2016

September 26, 2016

PRECO Electronics Introduces Breakthrough Object Detection Technology: PreView Sentry

2016

September 21, 2016

PreView Side Defender is released.

2015

February 26, 2015
PreView Wireless Released

2014

September 26, 2014
PreView Wireless installed on beta sites

2012

September 26, 2012
PreView Side Object Detection (SOD) released

2012

August 26, 2012
PreView Plus camera/monitor system released. Allows for direct connection to monitor and PreView sensor for visual/radar integration

2010

August 26, 2010
Dual Antenna product, WorkSight® and WorkZone PreView® released to provide single sensor option.

2009

August 26, 2009
VideoLink developed and released to integrate passive vision and active radar technology for single point of focus

2009

August 25, 2009
Eaton sells their Vorad and Wingman system to Bendix. PreView SOD now private labeled as Bendix Blind Spotter.

2008

August 25, 2008
Xtreme PreView product released for use in mining and construction industries

2006

August 25, 2006
PreView High Resolution released—first ultra wide band for closer resolution

2005

August 25, 2005
PreView Dual Waste system released

2004

August 25, 2004
Preco patents PreView® Safety Alert System (SAS).

2003

August 25, 2003
Developed first side object detection product and sold under private label as part of Eaton Corporation’s Vorad system, called ‘Wingman’.

2003

August 25, 2003
Standard PreView® released

2002

August 25, 2002
Heavy Duty PreView® for mining and construction industries released

2001

August 25, 2001
Developed PreCise CVE/Telematic system for commercial vehicles

2001

April 13, 2001
Entered into Commercial Vehicle Electronics (CVE) and wireless job tracking market

2000

April 13, 2000
Preco patents Pulsed Radar Technology in the areas of Rec. signal processing — Antenna implementation

2000

March 13, 2000
Preco Electronics division is incorporated, becoming Preco Electronics, Inc.

1999

December 13, 1999
Designed, Patented 1st SAE Compliant Object Detection System

1999

November 13, 1999
PreView® product family is born

1996

August 11, 1996
Preco initiates design for object detection systems. After exhaustive research on Ultrasonic, Infrared, laser, and FMCW/Doppler technologies, Pulsed Radar Technology chosen most viable option for extreme environments

1995

May 9, 1995
Preco’s manufacturing plant becames ISO-9001 Quality Management System Certified

1993

March 11, 1993
Developed first electronic digital dashboard LCD display for Kenworth Trucks

1990

January 5, 1990
Mark Peterson, son of Edwin Peterson, becomes owner of Preco, Inc.

1988

January 5, 1988
Preco New Products established by Edwin Peterson to conduct special research and development projects

1987

June 5, 1987
Opened dedicated manufacturing plant to serve off-road markets

1979

June 5, 1979
Preco, Inc. begins working with International Trucks and Volvo.

1978

June 5, 1978
Preco, Inc. begins working with Paccar

1977

June 5, 1977
Preco, Inc. begins working with Freightliner

1976

June 5, 1976
Preco, Inc. begins working with Komatsu.

1975

September 5, 1975
Preco, Inc. begins working with Case New Holland (CNH).

1975

August 5, 1975
Preco, Inc. becomes first CAT Certified electronics supplier.

1975

July 5, 1975

Preco, Inc. begins working with John Deere.

1967

July 5, 1967

Designed and patented first Electronic Reverse Alarm.

1966

July 5, 1966

Morrison Knudson first company to endorse the backup alarms

1963

July 4, 1963

New division is formed: Preco Electronics

1962

July 3, 1962

Developed and installed first electronic reverse alarm on a Morrison Knudson truck.

1953

July 2, 1953

Preco incorporates, becoming Preco, Inc.

1947

July 23, 1947

Peterson Rebuild and Exchange Company (Preco) founded