History of Elnor Motors
Foundation of the company "Usines Jos De Coster et Compagnie", producing an innovative dynamo-kit that could be retro-fitted on the first automobiles.
The company, now operating as “WELCO” is oriented at the production of electric motors for industrial and domestic use.
Elnor NV becomes part of the Belgian industrial holding ACEC, and focuses on high-volume production of electric motors for appliances, like washing machines.
On top of the existing product lines, special motors are developed for fuel pumps, valve actuators, sewing machines, …
Establishment of Elnor Motors NV, focusing on custom-made electric motors for specific applications and markets.
The ISO9001 certification for the Elnor quality system is obtained.
The ATEX certification for the Elnor range of explosion-proof motors is obtained.
The world-wide IECEx certificate for explosion-proof motors in the 200 and 300 range is obtained.
The Brasilian INMETRO certificate for explosion-proof motors is added to the portfolio.
The ISO 9001:2008 certification for design, production and sale of electric motors was obtained.
Tom Paesmans becomes the new General Manager of Elnor Motors NV.
The Brasilian certification is updated according Portaria INMETRO n° 179.
The UL certification for the insulation system is obtained.
The world-wide IECEx certification for all our explosion-proof motors is obtained.
Change in capital structure to strengthen the tradition of long-term business growth at Elnor Motors