Highlights...

Restructuring of share ownership leading up to delisting in March 2004, ending 20 years on the stock market.

History

Group development milestones
 

1986:

Creation of Groupe Legris Industries around the family company Legris (founded in 1848)

1987:

 

Acquisition of Comap (fittings and valves for heating)

1988:

 

Acquisition of Bourdon Sédème (Instrumentation)

1989:

 

Acquisition of Potain (tower cranes) and PPM (mobile cranes)

1992:

 

Automated logistics business brought together through Savoye Logistics

1995:

 

Sale of mobile crane business (PPM)

1996:

 

Launch of compressed air network Transair (Legris Division)

1997:

 

Creation of Autoline, producing fittings for automotive fluids (Legris Division)

2000:

 

Sale of instrumentation business (Bourdon Sédème)
Acquisition of Liftlux (scissor lifts) for Potain (Tower Cranes Division)

2001:

 

Sale of Tower Cranes Division (Potain) to the American group Manitowoc
Acquisition of Bell-Hermetic high pressure fittings (Legris Division)
Acquisition of warehousing software specialist 3i for Savoye

2004:

 

Restructuring of Legris Industries share ownership leading up to delisting in March 2004, ending 20 years on the stock market

2006:

 

Sale of Comap to the Dutch Allberts Industries
Acquisition of the Division Ceric

2007:

 

Acquisition of the Division Clextral (expertise in twin-screw extrusion for the food industry)

2008:

Sale of Legris to the American group Parker Hannifin (october)

2010:

Safeguard plan deployed for Keyria and creation of the Keller Division comprising German and Italian subsidiaries' heavy clay business

2011:

Savoye acquires Retrotech, a US company specializing in engineering logistics, based in Rochester (New York)

2012:

 

Clextral acquires the Chilian company Sudamerinox

 

 

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