Since the introduction of the VOLCANO product line, STORZ & BICKEL has continued to modernize and enhance the world's leading desktop vaporizer: The VOLCANO HYBRID boasts improved airflow management, swifter heat-up times, touch display, app control with Bluetooth connectivity, as well as a state-of-the-art dual inhalation system via valve balloon or tube.
S&B VAPOR FACTORY
STORZ & BICKEL builds the first factory in the world for the manufacture of medical herbal vaporizers in Tuttlingen; a German town with almost 500 medical device manufacturers, reputed to be the center of medical technology, where the first factory for the production of surgical instruments was built more than 150 years ago.
MIGHTY & CRAFTY
The CRAFTY and MIGHTY, STORZ & BICKEL's first battery-powered devices enter the market at the same time. They are the most powerful vaporizers of their kind and also the world's first vaporizers with vibration alarm, cooling unit with flipable mouthpiece and, in the case of the CRAFTY, with Bluetooth and app control using a smartphone.
The VOLCANO DIGIT, STORZ & BICKEL's first electronically controlled vaporizer enters the market.
STORZ & BICKEL AMERICA
The subsidiary STORZ & BICKEL America, Inc is founded in Oakland CA.
The first 110 Volt devices are built for the American market and create a speedy upturn.
Jürgen Bickel joins as partner and STORZ & BICKEL GmbH & Co. KG is founded.
The first VOLCANOs enters the market. Experts are delighted. It is the first good, full-fledged herbal vaporizer. Scientist commence studies on vaporization, the VOLCANO advances to become the "gold standard" and is still the preferred vaporizer for studies.
Start of development of herbal vaporizers by Markus Storz. The now expired VOLCANO patent for the detachable balloon was granted in 1999.
Start of development of herbal vaporizers by Markus Storz.