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 From 1980 to this day

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1981...

Release of the “Super Action 80” saxophone.

The Myrha street factory is closed and brass manufacturing transferred to Mantes. The following year, Jerome Selmer, son of Jacques, starts at the company.

1986...

Launch of the alto and tenor “Super Action 80 Series II” saxophones.

The following year, Jean Selmer leaves for retirement.

1993

Launch of b-flat clarinet "Prologue" and "10S II".

The "Super Action 80 Series III" soprano is presented at the 10th International Saxophone Congress in Pesaro, Italy.
Saxophone n° 500 000 comes out of the Selmer Paris workshops on July 19, 1993 : it is a "Super Action Series II" alto saxophone, gold plated and engraved, and is given to the Japanese distributor Nonaka Boeki. Bill Clinton and his Selmer Paris saxophone enter the White House. Acquisition of a further 3 500 m² for a future reorganisation of the Mantes site.

1994

The bass clarinet evolves : the models “23/II” and “25/II” replace the “23” and “25”.

Computerization of the Mantes factory (management of range and cost price).

1996

Alessandro Carbonare becomes artistic advisor for the clarinet. Selmer Paris entrusts the BIN company with the distribution of its instruments in the Netherlands.

2006

Launch of the “Arthéa” clarinet. Launch of the TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE « BIRD » PARKER with the Kookaburra engraving

Consolidation of Selmer Paris' distribution in China : showroom opens in Beijing.