Orders from other countries increased and EVVA quality made a name for itself internationally. However, being able to provide the right products and gain satisfied customers required knowledge of the often specific demands of regional markets. Simply put: It was time for independent EVVA subsidiaries and distributors. EVVA steadily pushed ahead with its internationalisation and established one site after the other throughout Europe. On 10 January 1977, Nikolaus Bujas brought his son-in-law to EVVA and made him Co-managing Director.