1920 First razor blades are being manufactured in Vienna, Austria .
1932 The owners of Smart Cigarettes incorporate Smart Razorblades.
1959 The Hairwiz is invented which over the next 25 years becomes a retail marvel as one of the most sold beauty products sold in modern history.
1969 To facilitate the exponential growth a brand new manufacturing facility is built in Sedrun Switzerland.
1972 The industrial Division opens its doors and markets very high quality utility, razor, scraper and specialty blades for trade and industry. Besides the own brands, OEM brands like Dynac in France, Roberts Smoothedge in the UK (later Roberts Consolidated), Bonum Germany, Roehls Netherlands are part of the product portfolio.
1978 Progressive innovation leads to the development of a series of plastic dispensers that become market standard and the German Blade Manufacturers follow suit in their offering.
1981 The Happy Harry Hair Trimmer is an evolution of the Hair Wiz and continues its success with mass merchandising through TV infomercials and through the Shopping Malls across America, Japan and Europe .
1985 The company invents the Exacut Knife which becomes another retail marvel which is marketed through Henkel Germany.
1991 Exacut and Happy Harry are sold to a private group of Investors .
2002 As the factory in Switzerland is being closed a new factory in South Korea is being developed under a joint venture agreement.
2003 A complete line of Flooring Installation Products is successfully introduced to the US distribution market.
2009 The company expands its offering to industrial, drywall, roofing & textile markets in the US and Canada
2011 – present During the major market shifts during the Economic Downturn of 2008-2011 the company gains substantial market share in multiple industries which leads to expansion in manufacturing and warehousing facilities in the US, Eastern Europe and Asia.