BLANCO was founded.
Initial production of water troughs for ovens. The formula for success were sinks made of stainless steel, Silgranit, and ceramics, as well as fittings and accessories later.
E.G.O. was founded.
Development of the first commercial electric hotplate. It is today one of the largest suppliers for the household appliance industry
Pooling of collective interests by forming parent company E.G.O. Blanc and Fischer group
Spin-off company BLANCO Professional, which produces capital goods for commercial kitchens, medical facilities and industry.
BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding acquires ARPA, a leading OEM manufacturer of radiant heating elements and induction stove tops.
Positioning in a globally important segment: DEFENDI, manufacturer of gas components, becomes part of the Family Holding.
Change of a financial holding company into a management holding.