Our History

Over a decade of technological achievements and external growth operations

2018

Orolia invests in Quasardb

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2017

Acquisition of Netwave Systems

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2016

Eurazeo becomes the majority shareholder

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2014

McMurdo Group’s Techno-Sciences, Inc. Chosen for Australia/New Zealand

McMurdo Group’s Techno-Sciences, Inc. Chosen for Australia/New Zealand MEOSAR Infrastructure Deployment

Merge of the McMurdo Group

Acquisition of Techno Sciences Inc

Acquisition of Techno Sciences Inc, an American provider of Search and Rescue Satellite Solutions. This acquisition establishes Orolia as the premier supplier of the Cospas-Sarsat market.

2012

Deloitte Technology


The group is awarded 3rd place in the Deloitte Technology Fast 5 for the 2nd year

Acquisition of Boatracs


Acquisition of Boatracs, a developer of telematics “machine-to-machine” solutions to the maritime industry

2011

G20Yes Delegation

Member of the French delegation to the G20YES of Nice

Winner of the Fast Technology price from Deloitte

Awarded first place “Fast technology Aerospace” and third place “Fast 5” from Deloitte

Acquisition of Sarbe

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Acquisition of Sarbe, manufacturer of military emergency distress beacons

2010

Prize « Audace Créatrice »

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Awarded the Creative Boldness Prize « Audace Créatrice » 2010 by the French PM

2009

Orolia Group double in size & becomes N°2 worldwide of distress beacons

Acquisitions of :

  • Rapco Electronics and creation of Orolia Global Services Ltd
  • the GPS signal generator product line from Space Systems Finland
  • Kannad and McMurdo. Orolia becomes N°2 worldwide of distress beacons

Merger of Pendulum Instruments and Spectracom

Merger of Pendulum Instruments and Spectracom

2008

Acquisition of Pendulum Instruments

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Acquisition of Pendulum Instruments, a European leader in high precision time and frequency test and measurement products

The most precise atomic clock ever placed in orbits to date


SpectraTime receives an ESA Award for the excellent performance of its passive hydrogen maser (PHM) on board Giove-B. Developed in partnership with the Italian company Galileo Avionica, the maser passive hydrogen maser (PHM) is the most precise atomic clock ever placed in orbits to date.

2007

Acquisition of Spectracom


Acquisition of the US based Spectracom

IPO


IPO on Alternext Paris

2006

Creation of Orolia

Orolia is created through the spin-off of Temex’s Timing and Synchronization activities

2005