The era of digitalisation and large-scale exportation.
– Development of the first 2D and 3D graphic controllers.
– Beginning of exportation to the USA, Australia, and the Middle East.
– Safety certification for the machinery exported to France and Sweden.
– First steps towards automation: front feeders, sheet metal handling and storage systems.
– New OXISOL factory in Vila Nova de Gaia: oxy-fuel cutting and angle grinding; supplying frames.