History

 

2010     New Front Lathe 250S with high flexibility
             Renewal of the 3 Axis Front Lathes 203S and 220S
             Staff : 205 persons

2009     Move and merger of all activities in new facilities in Delémont on a site of  16'000 m2.    

2008     Machining centre 401PA for complete machining in one cycle of part such as

              bottom plates   from bars, disks or rectangular bar.

2006     Adaptation of the multi-positions turret on the 518MT high capacity milling/turning              machining centre.

2005     Development of a new machining centre 508MT, the 1st one to offer a multi-positions              turret for milling/turning back working operations

              Staff : 143 persons

2003     Opening of a 2nd sales office in China (Xi'an)

             Purchase of the partner company Willemin Machines SA.

2001     1st machining centre 408MT allowing milling and turning operations from bar up to

             Ø 36 mm

1997     1st machining centre W-418B for machining from bar stock

             Staff : 65 persons

1996     Opening of a sales and service office in the USA (NY)

1994     New generation of 5 simultaneous axes machining centres, according to machining              capacities (W-40, W-41, W-42).

1992     Opening of a sales and service office in China (Shanghaï)

             Manufacturing of a 2 or 3-axes lathe with pick-up spindle type W-207

             New 4-axes machining centre W-406 with dividing table

1991     Launch of a multi-spindle milling machine, type W-138.

             4-axes front lathe type W-200.

1989     2nd extension of the plant, floor space takes now 4500 m2

             Staff : 42 persons

1988     Opening of a sales and service office in Russia (Moscow)

1987     New  machine type W-402 allowing 5 simultaneous axes machining.

1983     1st machining centre with 5 axes W-400

1982     Opening of a sales and service  office in Germany (Rielasingen).

1980     Diversification to exploit medical and aerospace sectors

             Staff : 10 persons

1978     Construction of the first numerically  controlled milling machines

             2D opto-electrical reading machines for the production of stamping modules and tools.
             1st extension of the plant, total floor space 2000 m2

1975     Construction of cam-controlled milling machines and copy machines for the

              watch industry. Partnership with Willemin Machines SA, legally independent
             Macodel SA changes its name to Willemin-Macodel SA and moves to Bassecourt

1974     Foundation of Macodel SA in Delémont with the aim to market machines and devices              dedicated to the watch-  industry.

             Staff : 3 persons