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In the early 1980s, Flor D'Handschotter started creating custom-made electronics designs. In 1981, EDA − the forerunner of the current E.D.&A. – was founded.

No future without history

1981:
EDA is founded by Flor D'Handschotter and Agnes Francken in the attic of their home in Kalmthout. They begin by making customer-specific electronics designs.

1984:
The first full Belgian PLC is launched on the market: the "EDA PLC". This is a successful and very user-friendly series of products that is used by many training institutes to familiarise their students with PLCs.

1989:
The name EDA is changed to E.D.&A. (Electronics, Development & Assembly).

1990:
E.D.&A. relocates to a larger building in Kapellen (800 square metres).

1997:
Exclusive focus on custom-made controllers for machine and appliance constructors.

2002:
Development of new technologies: graphic user interfaces, GPRS communication, web server, etc.

2005:
Introduction of a new technology platform based on ARM.

2007:
Expansion of business premises in Kapellen to 1,600 square metres.

2009:
Takeover by Gert D’Handschotter (son of the founders). E.D.&A. is and remains a family business.

2011:
Expansion of business premises in Kapellen to 2,000 square metres.

2012:
Production in-house. Launch of the company’s own hypermodern automated assembly line for custom-made electronics.

2014:
Relocation to a new and ultramodern business premises in Kalmthout (4,000 square metres).

For more evolutionary developments, see our news reports.

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