1986: Avercon was established in 1986 by Robert Van den Bunder and operated in “Automation, Packaging & Building” (Automatisatie, Verpakking en Constructie). At the time the company built mainly packaging machines for packaging in corrugated cardboard and was associated with producer Bowater, later called SCA Packaging, currently DS Smith.
1992: Development and implementation of the first side-loaders for A-boxes and wrap-around machines.
1994: First machine was built fully equipped with servo motors. Gradually Avercon`s expertise grew internationally, though maintaining the focus on prototype construction and customer-specific machines.
2001: New owner at Avercon: Pierre Vanderbeke. Avercon`s expertise grew further from “simple” machines, such as tray erectors and packaging in A-boxes, to more “complex” machines that completes production lines, such as (part of) assembling, including packaging, palletising, wrap around machines. Avercon became a worldwide professional in innovative machines in several markets such as laminate and vinyl flooring, metal parts, batteries, oil bottles, printing sheets, telephone parts, shoes, cheese, milk products, chocolate, biscuits, bread… small and large products.
2009: Integration of robots Fanuc, ABB and Kuka.
2011: First machine for the e-commerce market.
2017: Product development of the revolutionary X7 together with Packsize: first machine to give e-commerce companies the ability to reliably package and ship right-sized single-item orders.