Another important innovation of the O.M.R.'s family are the new locks and closing system in the technopolymer material. This latest kind of finishing enable to integrate the closing system in every furniture design with a broad range of colours and a pleasant touch sensation.
The factory is transferred, after 20 years of business in Strada del Francese in Turin, to the new headquarters and production plant in the new industrial zone of Via Tetti dell’Oleo in Borgaro Torinese.
The construction works begin for a new and larger production facility in the new industrial hub of Borgaro Torinese, a town in the northern outskirts of Turin.
A new line, named "CROSS", is created to offer a wide range of locks and padlocks at affordable prices.
On the 1st of May, the company acquires MOIA, a manufacturer of high security rim locks, in business since 1958. The production of such products is moved from the plant of Via Orbetello to Strada del Francese, where a new line of high security locks for armoured doors is developed with the brand name "MOIA".
The experience and continuous research of innovative solutions give the company the right recognition for the quality and aesthetics of the product: from the 17th of January, O.M.R. is certified ISO 9001:2000.
New headquarters and manufacturing base. The plant is transferred from the base of Via Grivola to the industrial hub in Strada del Francese in Turin.
The company is handed over to his son, Mr. Roberto Olivi, and acquires the name of "O.M.R. Olivi Roberto & C. Snc".
The activity passes on to the growing leadership of Mr. Mario Olivi. Thus, the company "LAGUZZI di Olivi Mario" is established and starts broadening the range of goods under the new brand "O.M.R.".