Purchase of a 1.5-hectare site in the Lübeck industrial area Glashüttenweg.
Founding of the Clear & Clean Research Laboratory.
Production of the first standard cleaning wipers in the Interfold system, introduction of single-removal dispenser systems for cleanroom wipers.
Participation in the Guidelines Committee for Cleanroom Technology of the German Association of Engineers (VDI).
Founding of the company Clear & Clean GmbH by Win Labuda.
Part-Lift Method to determine particulate cleanliness of flat surfaces presented by Win Labuda.
Labuda Bowl Method I to measure particles released during wiping of surfaces with a defined roughness
Beginning of research collaboration with the German Textile Research Center North-West (DTNW), an institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen, in Krefeld, Professor E. Schollmeyer.
Installation of a system to format precision cleaning wipers by means of laser beams.
Presentation of the Labuda Bowl Method II to determine particle release in the wiping procedure dependent on pressure and the friction coefficient.
Cleaning efficiency test devised by Labuda (ellipsometer method to test cleaning efficiency of cleaning wipers for very thin contamination layers).
Patent application for the production of glove wipers for use in the cleanroom (GRIPFOLD wipers).
Scientific recognition of the three test methods devised by Labuda.
First Lübeck Clean Technology Symposium.
Second Lübeck Clean Technology Symposium.
Expansion of the production capacity for clean papers.
Inauguration of the renovated warehouse in the Lübeck factory.
Company’s 25th anniversary.
Expansion of production capacity for washable cleaning cloths.
Serial production of the patented GRIPFOLD wiper using a new ultrasonic cutting machine.
Commissioning of fully automatic production facility for the manufacture of precision cleaning wipers.
Certification according to ISO-EN 9000.
Commissioning of the new laser fluorescence measuring station.
Participation in the guidelines committee of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) to develop new VDI guidelines.
Company’s 35th anniversary.
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