1980 - AO named US Department of Commerce E-Star Award for outstanding accomplishments in international trade.
2009 - Empower self ligating bracket is introduced and becomes AO's leading bracket in this category.
2011 - Radiance Plus is introduced and replaces the original Radiance bracket. With its superior clarity, stronger tie-wings and the Quad-Matte® Base, this bracket is one of most beautiful brackets available.
2013 - AO moves to its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, bringing all production under one roof.