6.3. Company background

1987

  • Founding of the IT Group Interlog, SIGM’s ancestor, specialized in surveillance software for central alarm systems
  • Other services included resale of equipment, networking and technical service

1990

  • Interlog becomes a reseller of Fortune 1000 accounting software, Acomba’s ancestor, and performed accounting system implementations
  • Custom-made software development
  • Interlog signs a partnership agreement and buys the rights to develop with Fortune 1000

1992

  • The first manufacturing management module is developed
  • Cease of activities in all other sectors to focus exclusively on the manufacturing sector

1994

  • The first distribution management module is developed

1995

  • Various manufacturing and distribution management modules are developed

1996

  • The company declares its mission. Inspired from its système informatisé de gestion manufacturière [manufacturing management IT system], the company becomes incorporated and is named “Les Logiciels S.I.G.M. Inc.”

2000

  • Les Logiciels S.I.G.M. Inc. moves to a new economy hub where it can dedicate more time to research and development.

2001

  • The first Windows module is developed. The SIGM software version number begins at “1″

2003

  • SQL technologies are integrated into SIGM

2005

  • A WebService is integrated into SIGM

2006

  • A Windows version of the Client Order module is released

2007

  • With the release of the Windows version of the Productivity Management module, SIGM version 5.00 is born

2008

  • Wireless technology (RF and WiFi) is integrated into SIGM
  • Crystal Report is integrated into SIGM

2009

  • A new production monitoring and scheduling module is developed
  • A new factory scan module is developed 
  • SIGM consolidates its position in the metal industry

2010

  • Document management (drawings, images, PDF, …)
  • Rapid order entry

2011

  • Excel drawing importation
  • User defined fields in project materials
  • Project invoicing
  • Carrier management (UPS, Nationex, …)
  • SIGM moves to bigger offices

2012

  • New technology for data listings lists (3G)
  • New time acquisition module on touch screen
  • Palette manager
  • SIGM consolidates its position the agro-food industry

1992-2012
Implementations performed for over 170 clients in manufacturing and distribution management.