||FIB-Services SA was founded. Its activities was : Refractory Lining ; Furnace construction and Repair.
||FIB-Services developed its own Ceramic Welding Process called R.P.R.® (Reactive Projection Repair) for the repair of industrial ovens. Industrial trials were lead in test furnaces. The process, which is now protected by 3 international patents, required many years of R&D to obtain high-quality material and a reliable equipment.
||First commercial application of the R.P.R. ® process in cokemaking industry.
||First commercial application of the R.P.R. ® process in glassmaking industry.
||FIB-Services SA proposed a new service to its customer to : Endoscopy at high temperature (HD pictures and movie).
||R.P.R.® process is adapted to the repair of hot blast stove (blast furnace).
||Investments granted to the development of the R.P.R.® process in steelmaking industry.
||Application of the R.P.R.® process in rolling mills.
||Application of the R.P.R.® process in reheat furnace.