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History

Over 30 years in the business of reconstructing machine tools and building special-purpose machines.

 

1986

Founded by Louis Baleydier, Sud Ouest Système initially comprised a multidisciplinary team of 12 experts whose goal was to build a business that specialised in the refurbishment of large-scale metal removal tools.

 

1989

Buildings were extended with the construction of an assembly workshop covering 300 m². The workforce comprised 15 employees and turnover amounted to approximately €1.2 million.

 

 

1997 

Growing order volumes meant that the engineering department needed to be extended by 160 m².

 

 

 

Spécialiste construction de machine outil

 

 

 

 

2001

Jean Luc Baleydier took over the business founded by his father.

 

 

2004

Launch of the special-purpose machine business: Sud Ouest Système’s skillsets and know-how meant that the success of the business was assured. The team had grown to 25 employees and turnover was approximately €4 million.

 

2007

New mechanical and electrical assembly workshops were built, covering 370 m².

 

 

 

Installation de Machine spéciale chez un client

 

 

 

 

2014

Awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification.

 

2017

Awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification.
Engineering workshops and offices were extended.

 

 

 

Today, Sud Ouest Système is a simplified joint-stock company with a share capital of €400,000, has a turnover of approximately €7 million euros and employs 34 people.