GKD Technology Ltd formed by the current Chairman and CEO with first activities in thesupply and installation of technologyproducts: telephone systems;ultrasonicsamplers for effluent treatment solutions.
Second division created: GKD Datacom Solutions providing IT data services; andGKD Technik providing technical products with it’s own intellectual property.
The first Rated Capacity Indicator system isdeveloped, BACS (Boom AngleCompensation System), with over 3000 systems sold and installed on lorryloader cranes.
Developed the first GKD Rated Capacity Indicator system for installation onto hydraulic excavators.
Datacom division is developed and expands,installing the IT data infrastructure atmultiple business premises across the UK.
Datacom division enters the WiFi technology arena with Hot Spot wirelesssurveys for BT Openzone and Motorola.Installed WiFi access solutions acrossthe UK in airports lounges of all the majorairports, in every major hotel chain andrestaurants.
Technik division develops advancedTotal Moment Indicator system for use onlong reach excavators and demolition machines. The company name changes toGKD Europe Ltd to reflect Europeanbusiness standing.
GKD Technik develops advancedRated Capacity Indicator for use on RoadRail Vehicles (RRV’s).
GKD Technik develops advanced derivativeRated Capacity Indicator for excavatorsused in civil engineering and constructionindustry.
Sia & Yeo is appointed sole GKD Distributor in Singapore where the 2RCI hasbecome increasingly popular.
GKD Board makes a strategic decision to concentrate building the IPR of thecompany and as a result datacom solutions activities are curtailed to allow focus ondeveloping intellectual property sales.
The SlewGuard slew limiting systemfor hydraulic excavators and cranes is developed.
Company name and trading name changes to GKD Technik Ltd. GKD’s design anddevelopment company is acquired and encompassed within GKD Technik Ltd. GKD develop and produce 1HLIthe first height limiter of the range.
GKD Technik develops the Incline Alert system for the civil engineeringand construction industry.
GKD utilise radio frequency technology todevelop the SiteGuard Proximity Warning System applicable across multipleindustries.
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