Ranked in the top 15 most innovative SMEs (WirtschaftsWoche magazine/Munich Strategy Group)

Prepstation D-150 launched as the sink concept of the future, winning Kitchen Innovation of the Year®

New Twistpac® packaging made of 98.9 % cardboard (74 % of it recycled) 

SCHOCK container showroom opened as new visitor centre

Sleeve technology - CRISTALITE® or CRISTADUR®
sleeves to create a perfect combination of sink and mixer tap in matching material, quality and colour

Licensing agreements finally come to an end, along with the associated R&D partnerships

CRISTADUR® - The practically poreless material structure produces a gleaming surface that repels dirt

SCHOCK CRISTALITE® patents for the acrylic-based quartz composite sink licensed to Carron (now the Franke Group) and BLANCO

CRISTALITE® - A dispersion of 80% ultra-pure quartz, the hardest component of granite, bonded with acrylic finally paves the way for the quartz composite sink's success

Start of the successful cooperation between SCHOCK and BLANCO. SCHOCK exclusively supplies sinks in "Silacron" and later "Silgranit"

The world's first quartz composite sink is produced at the Regen factory

SCHOCK is founded as a company