History of Numalliance

From Hand Tool Maker to Global CNC Machine Manufacturer


The Roots : Hand Tool and Mechanical Machinery

1872 > Creation of LATOUR & Fils – hand tool manufacturer
1952 > First Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Demonstration
1955 > First commercial application on NC Machine Tool
1966 > First Integrated Circuit Board Numerically Controlled is developed

1972 > Introduction of CNC
1975 > First Commercial CNC
1979 > CNC with Electonic Programmable Read Only Memory –EPROM
1981 > First 3D CN Bending Machine patent filed

1982 > CNC for 4 axis lathe control is developed

Breakthrough : Putting the CNC in the 3D Wire Bending World

1984 > Creation of SATIME
1986 > Creation of MACSOFT
1986 > First CNC Wire Bender : The F line by Macsoft Simple machine 
1987 > First compiler enable machine manufacturer to create customized CNC
1989 > Robomac line by Latour & Fils
1989 > 32-bit Microprocessor
1992 > Robomac line Sold in the US
1993 > 8 servo axis capabilities

Stepstone : Venturing in CNC Tube Bending

1998 > FX line ; PC based Interface
2000 > Robomac New Generation NG Series - Macsoft Runs Linux
2002 > Robomac 216 First 16mm – 5/8 “ Machine
2003 > Merger of Latour, Macsoft and Satime : Creation of NUMALLIANCE
2004 > First Generation of Nano Control that can control up to 40 axes
2005 > NUMAC 21 servo machine

Global Reach : Becoming the Reference Worldwide for CNC Bending Technology

2006 > Creation of NUMALLIANCE North America
2007 > Real Time
2009 > First Spring Machine debut FRX 04
2010 > Touch and Form Series
2011 > Robomac 21XX Twin head
2012 > FTX line