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GDS Heritage


YearBusiness Heritage Innovation Heritage
2012     Brand new 70"-72" Sirius D6 launched with an innovative design for easy maintenance and best in class optical performances

Optically bonded new Video Wall

New Reverse Vending machine for recycling

GDS is going green with new PV plants on the roof of its factories

2010 GDS Energy and GDS Led Street Lighting divisions created   Sirius high brightness displays (up to 4000 cd/sqm) launched in the market

New GDS photovoltaic system manufactured

New LED street light lamps launched

2009 BF Technology, DOOH display system provider, joins GDS Group   Panaro colour LED displays
2008 GDS ADM, kiosk division created following acquisition of ADM Italia   Future Innovation Award - Camera di Commercio Vicenza

Sunlight readable high brightness LED backlight TFT display

Quick Product Development Award - Blue chip OEM

GDS ADM first voting kiosk tested in Italy

2007 Acquisition of EMSEI - medical and military MS

GDS Sferal WWT relaunches the Compuprint brand

GDS Sferal WWT, printers and mechatronics EMS capability established following acquisition of CPG and FinMek

  Dual Interconnected Thermal Management System for DOOH displays (patent pending)

Digi Awards - The Digital Signage Group 'Transportation application - Creativity in technology' for 32" and 45" outdoor displays

Supplier of the Year - Blue chip OEM

Panaro monochrome LED displays

First bonded 70" display

2006 GDS acquires US based Clearview and G-Bond technology   World's largest bonded panel presented at SID (65")
2005 GDS expands operations capability into China   HDTV Award G-Series
2004 GDS establishes operations capability in both Romania and Brazil   Thermal management system
2003 Aquisition of EMS activity  

Patented inverter design

2002 Formal merger and acquisitions, Fair Electronics, ETC and Cabel    
2001 CPG is acquired by the FinMek Group    

CA&G and Emco merge operationally

Compuprint becomes CPG due to the merger of Compuprint and Genicom International


Development of bonding technology

1999 CA&G and Emco engage in strategic alliance    
1998     Sunlight readable Mitra CCFL TFT display launched at SID

Sunlight readable Helios HCFL TFT display (3000 cd/sm)

1994     Compuprint becomes the official supplier of IBM (today Infoprint Solutions / Ricoh-IBM Group) for matrix products

Compuprint printer heads, the most reliable in the market, are embedded in the 9000 and 10000 serial printer families


First European Compuprint laser printer


Compuprint becomes the official supplier of Digital - DEC for matrix products

1985 Compuprint division is acquired by Bull France    
1984     Sunlight viewable CRT display
1979 CA&G and Emco Electronics founded    
1976     First serial printer family (Compuprint Signum) is designed and produced
1974     First Compuprint serial matrix printer (20 Series)
1971 Compuprint division created inside Honeywell System laboratories in Pregnana Milanese (Italy)    


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