...began over 35 years ago with a brilliant idea
Transferring powders as if they were liquids
Dec's unique concept of using vacuum and pressure to move powders through hoses formed the basis of the original PTS Powder Transfer System® that has provided the platform for worldwide success and innovation.
Frederic F. Dietrich, Sr. and his two sons, Yves and Frederic, founded their family business, Dietrich Engineering Consultants (Dec), on August 21, 1987, with a groundbreaking concept to safely convey powder and feed reactors...
We are the pioneering force in high containment powder transfer, handling and containment technologies
Dec is founded by Frederic F. Dietrich, Sr. and his two sons, Yves and Frederic and introduces the concept of active powder handling
First PTS system is sold
Celebrates the sale of its 1,000th Powder Transfer System to Bayer
Opens sales office in the UK and subsidiary in Poland
Opens subsidiaries in the US and Germany
Moves into present headquarters in Ecublens, Switzerland
Introduces Drum Containment System (DCS)
Opens production factory in India and sales structure in Ireland
Acquires Jetpharma Product line, adding process isolators and micronizing technology to the group portfolio
Expands Polish subsidiary into a production facility
Takeover of Bectochem India powder handling division
to operate as DecBectochem Engineering Pvt. Ltd
Acquisition of Extract Technology
adding more solutions for the pharmaceutical, biologicals, cell therapy, radiopharmaceutical, nuclear containment and chemical industries
Inauguration of Dec's new state-of-the-art production facility for North America in Mauston, Wisconsin.
Opens subsidiary in China
Acquires Inno4Life in the Netherlands adding aseptic filling lines,
currently fully integrated Dec Group subsidiary Dec Netherlands B.V.
Acquires Alconbury Weston LTD (AWL) in the UK, adding flow chemistry solutions to the product portfolio
Inauguration of a new assembly facility in Ankleswhar
Dec Group today
Over 35 years of experience
Customer proximity with 11 subsidiaries and an agency network covering 60+ countries
Over 10,000 successfully implemented projects worldwide