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PRECISION TURNED PARTS

Codec SA ranks among the 5 leading companies in the world specialised in Escomatic-machined manufacturing and achieve a daily output of over 4 million turned parts on behalf of the most prominent names across the industry.

CODEC SA

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COMPANY HISTORY

 

Established in 1966 by Mr Francis Jeanneret with just 3 Escomatic lathes, Codec SA (Public Limited Company) soon developed its own precision bar-turning machines to meet the increasingly challenging requirements of ever more demanding customers. In existence for 50 years now, CODEC has been progressing steadily businesswise, which makes the company an industrial flagship to the area of Neuchâtel.

  • 1966 - The company was formed by Mr Francis Jeanneret
  • 1985 - 71 units dedicated to the production, design, and development of our own machines “CodecJB4”
  • 1988 - Full renovation of our current production facility
  • 2003 - Extension works to our main premises
  • 2004 - CODEC SA is granted a Compliance Certificate with the ISO 9001:2000 quality system
  • 2005 - Procurement of a second industrial building in Dombresson, the company’s home village in Switzerland
  • 2006 - The ownership of the company was transferred to Mr Michel Di Bernardo and Mr Jean-Daniel Costantini to ensure the continuation of the business
  • 2008 - 12 new JB4s were introduced to bring our machine stock up to 185 units
  • 2011 - 40 units were put into service in our Factory ll premises
  • 2011 - Transformations were brought to the third floor of our Factory premises to accommodate two groups of JB4s and provide more working space to our “Zero Defect” sorting section, whereas repair works were performed to our Transit- part finishing section, Shipping and Stock departments.
  • 2016 - CODEC SA is granted a Compliance Certificate with the ISO 9001:2015 quality system
  • 2016 - Codec is celebrating its 50th anniversary
  • 2017 - New 4'500 m² building in operation
  • 2017 - Purchase of the company Adax SA in Bevaix
  • 2018 - Increase in capacity to 250 lathes
  • 2019 - Creation of Codec Group
  • 2019 - Foundation of CPT Unipessoal Lda, Porto, PT
  • 2020 - Completion and occupation of the 3rd building at the plant "Les Peupliers"

CODEC SA NOWADAYS

 

A family-run business, Codec SA is now a successful and leading SME in the trade of precision micro-turned parts manufacturing with a workforce of over 125. Production operations are dispatched on two distinct sites supplemented by significantly-sized facilities: a production plant of over 4'500 m² and a premises of 6'700 m² for parts' finishing, storage, logistics, maintenance and administration..

CODEC ranks among the five leading companies in the world specialised in Escomatic-machined manufacturing and has gained an extended and broad experience of markets such as appliances, automotive, electronics, security, locking systems, toys, dental care, etc…
The company can capitalise on its staff’s wide and diversified sets of skills – representatives, machining specialists, marketing specialists- to serve our international clients and achieve a daily output of several million parts on behalf of the most prominent names across the industry.

 

 

WORK ETHICS, COMMITMENTS AND VALUES

 

Keeping our customer's needs satisfaction is Codec’s prime mission, which we attain day after day by keeping quality up and optimising our service and the performance of our machine stock.

With a strong foothold in its home area of Neuchâtel, Codec SA regards its human resources as its most valuable asset. We have committed ourselves to training local young people through apprenticeships and vocational training schemes, constantly investing in continued education and taking care of our employees’ well-being so as to improve our performances, reduce our costs and offer competitive products.
We take pride in our history and identify with values based on tradition, whilst keeping a mindset relevant to this time and age turned towards efficiency and open to innovation.
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KNOW-HOW AND COMMITMENT

 

We value our human resources as our most precious asset. Therefore, we take a particular care to the training and well-being of our staff. Our workforce of over 125 motivated and skilled members enable us to meet the most challenging requirements.

 

MANAGEMENT

 

M. Michel Di Bernardo
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

 

M. Jean-Daniel Costantini
Production Manager, Associate

 

M. Xavier Moy

Finance Director

Mme Louisa Hugla

Director of human resources

M. Christophe Geiser

Technical Director

 

MARKETING

 

M. Alain Mast
Commercial Manager

 

M. Karl Signer
Sales Manager

 

QUALITY CONTROL

 

M. Thierry Monnier
Manager Logistics

 

LOGISTICS

 

M. Gaetan Jeannet
Manager Logistics

 

SECURITY/ HEALTH & SAFETY

 

Security Department Manager
Responsable Sécurité

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PROXIMITY AND EXCELLENCE

Codec SA offers stimulating positions with attractive work conditions, rewarding missions and opportunities for staff members to develop their careers. Our know-how and experience serve as much the advancement of our business as the progression of our collaborators.

