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Desoutter is present in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, America, Asia and Africa

Desoutter is present in more than 50 countries thr...
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6,200 technical solutions are provided to customers every year by the Desoutter Engineering Services Department (ESD).

6,200 technical solutions are provided to customer...
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Desoutter delivers its products to over 170 countries worldwide

Desoutter delivers its products to over 170 countr...
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Old Desoutter advertertisement

Old Desoutter advertertisement
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The name "Desoutter" is Flemish and was formerly spelled "De Zoutre". It was transformed into "Desoutter" when the family moved to Normandy in 1670.

The name "Desoutter" is Flemish and was formerly s...
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Advertising image for Georges Renault (1948)

Advertising image for Georges Renault (1948)...
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Originally, there were five Desoutters, all brothers and all passionate aviators

Originally, there were five Desoutters, all brothe...
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Marcel Desoutter lost his leg in an air crash at Hendon Aerodrom.

Marcel Desoutter lost his leg in an air crash at H...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Marcel Desoutter was first fitted with a wooden leg

Marcel Desoutter was first fitted with a wooden le...
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Grinder tool used in Georges Renault workshops (1938)

Grinder tool used in Georges Renault workshops (19...
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This wooden leg was very uncomfortable. Marcel’s brother, Charles, thus designed a new leg made of duralumin.

This wooden leg was very uncomfortable. Marcel’s...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Old sales brochure

Old sales brochure
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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With his duralumin leg, Marcel Desoutter was able to fly again 1 year after his accident.

With his duralumin leg, Marcel Desoutter was able ...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Someone wearing the Desoutter limb was able to "walk, run, dance and even ride a horse".

Someone wearing the Desoutter limb was able to "wa...
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People who had suffered amputations also asked Charles Desoutter to make limbs for them.

People who had suffered amputations also asked Cha...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Desoutter first developed pneumatic power tools to quickly and efficiently make the holes needed in the aluminium leg components.

Desoutter first developed pneumatic power tools to...
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Patent issued by the French Ministry of Industry and Trade in 1922

Patent issued by the French Ministry of Industry a...
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The company moved to The Hyde, Hendon in 1924, where they manufactured both artificial limbs and portable pneumatic tools

The company moved to The Hyde, Hendon in 1924, whe...

Desoutter Quizz

What was the first product developed by the Desoutter company ?

  Artificial limb
  Electric tools
  Steering wheels for motorcar
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In 1949, the ministry of pensions asked Desoutter to make "a functional limb" that was not so elaborate or expensive. However, Robert Desoutter refused and replied, "We make the finest artificial leg there is. If we could make a better one, we would(…) But we will not make a cheap one."

In 1949, the ministry of pensions asked Desoutter ...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Technical drawing of an angle drill - 1934

Technical drawing of an angle drill - 1934 ...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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100 % of new products are tested by Desoutter Laboratory

100 % of new products are tested by Desoutter Labo...
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There are over 5 new patents registered by Desoutter on power tools every year

There are over 5 new patents registered by Desoutt...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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5% of Desoutter turnover is dedicated to R&D investment

5% of Desoutter turnover is dedicated to R&D inves...
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Illustration for Georges Renault, 1932

Illustration for Georges Renault, 1932
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Desoutter has over 1,000 employees around the world

Desoutter has over 1,000 employees around the worl...
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Desoutter employees are spread out as follows: 50 % in Europe, 30 % in Asia and 20% in America

Desoutter employees are spread out as follows: 50 ...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Desoutter was a pioneer in designing the first industrial power assembly tool with an internal Electric Brushless motor

Desoutter was a pioneer in designing the first ind...
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Old photo of Georges Renault manufacture

Old photo of Georges Renault manufacture
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Desoutter brand's promise is "More Than Productivity"

Desoutter brand's promise is "More Than Productivi...
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Techmotive has been part of Desoutter since 2005

Techmotive has been part of Desoutter since 2005...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Techmotive was specialized in intelligent, digital electric fastening tools and assembly systems

Techmotive was specialized in intelligent, digital...
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Technical Drawing of L149 series D by Georges Renault (1935)

Technical Drawing of L149 series D by Georges Rena...
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The origin of the Horse’s Head is credited to Charles Cunliffe, who for many years was the Publicity Manager for the company after World War II.

The origin of the Horse’s Head is credited to Ch...

Desoutter Quizz

How many Software licenses are requested per week?

  75
  100
  14
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First, the Horse’s Head was used as an advertising campaign with a small figure, dressed in workers' overalls, but with a horse’s head.

First, the Horse’s Head was used as an advertisi...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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In 1973, the Horse’s Head was combined with the Desoutter letter logo, which is an exact copy of the signature of Louis Albert Desoutter, one of the company founders.

In 1973, the Horse’s Head was combined with the ...
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Sales brochure for pneumatic tools, 1988

Sales brochure for pneumatic tools, 1988
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In 1997, Techmotive introduced "Intelligent" Tools: an enormous evolution for quality fastening

In 1997, Techmotive introduced "Intelligent" Tool...
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Georges Renault has been part of Desoutter since 1989

Georges Renault has been part of Desoutter since 1...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Georges Renault was specialized in Electric power tools, fastening systems and material removal tools

Georges Renault was specialized in Electric power ...
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Desoutter's team working on a computer, 1988

Desoutter's team working on a computer, 1988...
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Georges Renault was a pioneer in designing the first single controller capable of synchronizing 2 spindles

Georges Renault was a pioneer in designing the fir...
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Originally, Georges Renault was not able to work with shipyards because they were big consumers of hammers and handheld pneumatic tools.

