Josef Kaiser Senior files his first patent, which relates to a weaving loom. A wool spinning factory is set up some time later.
Liechtenstein's customs union with Switzerland leads to the loss of textile customers in Vorarlberg. The opening of an auto and machine repair shop marks the beginning of the motor vehicle period.
Around one hundred auto tractors are built. During World War II, tractors are equipped with wood gasifiers.
Josef Kaiser Junior takes over management of the company. He initiates the transition from a small workshop operation to an industrial enterprise.
Development of the company’s own suction-pressure tanker. The “Kaiserfass” acquires a legendary reputation.
Presentation of the first sewer cleaning vehicle – a sludge vacuum vehicle.
Josef Kaiser Junior develops the walking excavator.
Development of the KDU jetting pump, which is fitted to a sewer cleaning vehicle for the first time.
1979 - 1984
KAISER teaches the walking excavator how to drive. A walking excavator with four wheels is built, known as the mobile walking excavator. A crawler excavator is presented in 1980 and a tracked dumper known as the "Kettenbär" in 1984.
The first sewer cleaning vehicle is equipped with a water recycling system.
Presentation of the high-capacity AquaStar and the first mobile walking excavator with all-wheel drive. Both models become industry benchmarks.
Foundation of KAISER Fahrzeugtechnik in Nenzing/Austria.
Markus Kaiser takes over operational management of KAISER AG in the role of CEO. In 2013, Markus Kaiser is voted Liechtenstein's "Entrepreneur of the Year".
Setting up of the production plant in Krakovany/Slovakia.
2011 - 2014
Acquisition of EUR-MARK based in Nykarleby/Finland. Another acquisition follows in 2014: MORO based in Fiume Veneto/Italy. The KAISER Group now becomes the world's leading manufacturer in this industry.
KAISER celebrates its anniversary "100 Years of Innovation - 100 Years of Kaiser" with various events.
A new road-rail excavator is presented: the S22RR. New developments in the area of environmental technology include vehicles for water treatment using vacuum distillation or flocculation.
Acquisition of the US company Premier Oilfield Equipment, a manufacturer of hydro-excavators. KAISER retained the entire workforce, which was absorbed into the new subsidiary KAISER PREMIER in Fort Morgan, Colorado.
HVD, based in the French town of Mazingarbe, is acquired and integrated
into KAISER France.