Timeline for Blue Line

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Timeline for Blue Line

1986: The company was founded by Niels Pedersen, focusing on sales of IT hardware modules, printers, accessories etc. 

1988: The first PC is launched. The concept is build-to-order, which is unusual in the 80s and attracts many customers

1990: Move to new facilities and expansion of production. The client list grows and includes many of the largest Danish companies and educational institutions

1998: Focus is directed towards the industrial market and demanding environments

1999: Expansion with new production in Lystrup, Denmark

2002: Move to new facilities in Århus N

2004: Win the largest order so far for 1,500 computers

2008: The first stainless steel HMI is developed and delivered to leading customers within the pharmaceutical industry 

2010: Named as a Gazelle company in recognition of significant growth

2011: Obtained ISO 9001 certification

2012: Named as a Gazelle company for the second time and thus part of the small, exclusive circle of companies that qualified to be Gazelle companies more than once

2013: Received an AAA certificate in recognition of the highest possible credit rating and still have retained this credit rating

2017: Blue Line establishes an office in Ireland and boost European expansion

2018: Winner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark's Vitus Award for the company’s ability to convert ideas into concrete international results. There are now customers in Ireland, the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Russia, China etc.

2018: Blue Line moves its headquarters to new facilities in Hinnerup, Denmark

2019: The international expansion continues in new countries, including United States and Canada