A history of quality

Une histoire de qualité

EDIXIA AUTOMATION is the specialist for industrial vision technologies for more than 35 years. Our greatest asset? We have been digital before anyone else. Today, we offer a diverse product portfolio for visual surface inspection. The rhythm of innovation defines our daily business!

2019

Our R&D team presents our real time robotized tracking solution GWEL for the first time at the event ID4YOU at PSA La Janais.

2018

Given our strong commitment for Franco-German cooperation, EDIXIA AUTOMATION becomes a sponsor of the Franco-German double degree “Management of the Franco-German company” between the University of Rennes 1 and the University of Augsburg.

We install our GAPSTAT STEREO solution for the first time in China!

2017

EDIXIA brings GAPFLEX to the market, a system combining innovative computer vision technology with collaborative robots for gab and flush measurement! Up to 70 000 measurement points per robot!

2016

Launch of the product range FIBERANGE, high-speed surface inspection solutions for aeronautic composite parts based on carbon fiber.

2015

We are one of the founders of the collaborative and industrial innovation platform EXCELCAR!

The PFA, “Plateforme Automobile” gathering together the French automotive industry, awards EDIXIA the innovation trophy for the project GWEL, a bio-inspired AI tracking system.

2014

EDIXIA celebrates its 30th anniversary!

We welcome from now on students from the Engineering school of new technologies « Télécom Saint-Étienne »

First installation of the photometric bench CELIA in India.

2013

EDIXIA becomes a member of ID4CAR, a competitive cluster of the vehicle and mobility sectors of the “Grand Ouest”.

We install a GAPSTAT STEREO system in the Czech Republic.

2012

Founding of EDIXIA AUTOMATION, a new company targeting the automotive industry that retains the former brand EDIXIA. The agri-food activity is attached to the firm Luceo.

First installation of the photometric bench CELIA and of the 3dScan system for the control of sand cores in the foundry industry in Mexico.

2011

Two commercial agents represent EDIXIA in China! Thanks to them, we realize two big projects for 3D inspection of sand cores and for gap and flush measurement.

2010

First installation of the photometric bench CELIA in Wuhan, China!

Our technology is continuously improved: Our gap and flush station GAPSTAT STEREO is installed at our first client. It measures more than 580 points and simplifies the inspection of a more diverse range of cars.

2006

Tiama, specialist of visual inspection for glass packaging and satisfied client of electronic cards made by EDIXIA since 1987, becomes its new owner.

The third generation of the portable gap and flush measurement system « GAPLIGHT » comes to the market! Thanks to an integrated electric module the solution finally does not need any connection to a PC!

We install for the first time GAPROBOT, a robotized system for gap and flush adapted to flexible production lines!

2005

The product Cordia3DGlass for the control of glue joint on front shields is introduced to the market!

2004

EDIXIA celebrates its 20th anniversary! It’s Open House!

Thanks to our new product range 3dCAST we control casting parts, in particular the surface of brake discs!

2003

EDIXIA integrates a German business specialized in the geometric control of car bodies.

The EDIXIA team installs the first gap and flush measurement solution on moving assembly lines, GAPSTAT, at Rennes La Janais. It is a tunnel system with sensors.

The first PC based photometric bench is installed!

Product launch for Cordia2D for the control of glue joint on motors and gear boxs.

2002

Given the highly diversified expertise of EDIXIA, the company splits off the telecommunication activity to concentrate more on the industrial vision sector. The firm Edixia Telecom Technologies becomes ASTELLIA. 

2001

Start of the commercialization of the second portable gap and flush measurement system « Affleuredix »!  We send our solution all over Europe and to South American countries such as Brazil and Argentina. The cases weigh now 14 kg and 6 kg – a small relief!

2000

Creation of “Edixia Telecom Technologies” for the telecommunication activity. Edixia holds shares in the new company.

1998

EDIXIA, expert in the telecommunication industry, begins to realize quality control projects for mobile phone networks.

The first generation of a portable gap and flush measurement system, « Affleuredix», is introduced to the market! At that time, the two cases of the product contain a pistol and a PC that weigh still 18 kg and 12 kg!

1997

The first photometric system is installed abroad! It’s at Martos in Spain!

1994

First sale of a photometric bench for projector inspection! This technology evolves throughout the years of its existence according customer requirements. It becomes the product CELIA! Today, there are more than 200 machines installed all over the world.

1990

The second generation of electronic cards EDX IA 1000 comes to the market! Thanks to this new technology EDIXIA can expand its automotive activity sustainably.

1989

EDIXIA discovers the automotive industry thanks to its know-how in automation. Robot guidance becomes a key activity after proving its expertise on wheel, dashboard and windshield assembly lines for the new model Citroën XM.

So, the profile for EDIXIA is anchored in the industrial vision industry with three main activities: development of electronic cards, the agri-food sector and the automotive industry.

1987

EDIXIA expands! We double the surface of our location in Vern-sur-Seiche.

1986

The electronic cards have success! EDIXIA goes for camera systems dedicated for quality control and automation of the agri-food sector.

The EDIXIA team settles in the new “Zone d’Activité de Recherches et Techniques” (ZART) de Perrières at Vern-sur-Seiche.

1985

The EDIXIA engineers begin to develop their own electronic cards without equivalent in the market.

EDIXIA gets the “Prix National de la Fondation des Banques Populaires”.

1984

Founding of EDIXIA by nine engineers and alumni from INSA Rennes, ”Institut national des sciences appliquées”. First location at Vern-sur-Seiche in the “Zone d’Activité” at Champ Martin.

Experts in electronics, computer science and telecommunication, the founders focus on automation, precisely on industrial vision, but also on telecommunication.

Thanks to the research center “Centre commun d'études de télévision et télécommunications”, today TDF, “Télédiffusion de France”, EDIXIA begins its activity with a TV subtitling project.

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