Tecmo becomes an industrial giant, specialized in industrial refrigeration, HVAC, steel structures, aluminum structures, packaging and trading of industrial goods.
- It is the first to introduce vacuum packing in Lebanon
- the first to introduce colored aluminum for windows, bays, and shutters as well as sophisticated forms execution
- It became a regional leader in industrial refrigeration
- In 1978, Elias Assouad creates Mecanix, a steel structure producer, and the first Tecmo spin-off