• Setting up of the company as a 50 000FRF (7500€)-capital Ltd company. Its creator perceived the need for software on the occasion of an internship period in a quarry and in a concrete plant, as he was a student.
  • Icare launch under MS-DOS, for aggregate producers.
  • Creation of wil software for the quality management in quarry laboratories.
  • This new product was soon acquired by the main companies that operate in the sector (LAFARGE, RMC, COLAS…).
  • Capital increase, from 50 000 to 100 000FRF (7 500 to 15 000€).
  • First participation to the French mineral industry congress, in October. Since then, we have participated to this event each year.
  • Rewriting of icare, (software for quarry commercial and administrative management) under Windows®
  • Growth of wil sales in France. It becomes the benchmark in aggregate and concrete laboratories.
  • Recruitment of an export sales executive.
  • Wil adaptation to Spanish and British markets.
  • Implementation of an ISO 9001/2000 Quality Assurance process.
  • In collaboration with the CERIB (French centre for concrete studies and research), development of Lab-IB®, a simplified version of wil adapted to the precast concrete industry.
  • Development of eWil in SaaS, presented in May, at INTERMAT international exhibition, in Paris.
  • Acquisition of wil licences by Aripresa, a big Spanish group.
  • Certification AQP (French association for weighing system certification)for icare.
  • Arcade offers a new service as part of the customer maintenance contract: e-sam (maintenance calls follow-up): maintenance contacts consultation. This new service is available on our website customer area.
  • Participation to TP-Tech, Intermat and the Industrie Minérale congress.
  • Recruitment of a new export sales executive to implement a more offensive export strategy.
  • Capital increase, from 15 000 € to 50 000 €
  • wil major evolution to include the mandatory European standards and CE marking.
  • Partnership with the ENCEM (environmental consultancy office related to the French union of quarries) to develop mentol.
  • Orientation of new developements under Delphi2005/.NET/SQL Server environment.
  • Presentation of a comprehensive solution for the management and control of truck loadings, based on icare software, in collaboration with Mettler-Toledo (weighbridge constructor) and Berthold (nuclear detection gates).
  • Membership to Syntec-Informatique union.
  • Mentolcommercial launch.
  • Important evolution of wil on the occasion of the mandatory asphalt-mix CE marking in Europe from March, 2008.
  • Capital increase, from 50 000 € to 100 000 €.
  • Setting up of an office in Barcelona.
  • We put emphasis on the Spanish market conquest: Membership to the ASEFMA (Spanish asphalt-mix producers association) and to the AFAM (Spanish mortar producers association).
  • Participation to SMOPYC (International show of public works, construction and mining machinery) in Saragossa.
  • Licences sold to major producers (200K€ turnover).
  • First sales of mentol in the shape of Saas subscription contracts, in France.
  • Setting up of Arcade Ibérica Software, a subsidiary company dedicated to our products commercialisation in Spain and Portugal, and later in all Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries. It is managed by David ORTOLAN.
  • Arcade Ibérica Software becomes a member of the APEB (Portuguese Concrete Manufacturers Association).
  • Development of billy for concrete formula design, in SaaS mode.
  • Prospection mission in Mexico.
  • Creation of carmin (Computer-aided Maintenance Management System)
  • New website.
  • Communication improvement: Newsletter, press kit, advertisements, etc…
  • We join the AFDEL (French Association of Software Engineering), more likely to help us dealing with our issues than the SYNTEC, of which we were member before.
  • We join NOVAE-LR (which promotes IT in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon).
  • Building of our new head office (we moved in August).
  • Commercial action in Canada, Wil-asphalts adaptation to this market, in collaboration with local manufacturers, and 1st significant sales on the American continent.
  • Development for the account of the CERIB (French Research Centre for the Concrete Industry), of QUAL-Ib application (Monitoring of quality registers and CE marking for the precast concrete industry).
  • Mentol rollout in a large group, leader in the production of aggregates, concrete and cements. Development in collaboration with them of a regulatory follow-up module (audits, risk analysis, action plans, etc.).
  • Partnership established with Environmental Consultants F2e : French agency for Engineering and Environment F2e based on the use and distribution of mentol
  • Creation of our subsidiary in Canada, Arcade Development Americas Arcade Development Americas
  • Commercial launch of Newsletter #12 about softwares Massia