Who are we?
Picanol Group (part of Tessenderlo Group, Euronext: TESB) is composed of four branded entities: Picanol (weaving machines), Proferro (foundry and mechanical finishing), Psicontrol (development and production of electronics) and Melotte (3D metal printing & high precision manufacturing).
Picanol develops, produces and sells high-tech weaving machines where insertion is based on airjet or rapier technology. Picanol supplies weaving machines to weaving mills worldwide in more than 100 countries, and also offers its customers products and services such as weaving frames and reeds, training courses, upgrade kits and spare parts. Picanol has been an international pioneer for more than eighty years and it ranks among the world's top weaving machine manufacturers.Read more
Engineered casting solutions
Proferro has more than 85 years of experience in co-engineering, castings, machining and testing of mechanical components. Proferro supplies cast iron parts to original equipment manufacturers in various market segments worldwide such as agricultural machinery, compressors, textile machinery and general engineering.Read more
Custom made controllers and EMS
Psicontrol offers custom solutions engineered around real-time controllers, power electronics and electronically-controlled motors. Psicontrol develops and produces solutions, including software, HMI, electronics, mechanics and actuators for customers in various industries such as textile machinery, compressors and fleet management.Read more
3D Metal Printing & High Precision Manufacturing
Melotte develops and manufactures innovative product solutions with Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) and Near-to-Net-Shape Manufacturing (NNSM) technologies.Read more
Founded and headquartered in 1936 in Belgium (Europe).
Almost 2,300 employees with more than 35 nationalities worldwide.
14 sites worldwide.