The history of P.E.S

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1991

Product Engineering Services s.a. was established by a team of industrial automation engineers with a solid background in robotic automation and system integration. In the beginning, PES s.a. was mainly dedicated to providing consulting services for clients in the robotic and automation industries on a European basis. An exclusive distribution relationship was developed in the territories of Benelux and France with Applied Robotics, Inc. a US manufacturer and supplier of end of arm tooling solutions.

August 6, 1991 Tim Berners-Lee launches World Wide Web1, the first website.

1999

By the end of the 90’s, PES s.a. had established itself as one of the leaders in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands for sales, service, and in-the-field support for automatic tool changing systems and robotic end of arm tooling solutions. In order to better provide a more personalized solution, PES s.a. established an in-house engineering and design center to focus on 3D CAD and engineering solutions.

August 11, 1999 last total eclipse of the century and the millennium

2004

During the period between 2001 through 2004, PES s.a. increased its capabilities by establishing its own in-house manufacturing workshop. In 2004, PES s.a. increased its solution portfolio with the addition of pneumatic assembly components manufactured by NKE of Japan.

February 4, 2004 launch of the social network Facebook.

2006

Two years later, PES s.a. becomes a distributor of DSTI (Dynamic Sealing Technologies, Inc.) (USA), specialized in the design, construction and production of fittings and rotary joints. In 2006, the first DeviceNet bus connection module on the tool changers is coming out of our production workshop. It is a product PES s.a. from conception to production.

June 9, 2006 Scientists have identified the 2000-year-old Antikythera machine as the oldest analog calculator

2009

While confirming its expertise in automatic tool changing engineering, PES s.a. developped a business relationship with Amtru Business AG (Switzerland) and signed in 2009 a distribution agreement with the leading robot tool manufacturer for deburring and industrial finishing processes.

March 2, 2009 Three Gorges Dam located on the Yangtze River is the largest hydroelectric dam in the world. Measuring 2,309 meters long and 185 meters high

2010

In 2010, in order to increase its ability to satisfy its customers’ need for solutions that meet the new safety norms, PES s.a. developed a complete range of modules based on the Performance Level-D safety criteria. The company also exhibited at several regional and national industrial fairs including le Salon Industrie in Paris.

2010 Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov win the Nobel Prize for physics for the discovery of graphene

2012

Constantly driven by the desire to increase its offer of added value solutions for its customers, PES s.a. build a partnership with Magswitch Technology (USA) in 2012. Magswitch designs and manufactures innovative switchable magnetics solutions extending Product Engineering Services s.a. gripper solutions range.

August 6, 2012 arrival of the robot Curiosity on Mars

2013

In 2013, Servotecnica S.p.a (Italy) slip rings naturally extending the DSTI solutions were introduced in PES s.a. product portfolio.

May 22, 2013, 200 years anniversary of the composer Richard Wagner

2015

In 2015, the company signed an exclusivity contract for Servotecnica slip rings distribution in France and Belgium.

January 20, 2015 international year of light and light-using techniques and 50 years of laser invention

2019

Today, PES s.a. has gained over 20+ years of experience and is extremely proud of its employees, their collective skills, and know-how. The continuing goal of the organization is to design, develop, and offer taylor-made solutions based on the unique needs of our domestic and international clients around the world in aerospace and high growth automotive markets such as Brazil, China, India, and Turkey.