EFCO TRIO Fleet Management:
The established alternative for a manufacturer-independent equipment fleet continues to experience rapid development.
EFCO goes digital:
1. Successful relaunch of the EFCO online shop with user-friendly design and top functionalities. Significant increase in user numbers/orders.
2. «EFCO Sales Portal», a self-developed app that gives our sales staff access to relevant product, customer and warehouse information at any time.
3. Renewal of the IT infrastructure for fast and smooth internal processes and stable performance.
Successful launch of EFCO's own label.
Market launch of the radiating cable clamp EFCO CLIC SKH
«Egli, Fischer & Co. Ltd, Zurich» becomes «EFCO Fixing Technology Ltd».
The company is now solely owned by the Fischer family. The Rominger-Egli family leaves the company.
Location consolidation at Grabenstrasse 1, 8604 Nänikon
Abandonment of the locations in Zurich, Schwerzenbach and Volketswil
Market launch of the multi-purpose dowel DELTA XM
Concentration on the core competence area of fixing technology
Sale of the Industrial Electronics Division
Simplon tunnel (19.8 km); steel cable attachment in the tunnel using the CLIC® tube clamp
Market launch of the EGLI KPE rewind cable reel (with ATEX certificate for explosion-proof zones)
NEAT tunnel projects use Egli Fischer products for the first time
Market launch of the SANFIX tube clamp
Great Beltlink Rail Project (Denmark/Sweden,1.6 km, the third longest range in the world) Bridges with communication-cable attachment using the CLIC® tube clamp
London Underground (England); tunnel communication-cable attachment using the CLIC® tube clamp
MTR Mass Transit Railway (Hong Kong/China); tunnel cable attachment of all lines using the CLIC® tube-clamp system
Initial certification of Egli, Fischer & Co. Ltd, Zurich in accordance with ISO 9001:1006
Entry of Florian Fischer
Expansion of the shop and training centre in Volketswil, Zurich
Opening of the distribution centre in Volketswil, Zurich
Lincoln Tunnel New York (New York/USA, 2.4 km); tunnel communication-cable attachment using the CLIC® tube-clamp system
Market launch of NIVO bathtub plugs
Entry of Rudolf Rominger-Egli
Commissioning of the first own EDP system
Market launch and patenting of the CLIC® tube-clamp system
Market launch of REGLA® perforated tap
New organisation into four separate sales divisions (fittings technology, entertainment electronics, industrial electronics, wiring technology)
Start of production in Schwerzenbach
Market launch of EGLI rewind cable reels and LAVO installation kit
Opening of the EFCO Service Shop in Geneva and purchase of the office building in Zurich
Market launch and patenting of the DELTA® spiral nylon plugs
Market launch of the PICO® power distributor
Acquisition of the regional competitor Tilcafix SA in Carouge, Geneva
Conversion to the joint stock company Egli, Fischer & Co. Ltd, Zurich
Market launch of the WECO® brass dowel
Market launch of SPIT® bolt-setting products
Founding of the electronic components division and sale of the first products (Colvern® potentiometer, BUSH® TV receiver)
Market launch of EGLI cable reel
Conversion to the Willy Egli & Co. general partnership
Relocation to new domicile in Claridenhof at Gotthardstrasse 6, Zurich (at that time the largest office building in Switzerland)
Launching of the entertainment and industrial electronics divisions with sales of the initial products (Celestion® loudspeakers, Brown® headsets, TCC® capacitors)
Entry of Hans E. Fischer
Wartime concentration on domestic products
Entry of Marthy Egli-Fischer
First inhouse production of RAWLPLUG white bronze plugs
New sole proprietorship: Willi Egli
Takeover of the RAWLPLUG subsidiary in Switzerland
Entry of Willy Egli
Founding of the single company A. Egli by the brothers Albert and Jean Egli at Bäckerstrasse 22 in Zurich (import and sales company for fastenings and tools for the construction industry)