We are able to copy facings and transfer them exactly to other blanks – for the first-time exquisite mouthpieces aren’t unique anymore and can be reproduced.
By means of analysis of finite-elements of mouthpieces and reeds we develop the first facings for synthetic reeds.
Soloists of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics play for the first time our PlayEasy-system for synthetic reeds – a real sensation!
Our mouthpiece series LM is published – its sound becomes a milestone for classical saxophone players.
The PlayEasy B2 quickly conquers the French clarinet world and becomes one of the most copied mouthpieces since millennium.
We develop the first clarinet mouthpieces in rubber produced completely automatically on CNC systems. Form and sound get a completely new dimension.
Our first Nick/Légère Signature reeds come into the market. Now synthetic reeds can also be used on French mouthpieces – and this at the highest level.
We produce all our current mouthpiece models using a digital CNC technique – from E-flat- to bass clarinets – in German and French style. Also our mouthpieces for classical saxophones are produced in this way. Our first ligatures in titanium are published. The sound optimization is reached by a digital laser technology.
We begin our own production of high-quality synthetic reeds – the first “Mouthpeace” in WaveLine-Technology© applies for a patent.
Our first synthetic reeds called Master Cut are published and we fundamentally optimize all our mouthpieces.
Playnick Next Generation – End of PlayEasy. Our new mouthpieces combined with our synthetic reeds are published and produced for German, Austrian and French systems. The ligature Vincerò is brought on the market, the saxophone series Lemuria is starting and the production of synthetic reeds for saxophone follows by the end of the year.
We announce the strategic merger with Silverstein Works Ltd. and produce the very first Ambipoly Reeds for the BK & Sons Corporation exclusively. The first synthetic reeds for the jazz saxophone are introduced to the market.
The European Patent Office grants us the patent rights for our Symphonic Polymers. Our first synthetic reeds for oboe and bassoon are released and go to the sale.