Since 1887

  • 1887
    • Jean ESCHARAVIL’s grandfather founded a workshop for the setting up and maintenance of weighing scales.
  • 1951
    • Jean ESCHARAVIL decided to produce scales and launches the PRECIA brand name.
  • 1960
    • The first optical weight indicator is created.
  • 1968
    • Transition from mechanical to electronic systems.
  • 1979
    • Founding of ATEX, a company specialized in manufacturing of load cells.
  • 1985
    • Introduction of the company on the Lyon stock exchange.
  • 1985
    • The first weighing desktop computer to come to France.
  • 1986
    • Opening ceremony of the new factory specialized in manufacturing of load cells.
  • 1993
    • Acquisition of MOLEN, a Dutch weighing company founded in 1867 and of YERNAUX, a french company specialized in dynamic bulk weighing and dosing.
  • 1996
    • Launch of the New global brand name : PRECIA-MOLEN.
  • 1997
    • Merging of the French service subsidiaries forming PRECIA MOLEN Service.
  • 1998
    • Reorganization of the group into three divisions: industrial, international and service.
  • 2000-2006
    • Significant growth of PMS (42 agencies in 2008)
    • Creation of a new range of PRECIA indicators from I 100 to I 500
    • PRECIA-MOLEN and PRECIA-MOLEN SERVICE obtain ISO 9001 (2000 version) Certification.
  • 2006
    • PRECIA-MOLEN is awarded innovative firm status (OSEO ANVAR).
  • 2007
    • PRECIA-MOLEN increases its international presence with the creation of PRECIA-MOLEN MOROCCO, acquisition of 100% of NOVA WEIGH UK and of 40% of NOVA WEIGH India Ltd.
  • 2009
    • Acquisition of Nordic Bulk Weighing, in Norway, which becomes the ninth member of PRECIA MOLEN Group.
  • 2010
    • PRECIA-MOLEN is awarded innovative firm status (OSEO INNOVATION).
  • 2011
    • Creation of PRECIA MOLEN do BRAZIL, the tenth member of PRECIA MOLEN Group.
  • 2012-2013
    • 2012: Creation of PRECIA MOLEN Romania, 2013: Creation of PRECIA MOLEN Australia, creation of a new indicator range, the new “i” series.

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