History

1963

Charles Findeling founds a small plastic injection-moulding company in Langeais

1989

At the request of Philips, construction of the Ouest Injection factory in Dreux, France

2000

Establishment of a new factory, Amiens Injection, in the Somme département (France), and of an Elbromplast site

2011

Acquisition of the Bourbon Group

1971

Patrick Findeling joins the Group and becomes Commercial Manager in 1973

1991

Launch of the Plastivaloire Group on the stock exchange

2003

Establishment of the Cardonaplast factory in Cardona, Spain

2012

Setting up a joint venture with BIA and construction of a new chromium-plating line in Slovakia

1975

Patrick Findeling becomes Managing Director of the company

1992/1998

Acquisition of six factories in France as part of the external growth strategy

2004

Establishment of the Tunisie Plastiques Systèmes factory in Sousse, Tunisia

2013

In Langeais, setting up a Test Centre and an R&D Centre

1983

Start of the external growth strategy with the takeover of a competitor’s factory in Chinon, France

1996

First foreign factory: Fabryka Plastioków Kwidzyn in Poland, in collaboration with Philips

2009

Acquisition of four Key Plastics sites

2014

Setting up a Technical Engineering Centre in Frankfurt, Germany

1985

Patrick Findeling becomes Chairman and Managing Director

1998/1999

Establishment of a second and then a third factory in Poland

2010

Construction of a second Injection Plastiques Systèmes factory in Sousse, Tunisia