o Founded as W&S Automation B.V. located in Breda
o Main activities around distribution of CAD design systems for the Printed Circuit Board industry, mainly in the BeNeLux area
o Added electrical test systems for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturing to the portfolio with flying probe testers for sales and support in the BeNeLux area
o Moved to the town of Raamsdonksveer sharing premises with sister company W&S BeNeLux B.V.
o Launch of Subcontract Testing service of PCB’s with the world's first double sided Flying Probe Testers
o Expansion of service and support channel into United Kingdom and Germany for various product lines all for the PCB manufacturing industry
o Start of growing the productline portfolio for the European PCB market
o Strategic decision to become full supplier for European PCB industry
o Start of new sister company Screens & Stencils B.V.
o Purchase of large high precision LPKF Laser Cutting machine for subcontracting service of high precision solder paste stencils
o Move to new purpose built premises in the town Raamsdonksveer
o Adding additional activities by take over Veribest Cad tools from Intergraph B.V.
o Sold sister company Screens and Stencils B.V. to DEK from the UK, continuing as DEK BeNeLux B.V.
o Sold sister company Veribest to Mentor Graphics
o Change of name from W&S Automation B.V. to Adeon Technologies B.V.
o Expanding activities in PCB manufacturing industry as exclusive distributor for leading suppliers
o Start of software application & competence centre for CAM software tools
o Move to new purpose built premises in the town of Oosterhout
o Increase of service activities as full service partners for growing number of suppliers from outside Europe
o Start of new own and in house development of software tools for the PCB industry
o Take over of BSL-UK Ltd. and launch of Adeon Technologies UK Ltd.
o Adeon Technologies UK Ltd. operating under full control from headquarters in the Netherlands
o Take over of all ATG flying probe testing service & support for the UK, Denmark & BeNeLux
o Adeon founder hands over the last of his shares to current owner
o Preparations for large expansion started with talks of take over Camtek Europe N.V. a 100% subsidiary from Camtek Ltd. in Migdal Haemek in Israël
o Move to larger premises in Breda
o Finalizing take over Camtek Europe N.V. and start of renewing service and support channel for Europe
o Partnering with sales agent Mr. Claude Brestenbach in France for AOI, SDI and Plasma product lines
o Adding more Field Service Engineers
o Most successful year in history with achieving >50% growth
o Still managed a small additional growth in 2012 of approximately 5%
o Additional Field Service Engineers added to the existing crew
o Invested in new CRM & Service software tools to increase product communication with our customers
o Invested in new Engineering Workshop in Breda premises
o Announced new partnership with Cedal Equipment