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An assembly facility of Bausch & Lomb is started in Gistel, Belgium (Bausch & Lomb Belgium nv). The factory was established to assemble high-tech recording devices used in the manufacture of precision optical lenses.
A merger with Houston Instruments Inc. positions the factory in recorder, pen plotter and digitizer markets.
Houston Instruments Inc. is sold to Summagraphics Inc., a manufacturer of vinyl imaging equipment for use in the sign-making market. Gistel becomes fully responsible for the development and production of vinyl cutters.
CalComp Inc. and Summagraphics Inc. merge and found a new entity: CalComp Technology Inc. The Belgian division of Summagraphics is renamed to CalComp Display Products nv.
WestComp Inc. acquires CalComp Display Products nv and funds Summa nv.
WestComp Inc. is renamed to Summa Inc., responsible for all sales and distribution in North and Latin America, Far East and Oceania.
Summa Inc. merges with Airmark Inc. A direct sales channel is set up in the USA.
Modeled after the direct sales channel in the US, Summa launches SummaDirect UK.
Summa Europe bvba is founded as the commercial division responsible for sales and distribution in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Summa nv and Summa Europe bvba merge into Summa bvba.