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OUR HISTORY

1970

Hubert Etienne, Sergio Vallet and Sergio Mondaini found Establishment VEM, a general partnership located in Couvet, Val-de-Travers. This small mechanical workshop and tool manufacturing of all kinds begins its activity with only an Ewag WS11, a saw cutter, a Schaublin 102 lathe and a drill press .

1971

Establishment VEM is moving its premises to Môtiers, Val-de-Travers and will take advantage of its 150m2 to expand its machine park over the years.

1976

Hubert Etienne buys all the shares and Establishment VEM becomes VEM H. ETIENNE. The company then turned to the manufacture of solid carbide cutting tools on request.

1982

Hubert Etienne designs and develops the company's first CNC numerical control sharpener. The brand took off and met with great success in the fields of watchmaking, machine tool and automotive.

2001

The company restructures into a public limited company and becomes VEM TOOLS SA.

2015

Antony Etienne, the founder's son, takes over the reins of the company. Hubert Etienne retires and retains the role of technical consultant at VEM TOOLS SA.

2017

The firm is investing in the construction of a 450m2 building in Buttes, Val-de-Travers. This new workspace makes it possible to accommodate new means of production and control while offering employees the comfort of a modern workspace.

2018

By having customer satisfaction at the heart of all its decisions, the company is experiencing a new boom and has seen its turnover doubled over the last two years.

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VEM TOOLS SA

Chemin des Grands-Clos 39

CH - 2115 Buttes NE

Tél : +41 32 861 38 88

E-mail : info@vem.ch

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