The History of
Brief history of Aesus
Aesus Systems was founded in 2003 and was the amalgamation of D. L. Tech Inc (founded in 1995) and (EDT founded in 1997). The founding partners of Aesus were previously partners or employees in Kalish (founded in 1956) and NJM-CLI (NJM-CLI was founded in 1972 by an ex-Kalish employee).
Most of the employees of Aesus have stemmed from the above companies, and have considerable experience in packaging, sleeving and labelling machinery. At its zenith Kalish was one of the premier pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging machine manufacturers in North America, employing over 300 people with sales over $60 million.
Aesus key personnel.
Graham Lewis -- Chairman
1973 to 1995, Kalish packaging machinery, ultimately President and CEO and Majority Shareholder.
In 1995 Graham sold Kalish to DT industries.
1995 to 2000 DT Industries, ultimately President of packaging group of nine companies, including Lakso, Merrill, Stokes, Scheu & Kniss, Sencorp, Armac, Kalish, Swiftpack, King, and Chief Technical Officer and Member of Board of Directors of the 18 DTI Companies with sales over $500 Million.
2003, founded Aesus systems, amalgamating EDT (Encore Design Technologies), primarily shrink labelling) and D. L. Tech Inc (primarily pressure sensitive labelling)
Daniel LaChapelle -- President and CEO
1983 to 1995, NJM-CLI ultimately service manager.
1995 founded D. L. Tech Inc, merged with Aesus in 2003.
2010 Merged with Automatixx Inc
Steve Mons -- Vice President Sales.
1990 to 1997 Kalish Machinery then DT Kalish, ultimately area sales manager.
1997 founding partner of EDT, merged with Aesus in 2003.
Samantha Lewis -- Vice President Operations
1997 – 2003 Military and then Lieutenant in Canadian Naval reserves, BSc Ottawa, and MBA Missouri State University.
2003 Commenced with Aesus Systems.