1952 / Creation of APR by Jean Rogero in Montpezat de Quercy (Tarn et Garonne) for the manufacture of industrial switches
1971 / In addition to this initial activity, Jean Rogero created a new manufacturing plant in Caussade, under the name of APEM and specializing in miniature switches
1976 / The company began a strategy of international development and successively created four subsidiaries in Europe.
1984 / The product offering was broadened with the creation of a new facility in Montauban, specializing in the design and production of switch panels.
1991 / APEM purchased a company in the United States and created a new subsidiary, APEM Inc, to achieve a solid presence on the North-American market.
1998, 1999 et 2000 / APEM acquired companies presenting high commercial or technical interest: - MEC, a Danish manufacturer of high performance PCB tact switches, - WUJIN, near Shanghai, to create APEM (Wujin) Electronic, the Chinese subsidiary and operational base for APEM’s expansion into the Pacific Rim, - UNIFAB aux Etats-Unis pour élargir sa gamme de claviers
2000 / Creation of a new subsidiary in Mexico, APEM Mexico.
2002 / Acquisition of a company producing stainless steel keypads & keyboards in Italy, renamed APEM Italia.
2005 / Acquisition of OLIVER CONTROL SYSTEMS Ltd in England, complementing the APEM offering with a wide range of panel mount industrial joysticks.
2008 / Acquisition of CH Products, USA, a leading manufacturer of joysticks, trackballs and simulation control devices.
2015 / Construction of a hub in Montauban for the centralization of stock management, as well as national and international shipments.
2018 / Extension of the corporate headquarter premises in Caussade.