Company founded as The Gilbert Arc Lamp Company, Chingford, Essex, later moving to the Roman market town of St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK.
The company was renamed as the ‘Engineering and Lighting Equipment Company’ (ELECO).
Eleco incorporated on the 11 July.
Eleco listed on the London Stock Exchange 26 July.
Eleco undertakes its first acquisition in Bell & Webster Industries Ltd, which establishes Eleco as a supplier of structural systems.
Eleco continues to grow with new partnerships in Munich, Budapest, Johannesburg and Kuala Lumpur. The company also begins supplying cable tray products for major UK civil engineering projects such as the Channel Tunnel.
Eleco Technology is formed to focus on R&D for Eleco Group and the development of specialised construction software.
Eleco establishes a permanent presence in Germany following the acquisition of ActiveOnline in 8th September.
Consultec UK (Merged with Elecosoft UK).
Eleco aquires ElAnalys AB (merged with Elecosoft Sweden).
Eleco enters the software market with the acquisitions of ESIGN Software GmbH (Germany) and the Consultec AB (Sweden).
Eleco expands portfolio in Germany with the acquisition of Eleco Software GmbH.
Eleco acquires Eleco Software UK and Tendata AB (merged with Elecosoft Sweden).
VVS-I acquired and merged with Elecosoft Sweden.
Eleco plc acquires the British company Asta Group Limited and its Powerproject software.
Asta Development GmbH and Aprisoft purchased in Germany.
Eleco acquires Lube Konsult AB (merged with Elecosoft Sweden).
Eleco acquires Novator AB (merged with Elecosoft Sweden).
Eleco divests remaining building systems and precast concrete businesses, making Eleco a software focused Group. ELECO also purchases Wagermeyer, Germany.
ELECO changes name to Elecosoft as decided at the 75th Annual General Meeting. The change reflects new software portfolio, providing a clean and clear message across all companies working for Elecosoft.
Elecosoft acquires IconSystem (UK), providers of building specification and information management systems and Asta Development BV in the Netherlands.
Elecosoft performs two major acquisitions: Shire Systems Limited (ShireSystem), a leading UK provider of computerised maintenance management software (CMMS); and Active Online, a German visualisation software business specialising in soft furnishings and materials for photographic room scenes using AR and VR technologies.
The company celebrates its 80th year of incorporation and listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Elecosoft plc rebrands to Eleco plc.