Our history

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    2019

    Start-up of the new factory and offices in Liège, dedicated center for bread slicing, representing a tripling of our slicer production capacity. The factory has the nice particularity of being built on an old slag heap, a hilly site dotted with ponds

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    2018

    Integration of the slicer manufacturer ABO

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    2018

    Launch of the Paniform automatic divider-former range equipped with Clic & Cut, Easylock, Easyclean and the integrated flour dispenser Easyflour (JAC patents)

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    2018

    Opening of JAC Moscow, to serve customers in Russia and Eastern Europe as closely as possible

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    2017

    Doubling of Langres factory capacity, which has become a dedicated center for dough processing

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    2017

     Integration of the slicers manufacturer Wabäma

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    2015

    Launch of the compact variable thickness slicer (Slim)

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    2010

    Launch of the range of variable thickness slicers (Varia)

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    2006

    Opening of JAC Boston, to serve customers in North America as closely as possible

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    2005

    Invention of the ISC® (Intelligent Slicing Control) system, managing the cutting speed to fit all types of breads (JAC patent)

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    2000

    Launch of the dough processing range, through the takeover of the company Marie / Prodec, followed by the takeover of the company Matfour

     

    RATIONAL Combi-Dämpfer SelfCookingCenter® & SelfCookingCenter® XS
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    1992

    Definition of standard size for bread slicers, 60x60cm, to facilitate integration in stores furnishing

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    1974

    Invention of the self-service bread slicer for supermarkets and grocery stores, which became a standard for retailers across the world

    RATIONAL Combi-Dämpfer SelfCookingCenter® & SelfCookingCenter® XS
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    1949

    Manufacture of the first bread slicer

    Company anniversary - 40 years of RATIONAL
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    1946

    Foundation of the company JAC (the initials of the founder's children: Jacques, Amélie, Charles)

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