Creation of the "Station Expérimentale de Marienau" by the French Steel Industry, the coal industry "Charbonnages de France" and the Saar coal mines to support the development of the post-war coking industry.
Start-up of the experimental battery with 4 industrial scale coke ovens.
Start-up of the first 400kg pilot coke oven
First trials of dry coal charging at Hagondange coke plant (North East of France)
Start up of the first 400 kg movable wall pilot coke oven
Start up of the first industrial COALTEK preheating charging facility at Ironton (USA)
Publication of the first edition of the book "Le Coke, Principes de la fabrication - Recherche de la qualité"
Complete rebuilding of experimental facilities and creation of "Centre de Pyrolyse de Marienau", as a research company (French joint venture).
Celebration of Centre de Pyrolyse de Marienau on 10th october 1985, with the participation of numerous of personalities
Second edition of the book "Coke Quality and Production"
Commissioning of the first Videofil machine, unique equipment in the world for hot inspection of coke oven.
The German company "Zentral Kokerei Saar" located in Dillingen takes shares in CPM Research Company.
Cokes de Carling SAS joins ArcelorMittal Maizières Research and Zentral Kokererei Saar in CPM Research Company.
After closure of Carling coke plant, ZKS takes 50% of shares in CPM.