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Company Milestones

Dating Back to 1987

First PTS system is sold

Celebrates the sale of its 1,000th Powder Transfer System to Bayer

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1987

Dec is founded by Frederic F. Dietrich, Sr. and his two sons, Yves and Frederic and introduces the concept of active powder handling

1992

2001

Moves into present headquarters in Ecublens, Switzerland 
Introduces Drum Containment System (DCS)

2003

2005

Production factory in India and sales structure in Ireland established

Opens sales office in the UK and subsidiary in Poland

Opens subsidiaries in the US and Germany

Takeover of Bectochem India powder handling division

Acquisition of Extract Technology

adding downflow booths in the pharmaceutical, biologicals, cell therapy, radiopharmaceutical, nuclear containment and chemical industries

2007

2008

Acquires Jetpharma Product line, adding process isolators and micronizing technology to the group portfolio

2009

2014

Expands Polish subsidiary into a production facility

Opens subsidiary in China

2019

2020

Acquired Inno4Life in the Netherlands adding aseptic filling lines, 

currently fully integrated Dec Group subsidiary Dec Netherlands B.V.

2021

Dec Today

  • Over 30 years of experience

  • > 500 employees

  • Customer proximity with 9 subsidiaries and an agency network covering 60+ countries

  • Over 10,000 successfully implemented projects worldwide