Many of you might have some questions regarding our company’s past and present. Well, this infographics is intended to help you understand our history through some key dates and facts.
1984 – Brice Pryszo, naval architect and passionate about informatics, invents a revolutionary algorithm for automated sea routing
1985 – Creation of Informatique et Mer company and its first software for Mac, called MacSea
End of 80’s – After a huge success in the french market, MaxSea starts developping its distribution network. Iceland becomes its first distributor, followed by other scandinavian countries
1994 – Foundation of the electronic cartography company MapMedia
- Switch from Mac to PC
- Company and software change their name to MaxSea
- Launch of 3D PBG module
1990-2000 – MaxSea’s distribution network covers Northern Europe
2000 – Setting-up of a US subsidiary company: MaxSea Inc.
2001 – SigNet Group was created to group together all companies: MaxSea International, MaxSea Naval and MapMedia
2000-2005 – Further expansion of MaxSea’s distribution to Southern Europe and Latin America
2004 – Technical and financial alliance with FURUNO, marine electronics leader
2007 – Foundation of MaxSea Naval, the Spanish subsidiary
2008 – Launch of TimeZero technology and first sailing software powered by it: MaxSea TimeZero Navigator and Explorer
- Purchase of Nobeltec, main rival and US leader
- Launch of MaxSea Webstore
2010 – Launch of MaxSea TimeZero professional range: ECS and Plot
2011 – Launch of Nobeltec software powered by TimeZero technology
This is the first of a series, we will hopefully enhance the aesthetics of the next one!