1982 : First CNC robot for the unloading of injection-molding machines.
1985 : First robots sales in the USA thanks to a distribution agreement with
1990 : SEPRO becomes Sepro Robotique and European subsidiaries were formed in Germany, United Kingdom and Spain. Distribution network extended to Scandinavia, Benelux and Portugal.
1990: Sprue pickers are added to the
Sepro Robotique product range.
1994: Range 3000 robots launched at EuroPlast and shown at K'95.
1999 : Sepro opens a new factory in La Roche Sur Yon
2000 : Launch of high-speed robots for
packaging, including PIP 3020 HP cartesian robot and PIP 3440 side-entry
2001 : First successes of Sepro Robotique in the High Speed Packaging market. Sepro
Robotique presents as a preview at K'2001 the first models of its new
generation of robots : Generation IV.
2002 : Generation IV beam robots and Visual control introduced.
2004 : Axess Series of affordable three-axis all-servo robots introduced for application on molding machines from 20 to 180 tons. Generation IV line expanded to include SR 4040 for machines up to 1000 tons.
2004: BE Series introduced with pneumatic power on the vertical and kick strokes, and AC electric drive on the horizontal axis. Brings greater flexibility of part release position to typical sprue-picker applications.
2006: SR 4050 added to Generation IV
line to serve molding machines as large 2500 tons. Axess range expanded to serve
machines to 450 tons. Touch Control system introduced.
2007: Sepro America LLC joint venture is formed by Sepro and Conair; U.S. based staff doubles in size. Focus 100% on automation.
2008: Sepro assumes full ownership of Sepro America LLC. Expanded warehouse and assembly facility doubles the size of Sepro America facility in Pittsburgh, PA.
2008: Sepro begins manufacturing its own line of sprue pickers with proprietary control.
2009: Sepro America exhibits at NPE for the first time as an independent company serving North America. Introduces Visual 2 and Touch 2 controls and Axess models redesigned for longer strokes and bigger payloads.
2009: Sepro Robotique and Sumitomo Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH (Schwaig, Germany) reach agreement for Sepro to manufacture five models of three-axis servo robots for Sumitomo Demag injection-molding machines.
2010: Sepro launches S5 line of high-performance robots to succeed Generation IV. Introduces largest Axess model for molding machines to 1000 tons.