Miller Studio is founded by Harry and Clela Miller, as a small corner gift shop in New Philadelphia, Ohio.
Miller Studio becomes the leading manufacturer of decorative wall décor for the housewares trade worldwide.
Magic Mounts - a self-sticking, double-faced foam tape - is introduced as a single item, which quickly became a household name. Today it has grown into a full line of over 200 permanent and removable adhesives used in industries such as automotive, education, and throughout the household.
Miller Studio Inc becomes part of the newly established Miller Products Inc., MPI includes MPI Label Systems and Data Label Inc.
Beech Design & Manufacturing (originally named Beech Engineering) is founded, with six employees and one product. It was housed in the original area used for Wall Décor products. Today, Beech offers several different product lines with a multitude of products and custom equipment for the material handling industry, including stackers, floor cranes, scissor and tilt tables, work platforms, vertical reciprocating conveyors, and custom equipment.