||Production of Hayes farm fencing products begins in Central Otago, New Zealand.
||Sunbeam, the forerunner of Supershear, appears in the Australian shearing industry.
||The Speedrite electric fence brand is established.
||The Stafix electric fence brand is established.
The PEL electric fence brand is established.
||Tru-Test is incorporated in the United States and the North American subsidiary (Tru-Test Inc.) opens in Texas USA.
||Tru-Test Group wins the New Zealand Governor General’s Supreme Award for Export Excellence and the
Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Innovation in Exporting.
||Tru-Test Group shifts into world class manufacturing facility in Auckland, New Zealand.
||The Patriot brand is launched in North America, meeting the growing needs of the smaller livestock producer
looking for reliability and value from their electric fence products.
||Tru-Test Group offers remote control capability across its large mains energizer range.
||Tru-Test launches the world’s first animal weigh scale with integrated Bluetooth technology –
the Tru-Test Bluetooth XR3000.
||Tru-Test Group’s first livestock management software application is released, connecting a PC wirelessly
to RFID readers and weigh scales to translate data into individual and group animal records for advanced decision
making for profit.
||The 63 J energizers are launched in the Stafix (M63R) and Speedrite (63000R) brands. The world’s most powerful energizer with 63 joules of output energy powering up to 630 km of fence line.
||Tru-Test Group purchases Radian Technology Ltd creators of the comprehensive MilkHub Dairy Automation System, adding diary automation solutions to our stable of agricultural products and services.
||Tru-Test Group purchases DTS (Dairy Technology Services) adding on farm cooling solutions to our stable of agricultural products and services