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History

1946

Founded in 1946, First products included Oil lubrication systems for IBM Printing Machinery.

 
 
1950

Expanded into grease lubrication for steel production pioneering Dual Line systems.

 
 
1970

Pioneered numerous concepts still present in today's lubrication technology in particular Modular concept across product range.

 
1980

First subsidiary location opened in the United Kingdom.

 
1990

More DropsA companies to provide direct representation founded across Europe and the United States.

 
 
1992

New Headquarters located in proximity of Milan, Italy consolidating three locations into single new modern production facility.

 
 
1995

DropsA receives quality system certification by the International Quality standard 

 
 
 
2000

From 1990 to 2000, direct representation into Brazil, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

 
 
2006

Increased presence in China with new facility set to open in Shanghai to stock, assembly and supply product across the mainland as well as provide manufacturing for base products.

 
 
2007

Further expansion of operations planned into central and far east Asia.

 
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