Develops method to purify water by electrically releasing silver ions into the water.
Founding year of the company
Relocation to Wallisellen-Zurich
Split off UV-drinking water technology to join with Wedeco GmbH, Germany.
Going public as WEDECO Water Technology AG at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Acquisition of Exstream Water technology Inc., the US-market leader for bottle purifiers.
Acquisition of German brands Certisil, Certiman und Certinox, (camping- and caravanning market) and foundation of Certisil GmbH, Munich.
Acquisition of the outdoor and marine lines of PUR Inc., a daughter company of Procter&Gamble Inc., Minneapolis/U.S.A.
Consolidation of all US activities with Katadyn North America Inc.
Acquisition of Atmosph’air des Montagnes S.a.r.l., Grenoble/France.
New sales office in Singapore.
Acquisition of Trekking-Mahlzeiten GmbH in Mörfelden-Waldorf (Frankfurt) and merger with Certisil GmbH, Munich.
Acquisition of OCO AG, Volketswil, Switzerland
Entry into plastic injection molding to extend the vertical integration.
Acquisition of Optimus International AB, Swedish producer of expedition and outdoor stoves. Establishment of Katadyn Scandinavia AB in Stockholm/Sweden.
Katadyn celebrates 80th anniversary.
Trekking-Mahlzeiten becomes Trek'n Eat in all markets.
Katadyn acquires a majority stake in the AQUAFIDES Group with subsidiaries in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria, and expands its sphere of operations into the industrial and municipal water treatment sector.
Breaking ground for the new company building on the “Erbswisen” property in Kemptthal near Wallisellen/Switzerland.
Founding of Katadyn Production srl. in Romania.
Beginning of production for in-house demands.
The Katadyn Group acquires the assets of the US company TyRy Foods, Inc., with the brands Natural High, Richmoor, AlpineAire, and Gourmet Reserves.
Founding of Katadyn North America Foods, LLC in Sacramento, USA.
In September, Katadyn Products Inc. moves its Swiss headquarters from Wallisellen to Kemptthal.
The Katadyn Group acquires the assets of U.S. company Spectra Watermakers, Inc., headquartered in San Rafael, California.
Founding of Katadyn Desalination, LLC in San Rafael, USA.
The Katadyn Group opens sales and distribution office in Shanghai.
The Katadyn Group acquires Hydro-Photon, Inc., Makers of SteriPEN.