Our history

Our history

From invention to market leadership

1995

Contour Design Inc. founded in Windham, New Hampshire, USA.

AddErgo Danmark founded in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Contour Design launches Perfit Mouse (Perfect Fit), a computer mouse designed to fit different hand sizes and stop and prevent RSI and CTS.

1996

Addergo Danmark starts to import Contour Design products to Denmark.

1997

At the 13th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association Contour Design's Perfit Mouse is voted "best ergonomic product" by more than 3,000 ergonomics specialists from around the world.

2001

Contour Design launches RollerMouse - a revolutionary ergonomic computer mouse placed centrally between the user and the keyboard. Its rollerbar and optical sensor provide precision and predictability

2003

RollerMouse sales figure hits 100,000 units.

2004

Addergo Danmark changes name to Contour Design Nordic, as a result of increased cooperation with Contour Design Inc.

Contour Design Sweden is founded by Contour Design Nordic and assumes responsibility for the import of Contour Design Inc. products to Sweden.

2005

Contour Design launches RollerMouse Pro - the second version of the already well-established RollerMouse concept.

2006

Contour Design Norway is founded by Contour Design Nordic.

Over 250,000 RollerMouse products are now sold and enjoyed worldwide.

2007

Contour Design Nordic takes over operations of Contour Design Inc.'s European office, based in London, and creates Contour Design UK Ltd.

2008

Contour Design launches RollerMouse Free - the third version of RollerMouse. Its fully open rollerbar gives users greater variation.

Contour Design Nordic changes its name to Contour Design Europe and takes over import operations for Contour Design Inc. in rest of Europe, initially focusing on Germany, United Kingdom, France and The Netherlands.

Contour Design, Inc. appointed Contour Design Europe A/S as its exclusive European distributor.

2009

Contour Design initiates the process of updating the logotype and the company's graphic presence. Contour Design Europe is set to lead this process, and becomes responsible for branding and marketing worldwide.

Over 500,000 RollerMouse units have been sold.

2010

All RollerMouse products are updated. Each second-generation product has the appendix 2 after their name.

2012

Contour Design launches RollerMouse Red- the most versatile RollerMouse to date with new technology that tracks the roller motion from inside a tube.

2013

Contour Design Europe A/S changed its name to Contour Design Holding APS; established subsidiary corporations in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the UK; focused all of its efforts on Contour Design, Inc. products; and rapidly expanded European sales and support operations.

Contour Design, Inc. acquired Contour Design Holding APS and all of its subsidiaries.

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