Equipment
History

More than half a century of success and a limitless future ahead

Creation of "Le Monte-Vite" in Cholet, western France, conveyors manufacturer.
Inventor of the elevator belt on wheels for loading coal in sacks or in bulk onto trailers.

1946

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50's

Invention of the first carton cases automated processing machines by Gonzague Hermier.

   

60's

1st pasteurizing machines sold under the PAMA brand (Verona, Italy)

Creation of Gebo by founder Gustave Schoen (Reichstett, France), specialist in engineering and conveying.

1964

   

Creation of Ouest Conditionnement (Lisieux, France), expert in shrink-wrapping.

1968

   
   

1972

1st palletizers produced by "Le Monte Vite".

Creation of Cermex (Corcelles lès Cîteaux, France), leader in case packing and palletizing.

1974

   

Creation of ENOMEC (Verona, Italy) specialized in rincers, casers-uncasers, crate washers, than in bottle washers and pasteurizers.

1978

   

Creation of DCS Ingiénerie.
"Le Monte-Vite" is acquired by Bongrain, a major French food producer. Merged with Faiveley, it becomes Newtec palettisation, expert in unit load palletising and de-palletising, part of newtec international group.

1986

   
   

1987

1st palletizer manufactured in the Parma facility under Simonazzi.

   

1990

1st machine with seamless technology.

ENOMEC becomes “SASIB Impianti per l’imbottigliamento” then SASIB will become SIMONAZZI spa.

1992

   

Creation of DCS Ipal in Montréal, Canada.

1993

   
   

1995

First bottle-washer Oceano for customer MODELO Group.

Integration of Cermex in the Sidel group.
Acquisition of the assets of American society Aidlin Corporation located in Sarasota, Florida, specializing in air conveyor.
Acquisition of Portuguese society Sorbal located in Vale de Cambra.

1996

   

Merger/Acquisition of Gebo by Sidel Group.
Acquisition of Garro company in the USA.

1997

   
   

1998

1st Robo Kombi palletizer manufactured.
Lounch of new side loading case packer with cantilever-design.

Opening of an subsidiary in the USA.

1999

1999

Launch of the first ER60 pendulum-design robot case packer.

Acquisition of RAFALE Technologie in Pérenchies,specialist in empty bottle air conveying.

2002

2002

Winner of 2 packaging awards for the Dual Injection System (DIS) for automatic reel changeover (Lisieux) and the ER63 continuous robot case packer (Corcelles).

Sidel Group joins Tetra Laval.

2003

   

Integration of SIMONAZZI/Italy in SIDEL Group including facility in Verona for tunnel machine and facility in Parme for Pal/Depal + Crating/Decrating.

2005

   
   

2007

1st Robocolumn palletizer manufactured.

Opening of an industrial business unit in China.

2008

   

New sales and services subsidiary in Thailand.

2009

   
   

2010

Packaging Oscar for the ProSelex® product collating system.

   

2011

Launch of the first VersaFilm.

Acquisition of Newtec Case Palletizing (St Laurent sur Sèvre, France), to reinforce robotic palletizing expertise.

2012

   

Creation of the Gebo Cermex organization.
Opening of Indian industriel facility in Pune.

2013

2013

Launch of the new EvoFlex palletizing range.

Gebo Cermex
5-7 Rue du Commerce
67116 Reichstett, France

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