Our craft results from the combination of skills that are present within a number of trades, which, therefore, commits us to the education of young apprentices. Please contact Mrs Louisa Hugla, our HR Manager, for further information.

 

POSTES À REPOURVOIR

CODEC – DOMBRESSON

Décolleteur sur Escomatic (H/F à 100%)

ADAX – BEVAIX

Décolleteur sur machines à cames (H/F à 100%)

FORMATIVE COMPANY

 

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Photo Albums

2021 - Inauguration 3 septembre

2021 - Inauguration September 3

 2021 - Inauguration 4 septembre

2021 - Inauguration September 4

 2016 - Sélection site internet  - Soirée officielle 50 ans du 2 septembre

2016 - Website selection - 50th anniversary : Official evening event on September 2

 2016 - Sélection site internet - Journée publique 50 ans du 10 septembre

2016 - 50th anniversary : Public day on September 10

Inauguration of the Administrative Building - 2021

Institutionnal Movie - 2021

Institutionnal Movie - 2017

Credit Suisse Movie - 2017

Clip Crédit Suisse – 2017

Jubilé – 2016

TURNED PARTS MANUFACTURING

MICRO-PRECISION CUTTING

Our flexible teams, large production capacity, stockholding policy for materials and proximity to our suppliers are guarantees of our maximum reactivity and capacity to work to deadlines.

 

Machinery 240+ high-performance lathes by Esco and Codec SA
Features Thread-cutting machining, without ending
Dimensions Ø 0.30 – 6.50 mm; maximum length: 500 mm
Production capacity Over 4 million parts per day
Batches medium-sized to large ( from 10,000 to several million parts)
Materials Brass, bronze, copper, nickel silver Steel ( stainless, hardenable, etc…) Aluminium
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WE CAN DEAL WITH THE MOST CHALLENGING REQUIREMENTS

Codec SA has nurtured a variety of skills to its customers’ advantage. Our Research and Development team can adapt our machines to your most specific requirements, however complex your demands and the challenge to meet can be.

Our experienced team guarantees a “Swiss Quality” manufacturing thanks to our know-how that has been several decades in the making. Our operational processes strictly comply with standards on both environment-related and Health & Safety issues in force in Switzerland.
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PROMPT AND EFFICIENT RESPONSE

Our team is committed day after day to maintain our machine stock at the top of its capacity to ensure an immediate and efficient service in the event of unexpected issues. Our maintenance department’s ability to respond promptly combined to their know-how guarantees our customers a high level of productivity.

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PERFECTION IN FINISHING

Codec SA can guarantee a top quality finish thanks to its efficient automated washing facilities, polishing section and a network of contractors specialised in thermal and surface polishing. On demand, parts can be sorted out according to predefined criteria to achieve “Zero Defect” quality.

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PRECISION GUARANTEED!

 

Codec offers an optimised workflow that is constantly monitored by ISO 9001-2015 certified and proven control processes. The combination of our team’s know-how and competitiveness guarantees high productivity and “Swiss Made” quality. We aim at achieving impeccable quality at every stage of our production process.

Our team of specialists can guarantee Swiss quality manufacturing using a know-how that has been decades in the making in conjunction with a strict compliance with both quality and environment-related standards in force on the Swiss territory. Our record on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is not only positive but also complies with the highest international standards on environmental issues.

Monitoring during manufacturing Chaque décolleteur contrôle à intervalle régulier la production en cours, selon un dessin interne et à partir d’un plan de contrôle défini.

Chaque instrument de contrôle est répertorié et étalonné périodiquement.

“Zero Defect” Control One of our departments is specifically dedicated to performing additional automated testings to ensure the predefined parameters are kept unchanged or detect odd parts.
Final Control Our Quality Control Department performs a final set of checkings on samples. The collected data can either accompany the shipped parts or be retained in our premises.
Environmental and Health and Safety issues Nous nous efforçons dans chaque étape du processus de fabrication de minimiser au maximum l’impact sur l’environnement et d’obtenir une qualité irréprochable.

