2017: Accel Limited establishes itself as a key player in Embedded Systems hardware, firmware and software apart from making significant strides in the research and development of niche products for the defence and aerospace domains.
2011: Accel Limited concentrated its focus along the core competencies of:
- Embedded Systems
- Security and Surveillance
- Defence (Aerospace & Maritime)
In 2009, the Systems and Services business was hived off to Accel Frontline Services Limited to synergise operations.
2008: Accel Limited acquired 51% stake in Accel Academy Limited via cash. The realisation was used to establish infrastructure for the newly created Animation Division of Accel Limited Limted. The company strengthened its overseas operations by creating a 100% subsidiary - Accel North America Inc.
2007: The training division was formed into a new company called Accel Academy Limited, which was 100% subsidiary of Accel Limited.
2006: Accel Limited ventured into Animation. A new division was created known as Accel Animation Studios.
2002/2003: Accel Limited acquired Transmatic Systems and created a new diversified portfolio by merging two of the group entities namely, Accel Software and Technologies and Accel IT Academy. It was also decided to acquire an embedded software development company based in Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram, namely Ushus Technologies Pvt Ltd (UTPL) into TSL through the merger process, since they were complementary to the business of TSL. Accordingly a merged entity had been formed effective from 01-01-2004 by the name, Accel Limited (ATL). The legal completion of the merger was completed on 9th February, 2005.
1994: The company had its IPO. The issue was oversubscribed and the company got listed in the Mumbai, Chennai, Cochin Stock Exchanges. Over the years the company developed a strong product portfolio and marketing infrastructure and established as a leading manufacturer and solution provider in the IT industry.
1991: TDICI, the venture capital arm of ICICI provided funding for expansion/diversification to manufacture High Speed Dot matrix printers in collaboration with OutPut Technology Corporation (OTC) of USA.
1986: Established as Transmatic Systems Ltd (TSL) in the year 1986 by two entrepreneurs from Kerala, M R Narayanan and T Ravindran, with equity participation from Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation, and IDBI. The company was promoted to develop and manufacture professional electronic products and communication systems in the state of Kerala, India.