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A History in Design and Innovation

  • 1992

    GKD Technology Ltd formed by the current
    Chairman and CEO with first activities in the
    supply and installation of technology
    products: telephone systems;ultrasonic
    samplers for effluent treatment solutions.

  • 1994

    Second division created: GKD Datacom Solutions providing IT data services; and
    GKD Technik providing technical products with it’s own intellectual property.

  • 1997

    The first Rated Capacity Indicator system is
    developed, BACS (Boom Angle
    Compensation System), with over 3000 systems sold and installed on lorry
    loader cranes.

  • 1998

    Developed the first GKD Rated Capacity
    Indicator system for installation onto hydraulic excavators.

  • 1999

    Datacom division is developed and expands,
    installing the IT data infrastructure at
    multiple business premises across the UK.

  • 2001

    Datacom division enters the WiFi technology arena with Hot Spot wireless
    surveys for BT Openzone and Motorola.
    Installed WiFi access solutions across
    the UK in airports lounges of all the major
    airports, in every major hotel chain and

  • 2002

    Technik division develops advanced
    Total Moment Indicator system for use on
    long reach excavators and demolition machines. The company name changes to
    GKD Europe Ltd to reflect European
    business standing.

  • 2005

    GKD Technik develops advanced
    Rated Capacity Indicator for use on Road
    Rail Vehicles (RRV’s).

  • 2006

    GKD Technik develops advanced derivative
    Rated Capacity Indicator for excavators
    used in civil engineering and construction

  • 2007

    Sia & Yeo is appointed sole GKD Distributor in Singapore where the 2RCI has
    become increasingly popular.

  • 2008

    GKD Board makes a strategic decision to concentrate building the IPR of the
    company and as a result datacom solutions activities are curtailed to allow focus on
    developing intellectual property sales.

  • 2009

    The SlewGuard slew limiting system
    for hydraulic excavators and cranes is developed.

  • 2010

    Company name and trading name changes to GKD Technik Ltd. GKD’s design and
    development company is acquired and encompassed within GKD Technik Ltd.
    GKD develop and produce 1HLI
    the first height limiter of the range.

  • 2011

    GKD Technik develops the Incline Alert system for the civil engineering
    and construction industry.

  • 2012

    GKD utilise radio frequency technology to
    develop the SiteGuard Proximity Warning
    applicable across multiple

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