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For 50 years the name VERO has been synonymous throughout Europe and beyond with high quality electronics packaging. Verotec continue to provide the quality and service for which VERO was famous for.

1961
VERO is established by Geoffrey Verdon Roe in England – the son of Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe founder of the AVRO aviation company and the first Englishman (claimed) to make a powered flight in June 1908. One of the very first VERO products was the "VERO Board", with which many past students of electronic engineering will still be familiar today, a matrix board for assembling test circuits and test setups.
1964
VERO Electronics GmbH is established in Bremen
1966
VERO launches the first, simple mounting racks on the market - known by the name "KM4".
1979
BICC in the UK acquires the VERO Group. For BICC, a major English cable-manufacturing group, purchasing the VERO Group meant the acquisition of new technology sectors.
1986
BICC VERO acquires Imhoff Group in England. The "IMRAK" 19inch cabinet business was built up.
1994
MBO, separation from BICC. The VERO Group management acquired the group in an MBO, with backing from investors.
1995
Flotation of the VERO Group as a plc on the London Stock Exchange.
1998
The American Group APW acquires the VERO Group. There was a shift towards focusing on the telecommunications sector.
2002
VERO GmbH (Bremen) separates from APW and is renamed HDD Technologies.
2003
APW sells the prototyping (veroboard) business - Vero Technologies is formed (UK).
2007
APW goes into administration and ceases trading – all assets and IP are sold.
2007
Verotec is formed and acquires the IPR to many of the "VERO" products from APW's administrators
2009
Verotec opens US facility in New Hampshire
2011
Verotec gains ISO 9001:2008 accreditation from BSI.
2012
Verotec France is established in Beauvais
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