HISTORY

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DESAPRO Today

2016

In September 2015 DESAPRO acquired the business of EDAK. DESAPRO’s vision is to continue on the foundation that was built over the last four decades to be the leader in specialized aluminum rack mount, transit and equipment cases to securely package Customer products around the world. DESAPRO will make the needs of its Customers their […]

ISO 9001:2008 Re-Certification

2015

ISO 9001:2008 Re-Certification

2012

KOOLEX FALCON Introduced

2010

ISO 9001:2008 Re-Certification

2009

MILEX, STANEX, MIL-STD-810 Upgrades

2007

MIL-STD-810 Qual-Center Opened

2007

ISO 9001:2000 US Certification

2006

Moving operations

2006

EDAK, Inc. moved its operation in Melbourne to a new campus facility in 2006.  The building was constructed to meet the specific needs for EDAK and is now in full operation.

First KOOLEX Shipment

2006

ISO 9000:2000 Certification

2004

First PORTEX II Shipped

2000

ISO 9000 QM Certification

1995

First volume shipment in US

1988

Origins

1986

The Diethelm Keller Group’s origins date back to the 1860s when two Swiss pioneers ventured to the Far East: Wilhelm Heinrich Diethelm settled down in Singapore, while Edward Anton Keller went to the Philippines. The businesses set up by the two entrepreneurs developed over time into successful family enterprises. While the Diethelm Group was mainly […]

US Expansion

1986

After a few decades filled with many success stories, EDAK managed its growth and opened up the US operation in 1986.

First Milex Shipped

1971

First Factory

1965

In 1965, EDAK built its current plant and operation in nearby Dachsen.

Joining Forces

1959

Although family and business ties between Diethelm and Keller date back to the beginning of the 20th century, the two Groups formally joined forces by forming Diethelm Keller Holding only 100 years later.

EDAK Founded

1959

In 1959, Keller and Diethelm founded EDAK in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.