Kibbutz Or-Haner purchased Ledva, an Israeli rivet factory. Ledva was originally part of the British company, Avdel. Ledva became Ornit.
Avdel and Ornit agreed that Ornit would supply only the Israeli market and Iran.
Until the 1980's Ornit did no product development, all technical and manufacturing know-how was purchased from Avdel.
Ornit became independent of Avdel and began selling products to Europe and later to North America.
Ornit developed its own product lines. By the end of the 1980's Ornit developed the TPR - based on a patented product developed by an American for Ornit. TPR was the first product developed at Ornit from the first technical drawing to the production line and then marketed. TPR is a special blind rivet for flat roofing assembly.
Ornit awarded the ISO 9002.
Orlock a unique structural rivet developed - Patent No. 5503510. Orlock Steel/Steel, Aluminum/Aluminum and Stainless Steel in dia. 6.4-4.8-7.8 mm.
Or-Bulb rivet developed, Ornilock rivet developed as alternative for the Magnalock rivet. Ornilock Steel/Steel and Aluminum/Alumnium in Dia. 6.4-4.8 mm.
Stelock rivet developed as an alternative for the Avibulb rivet, Or-Bolt rivet developed as alternative for the Monobolt rivet.
factory broadening - Ornit increased production space by 800 m², purchased 6 cold heading 5 stations machines, 6 cold heading 4 stations machines and 4 rolling machines.
Ornit awarded as ISO/TS 16949: 2002 certified.
Ornit Inc. established, in the USA, as a subsidiary company of Ornit Blind Rivets, bringing Ornit Blind Rivets closer to North American customers.
Ornilock and Or-Bolt Stainless Steel/Stainless Steel structural rivets developed.
The company launched the its new innovation – The Patented Mega Orlock
Ornit Inc. has grown with new sales people, Marketing and Logistic Center
a new logistic center in Rotterdam was launched for supplying products within 24 hours to our European partners