Company history

MONTANA Milestones

2017

Compact Edge S / ST

2016

Ski Clamp

2015

Blue Pearl / Crystal One / Crystal Race

2014

75-years anniversary

2013

MONTANA climbing skins – with the revolutionary Skipiercing tip attachment

RACE EDGE polish system for the SAPHIR II W PRO robot

RACE EDGE finish technology for the side edges

2011

PRO technology for MONTANA SAPHIR robots

P-TEX SPEED MASTER – base repair machine with capacity for up to 60 pairs of skis per hour

2008

SAPHIR robots

2007

JETBOND – binding testing unit

RADIAL TUNING – perfect tuning from ski tip to tail

2006

CRYSTAL DIAMOND in the new blue/white design

2005

CRYSTAL SPIRIT 100 – 100 pairs of skis per hour with four stone contacts – a sensation!

SNOW CHALLENGE – the robot for the small workshop

2002

Chip system for grinding robots

2001

Formation of MONTANA SPORT NORTH AMERICA in Groveland, MA

1999

Introduction of MONTANA abs storage systems

MODULAR ENERGY robots with 32 - 34 pairs of skis per hour

1998

Introduction of the VARIO structures

1995

MONTANA High-Tech Tuning (HTT) for MODULAR robots

1994

MODULAR grinding robots – already over 100 units in operation worldwide by 1997

1992

MBA-PS parallel grinding robot for two skis or one snowboard

1990

MONTANA moves from Hergiswil NW to Stans

1988

MONTY PRO service (first side edge grinding machine with diamond discs)

1986

First stone grinding robot AS II (still in operation today)

Formation of MONTANA Sport USA in Denver / Colorado

1983

First side edge tuning machine GM/K for hanging edges

1980

CRYSTAL GLIDE FINISH became an international term for the ready-to-use ski

Side edge tuning device with cylindrical grinding wheels for ski servicing

1976

MONTANA climbing skins MONTANYL made of nylon

1976

World's first stone grinding machine for servicing skis

1973

First P-TEX repair pistol with granules

1972

First belt grinding machine with water cooling

1965

First belt grinding machine with dust extraction – dry

1964

Production and sale of ski base presses

1963

MONTANA sells the first self-adhesive climbing skins worldwide

1954

P-TEX ski bases are sold worldwide through MONTANA

1939

MONTANA Sport founded in Lucerne by Alfred Müller