As of the 18th of March 2014 the Brandt FMI activities will continue as a sister subsidiary of the PM-GROUP, located in Almere, The Netherlands. The advanced machining and ultra precision competences of Brandt FMI will continue under the name PM-PRECISION and directly capital investments in high-tech equipment have been made.
PM finishes the expansion of its current facility in Dedemsvaart from 5000 square meters up to 13000 square meters, including 2000 square meters of cleanroom areas
PM positioned itself as a high-tech turn-key system supplier with six strategic highly specialized business divisions namely:
Ultra high precision bearing solutions
Ultra high precision motion systems
Advanced integrated mechatronics
Ultra high precision mechanical parts
Advanced sheet metal and frame constructions
Advanced aerospace and military module integration
PM signs distributor agreement with AVA Linear System in Brazil to expand the business activities in Brazil
PM-GROUP announces the business acquisition of Thales Coating Technologies located in Hengelo. All technicians, operations and knowledge are acquired and continued by the PM-GROUP
PM announces business acquisition of Industrial Paint Processor Hemar. The coating competences of Hemar are an added value of the entire PM-GROUP to become are turn-key module supplier.
The advanced sheet metal knowledge, 5-axis machining capabilities, assembly experiences and aeronautical certification competences of the Tecnovia Group are an added value for the entire PM-GROUP to develop itself further in a system supplier for various high-tech demanding markets.
The advanced machining and ultra precision competences of Tecnovia van den Akker and Precisie Metaal Dedemsvaart will continue under the name PM-PRECISION and directly capital investments in high-tech equipment have been made.
The aerospace and military module activities which include engineering, manufacturing and assembly will continue under the name PM-AEROTEC
The advanced sheet metal activities of the Tecnovia Group will continue under the name PM-PSM and directly capital investments in high-tech equipment have been made.
PM announces business acquisition of the entire Tecnovia Group together with its subsidiaries Tecnovia van den Akker, Tecnovia PSM and Tecnovia Innaxion. Through this acquisition PM is able to enter the more stable Aerospace and Military markets. This acquisition gives the PM-GROUP the unique ability to compensate the fluctuating semiconductor market demand with long-term projects.
PM started the expansion of its current facility in Dedemsvaart from 5000 square meters up to 13000 square meters, including 2000 square meters of cleanroom areas.
PM-GROUP is the proud winner of the prestigious World Trade Center(WTC) Export Award
PM-GROUP was established. With its business divisions named: PM-BEARINGS, PM-MOTION and PM-MECHATRONICS the entire group activities are still focused on ultra high precision motion activities.
PM launched a new company profile “Discover Precision” with the mission “Our Mission is Precision”
With a straight forward mission to become a total solution provider for its customer base
At the Hannover Messe PM launched the new product line: RTD Positioning Stages. This product line includes complete driven linear and rotary stages based on drive technology and integrated encoders.
Introduction of the new line, low profile direct drive rotary stages type PRS designed for inspection and automation purpose
PM introduced the next step in anti-cage creep solutions, combination of a new designed through hardened rack system with a high-density roller cage offering longer life and increased load capacity.
PM announced the introduction of the first carbon fiber composite linear slides which realize weight savings of about 55%
PM announces business acquisition of the grinding activities from automotive supplier Cirex located in Almelo. Through this acquisition PM was able to enter the automotive market.
PM moved to a new and ultra modern facility in Dedemsvaart. The facility size exploits over 5000 square meters, is climate controlled and is surrounded by water to eliminate vibrations from the earth.
PM was the first company in the world which realized practical use of ceramic linear bearings from diverse materials operating in extreme environments
PM-Assembly was founded for specialization in high-tech positioning modules, today this sister subsidiary is known as PM-MOTION
Introduction of the Flat Mounted Table Bearing FMB. A rotary table bearing to provide ultra high performance circular motion in as small a package as possible
Now a days a joint venture with the Precision Alliance (TPA), was founded in Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States of America
Introduction of the first standardized high performance anti-cage creep system ACC as option for the Crossed Roller bearings RSDE and frictionless slides
PM-PBA Singapore Pte Ltd was founded in Singapore, a joint-venture between PM and PBA Industries
This ultra precise surface finishing provides the smoothest motion and highest accuracy grade of any mechanical bearing system in the world
Developed for use in X-Ray equipment where friction less precise angular motion is required
Introduction of miniature slide PMM. A very compact linear ball slide with just a few grams of weight. Developed for the semiconductor industry but also in use in medical equipments like blood analysers
The Lüth family takes over 100% of Precisie Metaal Holding shares and changes the name into PM-BEARINGS B.V
Re-focus and specialization on high-precision linear bearings and systems as the management of PM expected increasing demand for high precision machines in high-tech manufacturing and assembly
PM introduced the first Recirculating Gonio Monorail type RPM
Precisiemetaal changed the name to Precisiemetaal – Aalbers B.V.
Mr. Prins & Breteler established Precisiemetaal B.V. located in Dedemsvaart. The company started the manufacturing of moulding parts and components