1959

ATELA The company was founded in 1959 by Mieczyslaw Osowiecki, Dr. Ing. Chemist. Put her creativity and knowledge with the industry by creating a laboratory workshop: was the motto.

The same year, 1959, is dismissed ATELA revolutionary process of electroless nickel KANIGEN®.

1964

In 1964, the treatment of épilamage Osowiecki the culmination of research on watch stones. This treatment was intended to improve lubrication of watch movements. Subsequently, the activity was directed towards the chemical nickel outsourcing and developments or composite deposits chemical nickel matrix.

1984

In 1984, following the death of Mr Osowiecki, his son Jacques took over the company becomes public limited company SA in 1986.

1996

3 employees in 1984, the company passes to 6 in 1996, moving to its new premises.

2009

Currently ATELA SA holds 8 people and offers a full range of treatments in chemical nickel or composite coatings that provide solutions to most problems of wear, abrasion, sliding or corrosion encountered on metal parts from all areas of the machine industry.

2016

New website

Structure 2016

Business Leader J. Osowiecki
Production Manager M. Guillemin
Employees 12

2017

New management since Oct. 2017 with the takeover by G. Osowiecki and C. Placi.

2019

THE THIRD GENERATION TAKES OVER THE ATELA COMPANY

In october 2019, Gaël Osowiecki and Cédric Placi successfully completed their management buyout and became owners of the all Atela’s shares through their holding company Atrigen SA.

Structure 2019

CEO G. Osowiecki
CFO C. Placi
Production Manager M. Guillemin
Employees 13

2020

Launch of our DIANIP Friction Shims and signing of a partnership with a Chinese distributor to expand our presence in the international market.

Launch of our website in Mandarin.

Registration of the "Atela" and "DIANIP" trademarks with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

2021

Obtaining ISO9001:2015 certification, issued by the SGS company.