Putzmeister history from 1981 to 1985
- Delivery of the largest concrete pump in the world, almost 50 m boom height with 150 m³/h output capacity.
- The company Thomsen (US) taken over as "Putzmeister America".
- Another pioneer achievement - the "Shotcrete Buffalo". The largest wet shotcrete pump in the world.
- Concrete pumping world record: 432 m pumping height in a Spanish power station tunnel.