History of Gazechim Group

From the beginning... until now

Plastics and composites activities

Refrigerant and Liquefied gases activities

2016

Acquisition of Cut Services

Fabric cutting solution (aeronautical, space, fashion, leather and leisure industries)

2016

Acquisition of MC Technics

Distribution of composites materials in Benelux.

www.mctechnics.com

2014

Acquisition of Assyst

Distribution of composites materials in Belgium.

www.assyst.org

2014

Acquisition of Harp (UK)

Conditionning and distribution of refrigerants in the UK, USA and Middle East.

www.harpintl.com

2013

Acquisition of Mouldlife

Distribution of composites materials (tooling, advanced, sealing & bonding, special FX & modelmaking) in the UK and the USA.

www.mouldlife.com

2013

Acquisition of Euromère

Formulation, production and distribution of polyester and vinylester specialities in Europe

www.euromere.com

2013

Acquisition of Abyla

Distribution of composites materials (tooling specialist) in France.

www.abylafrance.com

2013

Acquisition of Imatec in Italy

Manufacture and distribution of aluminium and nomex honeycomb in Europe.

www.imatec.it/

2013

Acquisition of Refrigerant Italia

Conditionning and distribution of refrigerants in Italy.

www.refrigerant.it

2012

Acquisition of the Azelis plastics business in Europe

Gazechim Plastics extends its presence to 11 European countries with the acquisition of the Azelis plastics business.

www.gazechim-plastics.fr

2009

Acquisition of the distribution branch of Owens Corning (Europe)

Development of the composites business with the acquisition of the composites distribution branch of Owens Corning. Conquest of new territories: Scandinavia, Great Britain and Romania.

www.gazechim-composites.fr

2008

Acquisition of Skolil

Distribution of composites materials in Czech Republic and Slovakia.

www.skolil.cz

2007

Acquisition of Composites Distribution

Distribution of composites materials in France (industry and aeronautics).

www.composites-distribution.com

2007

Acquisition of Polytor

Distribution of composites materials in Poland.

www.polytor.pl

2006

Acquisition of Aérochem

Manufacture, formulation and packaging of customised aerosols.

aerochem.fr

2006

Acquisition of Gaz Technologies

Design and installation of pure and special gas systems.

www.gaz-technologies.com

2005

Acquisition of Gazechim Compositi Italia (ex Eurochimica)

Creation of the Gazechim Compositi Italia network (ex Eurochimica) and extension of the composites business in Italy.

www.gazechim.it

2005

Acquisition of Lange+Ritter (Germany)

Distribution of composites materials in Germany.

www.lange-ritter.de

2002

Creation of Gazechim Composites NV

Distribution of composites materials in Benelux.

www.gazechim.be

2001

Acquisition of the refrigerant branch of Primagaz in France and Spain

Gazechim Froid becomes the exclusive distributor of Dupont de Nemours, the world-leading refrigerant company.

2001

Acquisition of Kimikal in Spain

Conditionning and distribution of refrigerants in Spain.

kimikal.es

1999

Acquisition of Resipol

Distribution of composites materials in Italy.

www.resipol.com

1999

Creation of Gazechim Composites Iberica network

European expansion of the Group. Creation of Gazechim Composites Iberica network in Spain and Portugal.

www.gazechim.es

1990

Distribution of refrigerants

Conditionning and distribution of refrigerants in France.

www.gazechim-froid.fr

1975

Distribution of plastics raw materials

Distribution of plastics raw materials in France.

www.gazechim-plastics.fr

1973

Distribution of composites raw materials

Groupe Gazechim starts the distribution of composites raw materials in France

www.gazechim-composites.fr

1967

Beginning of the export business

Start of export activity with exportation of liquefied gas and chemical products.

www.gazechim-export.fr

1965

ASF becomes Gazechim

ASF take the name of Gazechim and start the distribution of chlorine.

1937

Creation of L'Anhydride Sulfureux Français

Creation of L'Anhydride Sulfureux Français in Beziers, France by two families : Louis Grapin and Roger Rouayroux. ASF starts a distribution business of sulphur dioxide in the southern region of France.