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An overview of the most important milestones of the NUK brand.

2010
The Mapa Spontex Group, which MAPA GmbH belongs to, is acquired by the US American Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH)
2009
Together with parents, NUK designs the campaign soother for the benefit of UNICEF
2008
In Frankfurt, the first soother tree is opened for the benefit of children's aid projects.
2007
NUK presents the teat for healthy overall development: NUK Genius
2006
Introduction of the "NUK Oral Care" oral and dental hygiene product range NUK Oral-Care"
2003
Introduction of the NUK FIRST CHOICE bottle and teat system.
2002
The NUK BABY ROSE & BLUE edition is launched on the market
1999
NUK includes the Snoopy Edition in its product range
1998
The NUK Magic Cup – a non-spilling solution for cups and beakers
1994
The JANOSCH Collection a permanent part of the NUK range
1990
NUK is the first baby products producer to launch a size concept for drinking teats and soothers
1988
Silicone - a new material for NUK drinking teats and soothers
1987
Introduction of the first NUK breast pads
1985
Launch of a new disinfection method for the baby household using the NUK Vaporiser
1979
NUK introduces the valve drinking teat
1971
Launch of the NUK disposable teats for clinics
1969
Company name changed to MAPA GmbH, Gummi- und Plastikwerke.
1956
Hanseatische Gummiwarenfabrik GmbH revolutionises the market with the first NUK teat – thereby laying the foundation for all other teat developments
1949
The dental practitioners Prof. Dr. Dr. W. Balters and Dr. med. dent. A. Müller start to develop a completely new type of teat, and the first to be based on medical principles: the NUK teat
1947
Formation of Hanseatische Gummiwerke Bachmann und Co. KG with registered offices in Bremen and production facility in Zeven.
NUK Genius NUK Baby Rose Rassel NUK Magic Cup NUK FIRST CHOICE NUK Vaporisator
Janosch Collection