A reduction in direct state subsidies causes a trend towards increased commercialization and attempts at diversification.
State subsidies are reduced and solid fuel technlogy is particularly targeted for cutbacks. At the same time, there is an expansion of nuclear operations on the international market, mainly within reactor safety and nuclear fuel development. The Alnor group is set up, following company acquisitions in the USA and Finland, to market nuclear and non-nuclear instrumentation worldwide together with the company.
The company changes its name to Studsvik Energiteknik AB.