Building begins on the new administration building with integrated high-rack facility.
Innovations for the IDS: Selective dentine remover for minimally invasive excavation, new prophylactic polishers and brushes.
Innovations for the IDS: PowerCut tungsten carbide drill for maximum cutting capacity due to new type of blades.
Innovations for the IDS: StarGloss polishers for processing zirconia all-ceramic.
Innovations for the IDS: Diamond finishing strips with integrated serrated edge, patented worldwide.
Expansion and extension of the electroplating production. Production facilities for diamond instruments.
Extension of the precision turning and tungsten carbide production in a new highly modern production building.
Construction of a new warehouse and logistics centre.
Development of third generation diamond instruments, WhiteTIGER.
Construction of new production facilities for endodontic instruments.
Development and production of tungsten carbide finishers for dentists.
Construction of the most modern production facilities for diamond instruments worldwide.
Move to a new computer-controlled production plant for tungsten carbide instruments.
Start of production of steel burs.
Production of tungsten carbide burs for dentistry and dental technology.
Development and production of milling instruments and root post and core systems.
Manufacture of surgical instruments.
Construction of a new fabrication building and start of the development and production of tungsten carbide cutters for dental technology.
Start of production of retentive pins, dowel pins and mandrels.
New ideas in the polisher sector, which at the time had been little researched, lead to the first company production plant for special polishers.
Company founded by Ingrid and Dieter O. Gratz.