1999. Engineers Lackner and Meingassner take up well deserved retirement. Engineers Andreas Lackner and Hubert Strasser smoothly assume the management. Problems had already been evident in greenhouse construction since the mid-nineties and business in this area was becoming less and less. On the other hand, crane construction was experiencing a completely different situation: It was clear that Voith’s strengths lay in specialist crane construction. As a result, work went into developing their own products occupying targeted market niches. The magnet crane devised by the in-house design team became the flagship product. Update to EPLAN 5.2, the first real Windows-based version. Adjustments for the transfer of data from EPLAN to the in-house ERP system.
2000. More EPLAN updates