1966 - Cryostar opens in Basel (Switzerland) as a subsidiary of the American company Airco Cryogenics Division.
1972 - To better serve the European market, Airco Cryogenics extends its Swiss subsidiary’s activities. Hesingue in France is chosen as the production facility location.
1973 - The Hesingue site opens with an initial focus on the manufacture of cryogenic pumps and freezing tunnels.
1974 - Beginning of the expansion turbine and compressor programme.
1978 - The British Oxygen Company (The BOC Group) takes over Airco Cryogenics and consequently Cryostar.
1983 - BOC spins off Airco Cryogenics but retains the Cryostar organisation.
1985 - Cryostar becomes a member of The BOC Group. Cryostar’s first subsidiary is set up in the United Kingdom.
1991 - Cryostar opens its second subsidiary in Singapore.
1993 - Start-up of the American operations in Philadelphia, PA, USA. These later moved to Allentown, PA, USA.
1997 - Production and service centre in Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA opens.
1998 - Cryostar’s Swiss headquarters merge into the Hésingue, France site, which becomes Cryostar’s global headquarters.
2001 - Cryostar acquires Elintec, a company specialised in gas cylinder filling systems, leading to the creation of Cryostar Automation.
2001 - Cryostar acquires the CCI (United-States) centrifugal and piston pumps lines.
2002 - Cryostar acquires the CVI pump line from Chart Industries (USA).
Cryostar’s sales office in Hangzhou,China opens.
2005 - Cryostar expands in China by opening of a Service Centre and workshop in Hangzhou.
2006 - Cryostar Brazil opens in São Paulo, as a sales office.
Cryostar becomes a member of The Linde Group via the Linde acquisition of The BOC Group.
2008 - Cryostar USA moves into larger facilities and extends its manufacturing activities to Bethlehem, PA, USA.
Cryostar Brazil now offers repairs and service.
2009 - The Cryostar Business Center in, China operation moves to a larger facility and adds pump assembly to its service offering.
2010 - Reorganization into Business Units targeted at enhancing customer proximity.
2011 - Creation of Cryostar India.
2012 - Cryostar Brazil is transferred into larger premises with assembling hall in Vinhedo (SP).
2013 - Cryostar celebrates the anniversary of 40 years in France.
2014 - Cryostar opens the world's largest liquid nitrogen tests facility for cryogenic pumps.
2015 - Cryostar opens a new Business Center in Houston, USA.
2016 - To strengthen Cryostar's testing capacities, a new and unique building dedicated to hydraulic and pneumatic tests is put into service.
2016 - Cryostar celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding, in Pratteln, Switzerland.
2016 - Cryostar opens a new Business Center in St-Petersburg, Russia.
2017 - Cryostar USA takes over operation of the former Absolute Zero (AZ) facility in Aurora, IL, USA.