- AIR RICH PNEUMATIC PRODUCTS INCORPORATED is established
- initially dealt with purely pneumatic systems
- Acquired exclusive distributorship of CKD pneumatic products
- Acquired the exclusive distributorship of Daikin Industries, Ltd.
- Now offered hydraulic systems.
- Acquired exclusive distributorship of Nexen Pneumatic Clutch and Brake by Norman G. Clark (A/Asia) Pty. Ltd.
- Invested on own machine shop to hasten delivery times while lowering costs and improve product quality.
- Renamed to AIR-RICH INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED to better reflect the numerous product lines now offered by the company
- Acquired exclusive distributorship of pneumatic hose and fittings made by Chiyoda Engineering Co. Ltd.
- Acquired a warehouse near the main office which shortened delivery times significantly.
- Acquired exclusive distributorship of quick couples made by Daisen Co. Ltd.
- Acquired exclusive distributorship of transformers and welding gun equipment made by Obara Corporation Japan.
- Acquired distributorship of Decker Corp. which was acquired by Fives
- Acquired distributorship of Deublin.