Zinsser Analytic and ILS were acquired by the Gardner Denver Medical group, joining Thomas, Welch and TriContinent brands.
Zinsser NA was created for distribution of automated systems in the U.S. and Canada.
ZA pioneered the automation of PCR-based tests in clinical diagnosis.
ILS (Innovative Labor Systeme) GmbH was founded for production of microsyringes, valves and as OEM for liquid handling systems.
“Minilabor” was introduced for schools and universities.
Fully automated HIV-testing system for blood banks was introduced.
First automatic pipetting systems were sold.
Zinsser Analytic Ltd. (UK) was founded to manufacture special liquid handling systems.
Distribution of scintillation counters and HPLC-instruments.
Minis” for scintillation counting were invented.
Polyvials® were introduced and became a worldwide quality standard.
Zinsser Analytic GmbH was founded by Werner Zinßer.