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30 Years – Headland and TRUMPF

22 February

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Headland has enjoyed a strong relationship with TRUMPF – over 30 years in fact. We thought it would be fun to share some memorabilia from the same era we took on the TRUMPF agency in Australia.

Headland & TRUMPF in the 80’s

TRUMPF Logo

In 1984, TRUMPF changes logo to the one we recognise today

TRUMPF Trumatic 260 Rotation - Circa 1987

TRUMPF Trumatic 260 Rotation – Circa 1987

Austech 1993

Group shot of Peter Kloe and staff in the early exhibition days.

TRUMPF Trumatic 240

Early advertisement of the TRUMPF Trumatic 2040

Trumatic 240

Another advert featuring the TRUMPF Trumatic 240

What Else Happened in 1982?

  • The Commodore 64 home computer system is released
  • Sony launches first consumer compact disc player (CDP-101)
  • Thriller album by Michael Jackson is released, becoming the biggest selling album of all time in entertainment history
  • Time Magazine’s 1982 Man of the Year is given for the first time to a non-human… the computer
  • Everyone was punching the air with the hit – “Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor
  • “K.I.T.T” – A high-performance sports car fitted with artificial intelligence debuts on our TV screen in “Night Rider” – here are the best bits
  • “Conan the Barbarian” debuts on the silver screen.
  • Geelong and West Coast go head to head at the 1982 grand final. Final scores – Geelong 12-13-85 / West Coast 16-17-113 (the first flag for West Coast)