The company, which in the meantime had been renamed MOSER Elektrogeräte GmbH, was taken over in 1996 by the American WAHL Clipper Corporation in Sterling, Illinois, the leading global manufacturer of hairstyling appliances. 2002 finally saw the company take on the name of Wahl GmbH.
Wahl GmbH employs over 200 personnel today, and a high degree of quality awareness, flexibility and technical innovation are laying the course for the future. The success: Wahl GmbH today enjoys an excellent international reputation in the areas of professional hairstyling appliances and animal care products.
Launch of KUNO – The compact high-performance appliance from MOSER . An homage to company founder Kuno Moser on the occasion of the company’s 75th anniversary.
Introduction of Chrom2style Blending Edition.
MOSER launched a new brand image with the claim "My masterpiece". With a modernised, minimalist logo and a completely new corporate identity.
Introduction of the innovative Fading Blade, which features an integrated fine adjustment from 0.5 – 2 millimetres and an extremely flat bottom blade angle.
Introduction of Genio Pro Fading Edition & LiPro².
Introduction of Genio Pro with interchangeable battery pack & Chrom2Style. Both appliances win the Red Dot Design Award.
Introduction of Moser T-Cut.
The Wahl Education Team is launched and an education programme is initiated.
Completion of the new production building, which expanded the production area by 700m2.
Founding year of the Wahl Italy & France subsidiaries.
50 years of Moser 1400! The famous hair clippers had been sold up to 30 million times at this point.
The innovative hair clipper with the scissor grip is launched under the ermila brand.
Expansion of the Döbele-Weg dispatch warehouse.
The Moser 1400 Mini is the perfect addition to the successful 1400-series.
Founding year of the Wahl Russia subsidiary.
Founding of WICG as Netherlandsbased distribution company for consumer products.
Change of the company name to Wahl GmbH. The newly founded Wahl GmbH markets the brands WAHL, MOSER and ermila in Europe, Africa as well as the Middle and Near East.
Introduction of the MOSER ChromStyle hair clipper, the most successful cordless appliance so far / ChroMini.
Launch Bellina & Bella – top seller of the ermila brand.
Introduction of the Moser Consumerline.
Pilar Marco (which later becomes WAHL Spain) sells our products in Spain and Portugal.
Design Innovation Prize Genio + Genio Plus.
Cutting length adjustment on the blade set.
Merger of Elektrogeräte GmbH with the global market leader Wahl Clipper Corporation, Sterling, USA.
Founding of WAHL Fernwald for the German professional market.
Founding of Moser KFT and expansion of the new production site in Mosonmagyróvár, Hungary. 180 employees.
Founding of WAHL NETHERLANDS.
Construction of the €2.5 million high-rack warehouse in Villinger Straße with state-of-the-art storage and retrieval systems.
Expansion of the oral hygiene product range with the addition of oral irrigators and oral hygiene kits.
The company achieves a turnover of 7 million Deutsche Mark in the 1970s. 70% of that turnover was generated by the OEM brand "Privileg" from Quelle.
The very robust and durable pivot motor of our mainsoperated appliances is patented.
The first cordless hair clipper of the ermila brand.
The pivot motor for extremely powerful cordless hair clippers is patented.
Start of production of professional hair clippers for hairdressers.
The first attachment combs for hair clippers are developed and patented.
Development and production of electric toothbrushes.
Our best-selling hair-clipper is brought to market under the name "Famos". Repositioned in the 1970s to Moser 1400.
Start of development and production of hair clippers. The initial Moser hair clippers are marketed as "Famos".
Birth of the ermila brand and of the ermila blow dryer with integrated comb.
Company facility in Roggenbachweg is built.
Production of the first "Robot" electric shavers.
Founding of Kuno Moser GmbH in St. Georgen, with focus on the production of turned parts and micrometers. Approx. 20 employees.