Worldwide launch of the MDC LONGLIFE PRO. The further development of the MDC LONGLIFE was specially developed for gravure printing.
Establishment of its subsidiary in Turkey "Daetwyler Rotoflex Emtia Ticaret A.Ş."
Establishment of its subsidiary in Singapore "Daetwyler SwissTec Singapore Pte. Ltd."
New divisional structure: formation of Global Tec Holding with the two diviosions SwissTec and Industries operating worldwide.
Acquisition of Daetwyler IBOTec with a new center of excellence for research and development in Germany.
On 1 January 2008, the production of MDC doctor blades begins at the independent company Daetwyler SwissTec AG in Bleienbach.
Daetwyler SwissTec India Pte. Ltd was founded and started with the production of MDC doctor blades in India in 2006.
The production of MDC doctor blades begins in China with the opening of MDC Daetwyler (China) Co. Ltd.
Max Daetwyler AG was awarded the ERA European Innovation Prize for the development of the Laser Star.
Max Daetwyler Co. was renamed Max Daetwyler AG.
Max Daetwyler Corp. opened for business in Huntersville, USA.
Start of distribution of the unique developed lamella doctor blade, which became a watchword for quality and reliability worldwide.
The Swiss Confederation abruptly halted the Mirage programme for political reasons. Within a very short space of time, Daetwyler was compelled to reorient its business model and found new opportunities for business in the graphic arts industry, in particular in gravure printing.
At the age of 27, Max Daetwyler founded the company in Dietikon, canton Zurich. The focus was on aircraft maintenance and overhaul.