History

1983

Magner Corporation is founded in Middlefield

Magner Corporation is founded in Middlefield, Connecticut by Paul Brunner, William Magee, Ronald Brunner, and Douglas Magee

November 1984

Ronald Reagan is elected President of United States

1985

Magner begins the development of the “Mighty 1” coin sorter and the “Magner 25” currency counter

1986

IBM unveils the PC Convertible, the first laptop computer.

March 1987

Magner introduces the first banknote counter

Magner introduces the first banknote counter, Model 25, at the “Cebit” exhibition in Hannover, Germany (picture of small trade show stand).

1988

The antidepressant Prozac is introduced

The antidepressant Prozac is introduced and quickly became the market leader for treating depression

November 1989

Berlin wall opens to the west

Magner co-founder Ron Brunner at the Berlin wall.

1990

Magner employees at a training seminar in Anaheim, California

Magner introduces the legendary Model 35. The Series 35 would eventually become the worlds most commonly used currency counter with more than 1,000,000 units sold

1991

Magner introduces the Models 45, 55, & 70CF

1992

Privatization in Russia of state owned businesses

1993

The World Wide Web is born at CERN

May 1994

Nelson Mandela elected President of South Africa

1995

Microsoft introduces Windows 95

1996

USA launches the new $100 note with new security features

1997

Cafe Magner ends a 5 year run at CEBIT in Hanover, Germany

1998

Magner’s Place is launched at CEBIT in Hanover, Germany

January 1999

The Euro currency is introduced in the EU

The Euro currency is introduced in the EU in a non-physical form (traveller’s checks, wire transfers, etc.)

2000

Magner International opens new main offices in Miramar

September 2001

New York’s World Trade Center is attacked

The Euro currency is introduced in the EU in a non-physical form (traveller’s checks, wire transfers, etc.)

Januray 2002

Euro coins and banknotes enter the circulation in the EU

March 2003

Magner creates the first value counting machine of its kind

The 75 Plus is launched at the “Cebit” exhibition in Hannover, Germany.

2004

Facebook is launched as a social networking site

Facebook is launched as a social networking site only open to students from Harvard University

March 2005

Magner offers the first multiple pocket machine of its kind.

The 150 is launched at the “Cebit” exhibition in Hannover, Germany.

July 2006

Magner reaches an important milestone 1,000,000 units sold

Magner reaches an important milestone. A special gold commemorative machine is made in honor of 1,000,000 units sold

2007

Apple introduces the iPhone

June 2008

Magner celebrates its 25th anniversary

Magner celebrates its 25th anniversary with a week long caribbean gala cruise. 107 distributors and the full Magner staff attend

2009

Barack Obama is elected President of the United States

March 2010

Magner launches the Model 350 fitness sorting machine

Magner launches the Model 350 fitness sorting machine at the “Gitex” exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2011

Magner reaches a second milestone selling product number 1,500,000

Magner President Paul Brunner (center right) with Mr. Hidekuni Ogiwara (left), Mr. Vladislav Kuzyura, and Mr. Vladimir Kuzmichev (right).

2012

Magner launches the INNOVATOR in conjunction with our German partner BS Banktechnik GmbH

2013

Magner celebrates it’s 30th anniversary

Magner celebrates it’s 30th anniversary with another gala cruise

2014

Magner launches a new website with E-commerce sales at the EUROshop expo in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Magner launches a new website with E-commerce sales for the European market