The company, originally called SETI, was founded in Bergamo in 1961 as an artisan workshop. In 1965 SETI became the current Telco srl and moved its headquarters to Grassobbio (BG).
From the very beginning the company has concentrated on activities within the sector of Industrial and Process Automation, which range from design to the construction of equipment with power electromechanics for both distribution and control of electrical machines, with a focus on remote control and automation.
Over the years, technical development within the company coincided with the development of techniques and products for industrial automation, and ultimately the development of advanced plant management systems.
Electromechanical relay logic and process instrumentation through mosaic mimic synoptics;
Wired static logic (Philips; C.G.E.; B.B.C.; Siemens-NB; Siemens-Cl);
Design and construction of boards for creating highly complex functions (FIFO alarms, calculations, comparisons, transducer power supplies for weighing systems on loading cells);
Sequential programmable logic – (B.B.C. Procontic B, Procontic E, Procontic S Plus, Siemens-I 10A, Siemens-I 10S, Siemens 130K);
Z80 microprocessors for the management of complex functions (recipes for Batch plants, historical data);
Programmable logic with the processing of analog signals and control loops using an algorithm developed by Telco: centralization of industrial processes (departments) with the introduction of supervisions systems with microprocessor (B&W video synoptics, in colour) and serial line connections;
Programmable logic with complex functions and mathematical processor, PLC networks with centralized and/or distributed peripheral system, centralization of the entire production process (factory) with the introduction of supervision systems with networked PC (Ethernet; Token Ring; Profibus) and use of Intellution Fix software products; FixDmacs in DOS and Windows environment;
Systems composed of networked PC for the automation of Batch processes with the management of processing procedures according to good manufacturing practices.
The first applications with HTML code are developed to create management software that can be used both on the intranet network and the internet, utilizing some of the most widespread browsers on the market.
Barcodes are introduced to solve problems concerning the traceability of production batches.
The first system using RFID devices is supplied.
The first web application of industrial use on tablets is released.