Le traitement systématique de l’air et de l’eau en interne, ainsi que des déchets par des spécialistes, nous assure un bon bilan écologique. Les contrôles imposés par l’Etat confirment que notre niveau est déjà très élevé par rapport aux standards mondiaux.

ISO 9001-2015 Codec SA has successfully applied for a certification with the ISO 9001-2015 quality system that covers all the company’s activities in relation to precision turned-parts manufacturing. Therefore, the machine manufacturing was not included in the process.
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ITALY

Fasoli srl
Via E. Toti 2
IT-20099 Sesto San Giovanni (MI)
Tél.: + 39 02 24 09 521
Fax : + 39 02 26 26 2367
www.fasoli.eu

 

 

DENMARK

OJD Trading ApS
Lerbækvej 16
DK-2680 Solrød Strand
Tél. : + 45 56 14 14 28
Fax : + 45 56 14 68 06
www.ojd.dk

 

 

 

SWEDEN

M. Peter Rydahl
Rydahl Precision Components
Östra Kanalgatan 10
SE-652 Karlstad
Tél. : + 46 703 54 80 90
Fax : + 46 54 24 16 62
peter@rydahl.se

Services

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PRECISION GUARANTEED!

 

Codec offers an optimised workflow that is constantly monitored by ISO 9001-2015 certified and proven control processes. The combination of our team’s know-how and competitiveness guarantees high productivity and “Swiss Made” quality. We aim at achieving impeccable quality at every stage of our production process.

Our team of specialists can guarantee Swiss quality manufacturing using a know-how that has been decades in the making in conjunction with a strict compliance with both quality and environment-related standards in force on the Swiss territory. Our record on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is not only positive but also complies with the highest international standards on environmental issues.

Monitoring during manufacturing Chaque décolleteur contrôle à intervalle régulier la production en cours, selon un dessin interne et à partir d’un plan de contrôle défini.

Chaque instrument de contrôle est répertorié et étalonné périodiquement.

“Zero Defect” Control One of our departments is specifically dedicated to performing additional automated testings to ensure the predefined parameters are kept unchanged or detect odd parts.
Final Control Our Quality Control Department performs a final set of checkings on samples. The collected data can either accompany the shipped parts or be retained in our premises.
Environmental and Health and Safety issues Nous nous efforçons dans chaque étape du processus de fabrication de minimiser au maximum l’impact sur l’environnement et d’obtenir une qualité irréprochable.

Le traitement systématique de l’air et de l’eau en interne, ainsi que des déchets par des spécialistes, nous assure un bon bilan écologique. Les contrôles imposés par l’Etat confirment que notre niveau est déjà très élevé par rapport aux standards mondiaux.

ISO 9001-2015 Codec SA has successfully applied for a certification with the ISO 9001-2015 quality system that covers all the company’s activities in relation to precision turned-parts manufacturing. Therefore, the machine manufacturing was not included in the process.
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CODEC SA, A COMMITTED PARTNER

Keeping customer satisfaction high is Codec’s prime mission. Our know-how combined to our expertise and our team’s dynamism enables us to offer maximum optimisation for our products so as to create a win-win bargaining relationship with our customers.

Our engineers are at your disposal to find the best solution to tackle any issue you might have to deal with.
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UNFAILINGLY REACTIVE

Our great flexibility, large production capacity, stockholding policy for commodities and the proximity of our network of suppliers ensure maximum reactivity and our capacity to work to agreed deadlines. We ship our products worldwide. The parts are conditioned for transport according to their configuration and destination, which is a service our customers value very much.

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LINKS

ACCOMMODATION

Hôtel de Commune de Dombresson
Rates: SFr. 70 – Sfr.90.- per night for a single room
Website: www.hoteldombresson.ch

Hôtel Alpes et Lac ***
Rates : SFr. 130 - SFr. 160.- per night for a single room
Website: www.alpesetlac.ch

Hôtel Beaulac ****
Rates: SFr. 200 – SFr. 260.- per night for a single room
Website: www.beaulac.ch

Contact

Should you have any question, request or comment to submit, do not hesitate to write us: we will reply promptly.

Codec SA
P.O. Box 88
Les Crêts 13
CH-2056 Dombresson

T +41 32 854 35 70

F +41 32 854 35 80