Establishment of the Argentinian subsidiary.
Takeover of press manufacturer Sutter.
Opening of the Chilean subsidiary.
“Vaslin Bucher” becomes “Bucher Vaslin”.
Purchase of Mercier Sanchez in Rivesaltes. The plant becomes a remote production site.
Opening of the American subsidiary through the acquisition of KLR Machines.
CMMC becomes Vaslin Bucher SA.
Takeover of CMMC by Bucher Guyer, Switzerland.
Takeover of Friulmeccanica, Bucher Guyer’s Italian licensee, and merger with Vaslin Italia.
The company manufactured its 50,000th wine press.
The company adopts the name CMMC for exports.
Takeover of continuous press manufacturer Coq.
A year of record sales.
Institut du Développement Industriel (IDI) acquires a stake in the company.
Awarded a Certificate of Merit in the corrosion-resistant products category at the Washington Congress of the Society of Plastics Industries.
The company manufactured its 10,000th wine press.
First exports to Japan.
Gaston Bernier buys the Vaslin press patents. 1st distributor agreement signed with Juttaud in Charentes.
Gaston Bernier founded the company Création des Constructions Méca-Métalliques Chalonnaises (CMMC).
Johann Bucher created the hydraulic press.
Joseph Vaslin registered a patent for a horizontal press with a square wooden cage.