ICAPE Group history
In a difficult context, as the crisis of COVID-19 affected the global economy, ICAPE Group has proven its strength by coming through this tough period with very good results.
ICAPE Group’s worldwide organization have been strengthened with the opening of new business units in Polska, in Japan and the group is now composed of 450 employees worldwide in 20 business units.
ICAPE Group continues to grow and the objective of 125M€ have been reached for the second year in a row.
A new business unit have been opened in Spain to manage our customers in the iberian peninsula, and we invested massively to complete our offer with new ultra modern machines for the USA Laboratory.
ICAPE Group and DIVSYS International announced the merger of their business operations.
ICAPE Group and DIVSYS International have recently disclosed the long-time planned union of their business operations to offer a global and unified PCB services solution to the BtoB market. ICAPE Group and DIVSYS International assets, people and customer contracts merged and the unified business operates under the ICAPE DIVSYS brand.
The objectives of 115M€ are achieved and mark the continuation of our strong growth (+ 25% in 2018).
The creation of CIPEM Shop as well the opening of a brand new floor including a large and modern CIPEM showroom in our China Office are examples of this continuous growth.
CIPEM new showroom highlights our 10 Custom Made Technical Part families to answer all electronics needs.
ICAPE Group reaches €94M in turnover. A constant strong growth thanks to a high level of investment.
Opening of new business units in key markets: Mexico (Mexico City), Italy (Modena), Singapore, the South of Germany and the USA.
Start of rail freight shipping.
The European headquarters moves to a brand new 1 500 sqm office in Fontenay-aux-Roses, France (near Paris) with a PCB Technical training and logistics center for quick service activities.
A part of ICAPE Group customer service was also relocated to France in order to better serve European customers.
The launch of Technical Days. The group further structures its technical support for its customers and the market. ICAPE Group offers a complete program to deepen one's knowledge about Printed Circuit Boards and Technical Parts.
The launch of an online quote service (July 2015) - The launch of a commercial website (October 2015).
Creation of a logistics center, a storage center and showrooms in Fontenay-aux-Roses, France. Starts product groupings on our site of Fontenay.
The opening of an office in Austin. (Texas, USA)
The entire China office moves to a new site, in the center of Chang An, Dongguan City and hosts the service offices with an ultra-modern laboratory for PCB and logistics center. 175 highly qualified employees offering a complete set of services to all ICAPE and CIPEM business units. (PCB ICAPE Services, CIPEM Services, ICAPE Hong Kong, ICAPE China, ICAPE HK Brazil).
170 multilingual people work in these 6 structures including 60 employees for the Printed Circuit Board office.
The launch of the IQTS services offering a very short lead time for small volume orders.
The group reaches €58M in 2013, 32% more than in 2012. (€44M)
The opening of three business units: ICAPE Russia in Moscow, ICAPE India in Bangalore and ICAPE Deutschland in Frankfurt, to strengthen the development of the group in these countries.
ICAPE Group has been selected as a Printed Circuit supplier for green technology, supplying power inverters for a European Solar Panel manufacturer.
The creation of a new service line called Ultra Low Cost Services. (ULCS)
The creation of GIE ICAPE which brings together all the marketing and services activities of the group.
China Office is then staffed by 120 professionals. All the employees of the quality department are trained on IPC standards.
The creation of ICAPE Holding in September 2010 as a financial company.
The opening of strategic business units in the United States and Brazil. Separation of two identities: ICAPE France and ICAPE Hong Kong. ICAPE Group's revenue reaches €32 million with 5 subsidiaries, up 33% compared to 2009.
ICAPE Group achieves a turnover of €24M and continues to grow about 30% every year.
The creation of ICAPE Hong Kong and CIPEM Hong Kong.
China Office quickly grows up to 50 employees and becomes ISO 9002 ertified.
The creation of a commercial platform in China to outsource and find factory-partners offering a good price-performance ratio.
The creation of CIPEM, China Industrial Parts For Electronics Manufacturing. This ICAPE Group subsidiary specializes in Custom-Made Technical Parts manufactured in China.
The opening of ICAPE Group's China Representative Office in Chang An (Dongguan, Guangdong), responsible for sourcing, quality control and logistics activities.
ICAPE Group achieves €10M in the Printed Circuit Board industry with 12 employees. Started to expand in Southern Europe: Spain, Portugal and Italy.
ICAPE Group starts to expand in Eastern Europe and Germany.
ICAPE Group reaches € 5M of turnover in the Printed Circuit Board industry with 5 employees.
Creation of the first PCB network with 12 factory-partners. Beginning of cooperation with Taiwanese and Chinese Factories.
The creation of ICAPE Group, International Consulting Activities For Printed Circuit Board Electronics. The founder, Mr. Ballenghien, surrounded himself with the best talents in order to create a high quality company.