Manufacturer within the Weinig Group, producing cross-cut saws (under-/ cross cut saws, push-feed saws and throughfeed saws) and solid wood gluing presses. The company is based in Illertissen/ Bayern.
The Grecon Dimter wood optimization South GmbH & Co. KG in Illertissen is renamed Weinig Dimter GmbH & Co. KG.
Development of the world's fastest panel gluing press ProfiPress C "Speed" as throughfeed-unit with a production speed of up to 160 lamellas per minute.
Development of the world's largest panel gluing press ProfiPress C 16200 with maximum opening width of 16,2m (according to the manufacturer); field of application: production of wall elements made of solid wood
|Until about 2001|
Machines that were produced in this period are marked with the indication "GreCon dimter wood optimization - A member of the Weinig Group.". From now on, the companies only use their own names in combination with the Weinig logo.
Product division within the Weinig Group:
Weinig takes over 60% of Fagus-GreCon Greten (manufacturer of, for example, optimization cross cut saws and finger-jointing lines) and becomes a joint venture with Dimter/ Illertissen and the subsidiaries GreCon Dimter Inc., USA and GreCon Dimter France.
Acquisition of the Dimter GmbH (Ltd.) by Weinig.