New factory in Romania2022
PsiControl officially opened its new production facility in Râșnov (Brașov, Romania) in 2022. PsiControl, which has been active in Romania since 2006 with its own production plant, decided in 2018 to invest in a new plant comprising 11,000 square meters of floor space. With the investment in a new production facility and additional investments in, among other things, two new SMD lines and IT systems - which in total amount to 12 million EUR - PsiControl is resolutely aiming for further growth and ensuring a sustainable anchoring in Romania.
Expansion to Germany2017
To provide improved support for the growing German market, PsiControl opened an office in Germany.
10 years of PsiControl in Romania2016
In 2016, PsiControl celebrated the 10th anniversary of PsiControl Srl in Romania. In the preceding years, the Râșnov subsidiary had experienced strong growth, as a result of which the tandem with the plant in Ieper had become a major asset for PsiControl.
Greater focus on customized electronics - renamed as PsiControl2014
Due to the constant growing success in the development and production of fully customized electronics, the decision was taken to focus on this business and rename the company as PsiControl.
Expansion of the machine park in Romania2011
A major investment was made in terms of expanding the initial machine park with high-tech machines. Extra SMT lines, test equipment, selective solder and wave solder lines opened up new possibilities for further growth.
New production site in Romania for PsiControl Mechatronics2006
To ensure its successful growth, Protronic changed its name to PsiControl and expanded to Eastern Europe. A new production site was built with a strong focus on flexibility and lean manufacturing.
Foundation of Protronic NV2002
Spin-off of the mechatronic business unit of Picanol into the independent company Protronic nv.
Acquisition by Picanol2000
Picanol realized that electronics control would be a key success factor for the highly technological weaving machines. With this acquisition, a first step in investing in its own electronic production capability was made.
Founded as an EMS company1989
A former Picanol employee started a small EMS - Electronic Manufacturing Service - company that supplied assembled electronic boards for the Picanol weaving machines.