

2011

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2012
Print Media: Development and production of new feeding unit for HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press.

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BDT Storage

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BDT Prolog

2016
Diversification strategy of BDT leads to independency of the business units Storage, Print Media and ProLog (production and logistics).

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