Zeton has delivered over 1000 projects to clients located in more than 45 countries. With offices located in Burlington and Oakville (Ontario, Canada) and Enschede (The Netherlands), we’re able to deliver projects anywhere. Altogether we have over 350 employees, and we offer a full suite of engineering, design, and fabrication services.
Since founding in 1986 Zeton has grown to become the world’s leading designer and builder of lab scale systems, pilot plants, demonstration plants and modular systems.
UNIQUE SOLUTIONS FOR
Our unique solutions, innovations and unparalleled expertise in scale-up process allow our customers to gain advantage, shortening the path to process technology commercialization and time to market.
From start to finish, Zeton can design, build and deliver your entire project – there’s no need to manage multiple project partners. Zeton’s streamlined project organization and single point of contact communication ensures customers are delivered completed projects with easy connection and clearly defined expectations, accountability and deadlines. Project overrun cost risks are easily mitigated with our innovative fixed-price design-build approach.
Serving process industries worldwide, our engineering capabilities include multi-disciplined process, project, mechanical, control and electrical engineers and we offer full 2D and 3D drafting and CAD capability support:
We are committed to understanding each customer’s unique needs and strive to deliver products that exceed expectations. Customers who work with Zeton benefit from opportunities for flexibility and growth with our design-build approach and ability to execute modular plant projects across even the most challenging process development niches.
Zeton’s range of customers can feel confidence in our strength and depth of experience; operating from Burlington, Ontario, Canada and Enschede, The Netherlands, Zeton has successfully completed over 800 projects in 45 countries across six continents.
Zeton was founded in Burlington, Ontario, Canada in 1986 with seven employees: David Beckman, Chris Brown, Paul Gailey, John Grieve, Sean Murray, Brendan McDonald and Nam Nguyen. Over the next 30 years Zeton would expand its operations, team of experts and customer base to become widely recognized as the world’s leading designer and builder of innovative pilot plants and authority in process scale up.
Founded in Burlington, Ontario with seven employees – David Beckman, Chris Brown, Paul Gailey, John Grieve, Sean Murray, Brendan McDonald and Nam Nguyen.
Through continued expansion of our customer base, Zeton’s staff grew to approximately 25 people.
Zeton International, the Canadian parent company, acquired Zeton B.V.* in Hengelo, The Netherlands, and became widely recognized as the world’s leading designer and builder of innovative pilot and demonstration scale plants.
Zeton Inc. is recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Private Companies, for three consecutive years running.
Zeton B.V. purchased land and built a new Dutch operating facility in Enschede, The Netherlands, its previous home.
Construction began on a new operating facility for Zeton Inc. at the head office location in Burlington, Ontario. This new, integrated, design-build facility officially came online in late Spring 2002.
Expanded the Burlington facility to double the available high bay manufacturing space at the Canadian head office.
Having outgrown its previous home, Zeton B.V. began construction on a larger, state-of-the-art integrated design-build facility in Enschede. This facility came online in January 2010.
Zeton opens new building – Marssteden 206.
Zeton marks its 25th anniversary, thanking its employees, customers and suppliers for their contributions to the company’s growth and success.
Zeton B.V. completes a facility expansion in Enschede on a fast-track schedule, increasing construction, machining and storage capabilities by 40 per cent. Zeton Inc. wins a prestigious international design award from Bentley Systems for Innovation in Process Manufacturing.
Zeton marks its 30th anniversary year in Canada and The Netherlands, and begins construction on a large overflow manufacturing facility for Zeton Inc. in Oakville, Ontario, 4 km from the Burlington head office. This new, integrated design-build facility came online in early 2017.
Zeton purchases Chemical Design, Inc. (CDI) of Lockport, NY, a company specializing in innovative techniques for separation and purification applications.
Zeton B.V. closes the acquisition of Marssteden 210 (far left in photo), and completes construction of a new high bay (under construction in photo) at Marssteden 206.
Zeton marks its 35th anniversary in Canada and the Netherlands. In recent years Zeton has celebrated many milestones including the delivery of the largest and heaviest modules built in its history, the delivery of several continuous pharmaceutical flow chemistry plants, and the award of the contract for a 10 million gallon per year sustainable aviation fuel production plant, the largest project in the company’s history to date. Zeton sincerely thanks its employees, customers and suppliers for making these, and many other achievements, possible.
On September 29, 2022, Zeton celebrated the grand opening of the next phase of the building expansion at its Michigan Drive, Oakville facility, which is large enough to accommodate Zeton Canada’s entire operations. As Zeton Inc. in Canada had operated in Burlington since its founding in 1986, the move to Oakville is truly a landmark in the Company’s history! With over 77,000 square feet, the building was constructed with three high bays that can accommodate skids up to 48 feet in height, three low bays, and a bay designed specifically for the fabrication of sanitary systems for the food, biotech and pharma industries and electronic chemical systems for the semiconductor industry. The facility is designed in such a way that it can be expanded again in the future to accommodate additional staff and project workload.
Achieving milestones including prestigious international design awards for Innovation in Process Manufacturing, and recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Private Companies, Zeton attributes its success to its people and their expertise and commitment to customers and innovative projects. Today Zeton operates from state-of-the-art integrated design-build facilities in Canada and the Netherlands and remains an employee-owned company boasting extraordinary staff loyalty and retention, and the invaluable trust of customers across the globe. Bring your process technology to market faster, with less risk and lower cost. For pilot and demonstration plants, lab scale systems and modular production plant projects – realize the future, connect with Zeton.
PROUD OF THE COMPANY WE KEEP
We’ve had the opportunity to deliver successful projects to many of the world leaders in their field. Working closely with our technology alliance partners during the design and fabrication stages of our projects, and drawing on our proven supplier network, we combine our in-house expertise, knowledge and streamlined project methodology with the best technology from our alliance partners to meet or exceed your project goals.
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