Key growth dates

  • 1996: creation of the group, acquisition of Acamas (electronic command systems)
  • 1997: acquisition of Collot Technologies (precision mechanics)
  • 1998: acquisition of Setaram (scientific measurement)
  • 2002: acquisition of GMT (complex metal work)
  • 2008: acquisition of Hy Energy (American hydrogen measurement operator)
  • 2009: acquisition of Solex Reima (industrial control and test solutions)
  • 2011: the group becomes an Intermediate sized business
  • 2012: Launch of an ambitious growth programme targeting a 100 M€ turnover in 2017

Structured in two branches:

– KT-IS (KEP Technologies Integrated Systems) which provide services in electronics (studies and manufacture), in metal works (from design to manufacture of parts and assemblies)

– KT-HTP (KEP Technologies High Tech Products) which market their products under the SETARAM Instrumentation and SOLEX Metrology brand

  • 2015:

– KEP Nuclear creation, expert in nuclear measurement

– Control of APL (Aéro Protection Lorraine) specializing in surface treatments and painting processes

– Acquisition of SIBI and SOCAM LASER (precision mechanics)