Potters acquires full ownership of Australian subsidiary.
UK Subsidiary (PBL) acquires all of the outstanding stock of The Bishop Auckland Glass Co. Limited, a glass bead company in the UK.
Japanese factory built in Tsukuba City/Kanto.
Corporate headquarters moved from Carlstadt, NJ to Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.
Construction completed on Potsdam, NY plant.
Joint venture formed with Tutt Bryant Ltd. in Australia.
Potters Industrial Limitada formed in Brazil, and a plant is constructed.
Second Japanese factory built at Shiso City.
100% ownership of U. K. and West Germany operations is obtained, and the Belgium operation is spun-offto Glaverbel.
Canada operations moved from St. Romuald to a new site in Montreal.
100% ownership of Mexican operation is obtained.
Rudolph Potters dies July 31, 1970 in Palm Beach, FL.
Joint venture in Mexico formed with local partners and a plant is built.
Apex, NC plant is built.
Joint venture with Wood Brothers (U. K.) and Glaverbel (Belgium) expands by building a new plant in West Germany.
Joint venture with Wood Brothers expands to include Glaverbel with a plant in Belgium.
Joint venture formed with Toshiba Electric in Japan.
Acquisition of Highway Safety Services, Ltd. establishes the St. Romuald, Quebec, Canada operation.
Paul Potters dies in Palm Beach, FL (October 1).
Permafrost plant built in West Caldwell, NJ.
Acquisition of Reflex Glass Bead Company, Inc. establishes the Brownwood, TX operation.
Joint venture with Wood Brothers in the United Kingdom establishes factory in Barnsley, Yorkshire.
Rudolf files second patent for “Method and Apparatus for Producing Small Diameter Glass Beads”.
Potters Bros. becomes incorporated as Potters Bros. Inc.
Brooklyn Eagle newspaper lists under Legal Notices, the partnership of Rudolf Potters, Paul Potters, Jessie Potters, Florence Potters and Robert Potters as Potters Bros.
Rudolf files first patent for “Method and Apparatus of Producing Glass Beads”—Vertical Furnace.
New York Times–Potters Bros. post ad hiring an architect to build a factory in Ozone Park.
Phone book lists Potters Bros (Paul & Rudolf) beads.
Census has Rudolf and Paul as Glass Manufacturers.
Rudolf and Paul testify as expert witnesses in front of Ways and Means Committee of Congress as manufacturers/importers of “frostings” (tinsel).