1960: Setexam was founded in Morocco and specialized in the harvesting of seaweeds destined for the export.
1968: A food grade agar-agar extraction plant with a capacity of 100 tons/year was established with the technical assistance of a Japanese partner.
1985: Creation of a seaweed collection organization by the seaweed boats on all the moroccan coast.
1988: A completely renovation and automatation of the factory for the production of bacteriological and food grade agars.
1992: Initiation of a quality policyaccording to ISO 9002.
1993: Invention of the Quick Soluble Agar.
1997: Obtaining ISO 9002 Certificate (1997-2000).
2000: Renewal ISO 9002 Certificate (2000-2003).
2001: Initiation to HACCP policy.
2002: Initiation to ISO 9001 norm (version 2000).
2003: Obtaining of AmCham certificate.
2004: Obtaining of ISO 9001 certificate (V.2000) related to Quality Managment system.
2007: Renewal of certificat ISO 9001 certificate (V.2000).
2010: Obtaining of ISO 9001 certificate (V.2008).
2014: Obtaining of ONSSA certificate ( sanitary autorisation)
2015: Renewal of ISO 9001 (V2008) certificate
2015: Obtaing of system management food security certificate ISO22000
2016: Obtaining of Halal certificate by the Moroccan Insitute of Standardisation "IMANOR"
2014: Today, Setexam produces 1200 ton of agar of different qualités