Seamco BVBA is established, aimed at customers in the canning industry. Seamco stands for Seaming Consultancy Company.
The first agency agreement is signed with Fava Artemio, a company specialized in sorting systems.
Exports outside Europe begins, with plants in Saudi Arabia and Algeria.
The agency agreement with Ronchi is signed. Over the next few years, agreements are signed with PE Labellers, Fimer, Arol, TMG, etc.
A new limited liability company, Seamco NV is established.
Relocation from Wommelgem to Oelegem, Seamco’s current site.
Acquisition of Seamco NV by Yves Van Bavel and Isabelle Van Hool.
Milestone exports to Algeria, Syria and Egypt achieved for the supply and installation of filling lines for beer, water and arrack.
Seamco is reorganized, from a product-centric to a customer-centric company focused on customer satisfaction and returning customers, with the aim of increasing that ratio from 16% to over 50% annually.
The number of agencies is streamlined. The aim is to guarantee quality, reduce start-up time and to improve the after-sales service. The number of suppliers is reduced from 43 to 12. A single vendor for each function within a filling line is selected.
The first major order in the brewing industry is signed with InBev.
For the first time in its history, a returning customer ratio of over 55% is achieved. The customer-centric approach pays off emphasizing service, regular suppliers and qualified technicians.
Version two of our website is launched.
Seamco inaugurates its new environmentally-friendly office building, featuring an improved reception area for customers, better communication between employees and increased employee satisfaction.
Version three of our website is launched.
Sneyders is acquired by Seamco. Besides the acquisition agreement, Peter Sneyders also signs a cooperation agreement.
After the acquisition of Sneyders NV in April 2012, Seamco transforms its warehouse into a fully equipped production hall.
The new corporate identity is introduced.
Seamco is a participant at the Interpack trade fair, where Sneyders’ completely redesigned linear filling machine is launched. The SCALDIS line will set a new standard for linear filling machines, aimed at filling with both standard and foaming liquids and equipped with flowmeters or pistons.
First participation at the FachPack trade fair in Germany.
Version four of our website is launched.
Seamco acquires BP Matic, a manufacturer of filling and capping machines for pails, jerrycans, drums and IBC’s.
Seamco moves to a new facility in Herentals with more space for assembly and erection of filling and capping machines and a dedicated area for Facility Acceptance Tests.