Zünd Österreich GmbH is established in Haag
Zünd Deutschland GmbH is established in Lindau, Germany
Zünd acquires Zund UK Ltd.
Successful introduction of an L3 turn-key system for leather cutting.
Zund Asia (Bangkok) Ltd. is established in Thailand
Zund Italia S.r.l. is established in Valbrembo/Bergamo, Italy
In Eersel, Netherlands, acquisition of our long-standing distribution partner for the Benelux states. Zund Benelux BV is established. Successful launch of Zünd Cut Center 2.0. The new Zünd digital leather cutter L3 is introduced at Simac in Bologna.
Introduction of the revolutionary, super-fast S3 cutter series. The number of employees reaches 150. Zund India Pvt. Ltd is established in Bangalore, India.
Successful introduction of the Zünd Board Handling System BHS, the ultimate in automation, at Fespa Digital in Hamburg.
Zünd introduces the Zünd Cut Center ZCC user interface and workflow suite, the new standard in software for digital cutting.
Amidst worldwide economic turmoil, Zünd celebrates its 25th anniversary. The company attains ISO 9001 and 14001 certification.
Zünd launches G3, its third generation of digital cutters and new flagship series.
Zünd exits the UV flatbed digital printer market and focuses its resources on its core business and competency, digital cutting.
Zund America, Inc., is established in Franklin/Milwaukee (WI), USA.
The business magazine "Bilanz" recognizes Zünd Systemtechnik AG as one of Switzerland‘s 10 best industrial SMEs. The total number of employees exceeds 100.
Completion of second facility expansion at Industriestrasse 8. Integration of Zünd Plotter Service AG and Mechatron AG into Zünd Systemtechnik AG.
Introduction of the UV flatbed printer
Launch of the new leather cutter LC-2400 at SIMAC in Bologna.
The subsidiary Zünd Asia Ltd., Hong Kong, is established in January. In May Zünd Systemtechnik AG acquires Mechatron AG in nearby Heerbrugg. Introduction of the large-format leather cutter LC-27 for the automotive & upholstery industries..
The PN-series L-Line is introduced at IMB Cologne and SGIA Atlanta.
Zünd Plotter Service AG is established in January. In March Zünd Systemtechnik AG moves into new facilities, with 2,200sq. meters of office and production space, at Industriestrasse 8 in Altstätten.
At Sign Europe in Düsseldorf, Zünd introduces the M-Line of the second plotter generation (PN). Launch of the LC-1400 leather cutter and introduction of the PPT passepartout/mat-cutting tool at SACA in Bologna.
Zünd takes over Wild Plotter AG and its production, sales, and service operations and establishes cooperation with Wild distributors in Europe and Asia.
Start of production and launch of the P-2000 after the P-1200 and P-700, the third plotter/cutter model produced by Zünd.
Introduction of Zünd modular tool heads. These multifunctional tool heads for plotting, cutting, routing/engraving open up a vast array of new applications.
In September the P-700 is launched, a first addition to the P-1200. Zünd establishes itself as an important supplier to the shoe industry.
The first Zünd plotter/cutter premiers at the leather show "Semaine du cuir" in Paris.
Formerly a sole propietorship, the company is incorporated as Zünd Systemtechnik AG, and begins development of the first Zünd plotter/cutter for the shoe and graphics industries.
With a team of in-house and contract engineers, Zünd develops tool heads and other peripheral equipment for Wild flatbed plotters/cutters.
In September 1984, Karl Zünd establishes a sole proprietorship under his name in Altstätten/SG, Switzerland. The company’s purpose is to distribute Wild flatbed plotters to European dealers in the sign & graphics market.