Originally, Georges Renault was not able to work w...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Georges Renault is proud to be the first to invent Electric Torque and Angle nutrunners with an embedded controller.

Georges Renault is proud to be the first to invent...
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The first CVI 3 controller was sold in Europe in 2011

The first CVI 3 controller was sold in Europe in 2...
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Georges Renault launched the first assembly tool using a controller with a servo drive

Georges Renault launched the first assembly tool u...
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In 1980, Georges Renault created a "Special Machines" department, which enabled the company to significantly expand its R & D and become a leader in the market.

In 1980, Georges Renault created a "Special Machin...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Marcel Desoutter died in April 1952.

Marcel Desoutter died in April 1952.
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Desoutter's office in Sweden was created in 2004

Desoutter's office in Sweden was created in 2004...
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For almost forty years, Desoutter has been making Rotor Drill Screwdrivers and Tappers that have remained virtually unchanged except for the exhaust collar, the rounded the body of the tool. However, a bigger motor –the super Rotor – was introduced in 1950

For almost forty years, Desoutter has been making ...
-35

Desoutter Industrial Tools headquarters is based in France, Europe

Desoutter Industrial Tools headquarters is based i...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Desoutter developed a special collaborative platform, "My Desoutter Cloud", to maximize the sharing of knowledge and to communicate with Partners

Desoutter developed a special collaborative platfo...
-32

Desoutter Headquarters moved to the current Nantes facility called Technocenter in 2007

Desoutter Headquarters moved to the current Nantes...
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ScanRotor has been part of Desoutter since 2004

ScanRotor has been part of Desoutter since 2004...
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ScanRotor was specialized in product ranges primarily for bolted joint applications

ScanRotor was specialized in product ranges primar...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Desoutter is a leader in specialized industries: off road, aerospace, motor vehicle and light assembly industries

Desoutter is a leader in specialized industries: o...
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The first Battery powered Screwdriver tool E-LIT was sold in February 2008 in the USA

The first Battery powered Screwdriver tool E-LIT w...
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Desoutter's motto is to develope "Global solutions with Local Support"

Desoutter's motto is to develope "Global solutions...
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Desoutter operational units are strategically located in more than 20 regions, covering over 50 countries, and ship to more than 170 countries

Desoutter operational units are strategically loca...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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The first Battery powered Torque transducer tool B-FLEX was sold in February 2013 in France

The first Battery powered Torque transducer tool B...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Seti-Tec has been part of Desoutter since 2011

Seti-Tec has been part of Desoutter since 2011...
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Seti-Tec Line is specialized in advanced Drilling Equipment and solutions for the aerospace industry

Seti-Tec Line is specialized in advanced Drilling ...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Desoutter created Social Network accounts on Facebook, Linkedin, Google+ in 2013

Desoutter created Social Network accounts on Faceb...
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The first Electric High Torque Pistol Grip tool ECP-HT was sold in 2007 in Sweden

The first Electric High Torque Pistol Grip tool EC...
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New posts by Desoutter are followed by approximately 4,000 readers every week

New posts by Desoutter are followed by approximate...
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Leading brands rely on Desoutter worldwide : Boeing, Airbus, Siemens, Magna, Chrysler, General Motors, Kia, PSA, Hyundai, Renault, Volkswagen/Audi, Toyota, Caterpillar, Mahindra, Faurecia, John Deere…

Leading brands rely on Desoutter worldwide : Boein...

Desoutter Quizz

Since when has Seti-Tec been part of Desoutter?

  1976
  2001
  2011
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Desoutter Industrial Tools Research and Development is based in Europe, France

Desoutter Industrial Tools Research and Developmen...
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The first Electric Pulse tool ELRT was sold in 2012 in Japan

The first Electric Pulse tool ELRT was sold in 201...
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In 2009, Seti-Tec got its first big contract with Airbus

In 2009, Seti-Tec got its first big contract with ...
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In 2011, Desoutter planned and launched its largest number of new products

In 2011, Desoutter planned and launched its larges...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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In 2012, Desoutter created a showroom in Saint-Herblain, France

In 2012, Desoutter created a showroom in Saint-Her...
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Desoutter Industrial Tools started the NPS Customer Satisfaction program in 2008

Desoutter Industrial Tools started the NPS Custome...
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Desoutter’s goal is to be the only source of electric and pneumatic tool solutions, covering a wide range of assembly and manufacturing processes in the automotive, aerospace, general industrial and light assembly markets.

Desoutter’s goal is to be the only source of ele...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
-4

100 Software licenses are requested every week

100 Software licenses are requested every week...
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Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
-2

Old Desoutter advertisement

Old Desoutter advertisement
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Desoutter created the first Virtual Showroom in the assembly market place in 2014

Desoutter created the first Virtual Showroom in th...
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Desoutter is celebrating its 100th anniversary !

Desoutter is celebrating its 100th anniversary !...