Launch of specialist gaming brand: SureFire
Acquisition of Verbatim by CMC Magnetics.
50 Year Anniversary
New range of security products launched
2016 Operations centralised to new headquarters in Eschborn, Germany. Optical drives launched.
2015 M-Disc collaboration. Introduction of 1000yr archival media.
2014 Launch of PLA & ABS 3D printing filaments.
2013 VxRGB LED lamps launched.
2012 Cleansui Water Filters launched in Europe.SSD Launch.
2011 VELVE OLED Lighting launched utilising technology from Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.
2010 Launched LED Lighting range
2009 Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Co. Ltd announces acquisition of Freecom B.V - extending global presence and position in external storage market
2008 Blu-ray dual layer (50GB),SDHC & microSDHC,Multimedia HDD,RAID HDD 2TB & Colour HDD
2007 Verbatim globalises corporate identity. Acquisition of SmartDisk and launch External HDD Business
2005 CD-R 52x Lightscribe & DVD-R Dual Layer 8.5GB launched (first in the market) Blu-Ray BD-R/RE launched
2004 DVD 16x and DVD+R Double Layer 8.5GB launched (first in the market)
2002 DVD+R and CD-RW Ultra Speed 24x products launched (first in the market) Start of Sales of USB Drives
2001 DVD+RW production started (first in the market) Memory Cards launched
2000 CD-RW High Speed product with SERL technology launched
1999 Restructuring & establishment of the MKM / Verbatim Group DVD-RW launched
1995 Acquisitions of Laser Technologies (US) and Ecotone (Europe) CD-R AZO production started at MCI in Singapore
1993 Introduction of CD-ROM and CD-R disks, CD-R AZO Technology, and SRAM cards
1992 Acquisition of Carlisle Tape
1991 Production of 3.5” Magneto Optical Media begins (First in the market)
1990 Mitsubishi Chemical acquired Verbatim and invested in the business
1987 Independent EUMEA Sales & Marketing established EUMEA Head office moved from Geneva to Egham
1985 Acquired by Eastman Kodak
1981 First monthly production of 1 million floppy disks
1979 Limerick, Ireland, plant begins floppy disk production
1978 ITC officially renamed Verbatim
1974 First 8" diskettes produced
1969 Verbatim incorporated as Information Terminals Corp. (ITC) – April 28, 1969