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With more than 80 years of experience, ADR has become a leader within the following areas of activity:

  • high-precision ball bearings;
  • special electromechanical actuators;
  • mechanisms and micro mechanisms for electro-optical applications.
1925 Creation of ADR
Manufacturing at the Thomery site and sale of miniature bearings
1965 Development of thin-section bearings
Growth of the company within the SKF Group over thirty years - Extension of the range to include “thin-section” ball bearings
1993 ADR becomes independent
The company is bought out by its employees
ADR strengthens its international development
2004 ADR joins the ALCEN group
Change in shareholder but without any operational alteration
Development of technical synergies for the high-technology markets.
2006 ADR grows
Doubling of the area of the industrial site
2007 New grinding workshop
Installation of a new grinding workshop
2010 New clean rooms
Installation of new clean rooms bringing our capacity up to 1,200m2
Ability to integrate complete electro-optical sub-systems.