ICP Introduces the first affordable tape drives for the mainstream market.
The Colorado Memory Systems Jumbo and Trakker with capacity of 250MB
ICP became market leader in Holland, Belgium by shipping average 45.000pcs tape drives per year.
Additional sales and profit were generated by selling data storage tapes.
Mr. Rene Eringaard and Taiwanese company A-Trend (listed on the Taiwanese stock exchange) agree to establish a joint-venture company in The Netherlands called XS2.
XS2 will have the exclusive rights to distribute A-Trend's products in The Benelux.
(mainboards, vga-cards, networking products)
Year 1997: Net Sales € 8 million
XS2's target is the import/trade of computer components and own branded computer systems.
XS2 becomes a direct customer and/or distributor for following manufacturers:
A-Trend (Taiwan), Acer Peripherals (Taiwan), Ovislink (Taiwan), Epson (Japan), Promise (Taiwan), Sung-il (Korea)
Introduction of the A-Trend Voodoo 3DFX graphics accellerator by XS2 in the Benelux market.
Introduction of desktop computers branded as "XS2" or "Promedia" (mostly using AMD and Cyrix processors)