The death of Dr. Konrad Wiegand is a severe loss for the company. Ursula Wiegand takes over the management of WIKA. In the year 1968, the Dr.Konrad Wiegand foundation is created.
WIKA becomes the number 1 of the manometer manufacturers in Europe. At that time, the company has approx. 880 employees, produces 22,500 manometer a day and reaches an annual turnover of 50 million DM. Compared to 1960, the export turnover has multiplied tenfold and reaches approximately a third of the total turnover.