Production start of ski boots, moccasins and winter shoes.
Production start of sport shoes and ski jumping boots.
First Polyurethane direct injection machine in use to produce ski boots.
Focus is shifted to occupational and safety shoes with great benefits from sport shoe manufacturing, after JALAS® buys the Aaltonen safety- and sport shoe production in December 1984.
Matti Nykänen wins 3 Gold medals in the Calgary Olympics with JALAS® ski jumping boots.
First manufacturer in Europe to develop the shock-absorbing Ergothan insole for safety shoes.