History of Gazechim Group

From the beginning... until now

2021

COMPOSITES

Merger of Composites Distribution and Abyla

composites-distribution.com

2020

PLASTICS

Snector supports the growth of the Plastics business

GAZ

ACQUISITION OF THE GALAXAIR COMPANY

Supplier of secure solutions in refrigerants.

galaxair.com

2019

COMPOSITES
hacotech

Acquisition of the company Hacotech

Distribution of composite materials in Germany.

hacotech.com

2018

COMPOSITES
uneco

Acquisition of the company Uneco

Distribution of composite materials in Spain.

uneco.es

2016

COMPOSITES
hexcut services

Acquisition of Cut Services

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

hexcutservices.com
FROID
multigas

Acquisition of the company Multigas

High purity ammonia conditioning & distribution of propane and specialty gases

multigas.ch
COMPOSITES
mctechnics

Acquisition of MC Technics

Distribution of composites materials in Benelux.

mctechnics.com

2014

COMPOSITES
assyst

Acquisition of Assyst

Distribution of composites materials in Belgium.

artsuppliesonweb.com
FROID

Acquisition of Harp (UK)

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

harpintl.com

2013

COMPOSITES
mouldlife

Acquisition of Mouldlife

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

mouldlife.com
FROID
refrigerant-italia

Acquisition of Refrigerant Italia

Conditionning and distribution of refrigerants in Italy.

refrigerant.it
COMPOSITES
euromere

Acquisition of Euromere

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

euromere.com
COMPOSITES
abyla france

Acquisition of Abyla

Distribution of composites materials (tooling specialist) in France.

abylafrance.com
COMPOSITES
imatec

Acquisition of Imatec in Italy

Manufacture and distribution of aluminium and nomex honeycomb in Europe.

imatec.it

2012

PLASTICS

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.

gazechim-plastics.fr

2009

COMPOSITES
gazechim-composites-fr

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.

gazechim-composites.fr

2008

COMPOSITES
skolil

Acquisition of Skolil

Distribution of composites materials in Czech Republic and Slovakia.

skolil.cz

2007

COMPOSITES
composites-distribution

Acquisition of Composites Distribution

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

composites-distribution.com
COMPOSITES
polytor

Acquisition of Polytor

Distribution of composites materials in Poland.

polytor.pl

2006

GAZ

Acquisition of Aérochem

Manufacture, formulation and packaging of customised aerosols.

aerochem.fr
FROID
gaz-technologies

Acquisition of Gaz Technologies

Design and installation of pure and special gas systems.

gaz-technologies.com

2005

COMPOSITES

Acquisition of Gazechim Compositi Italia (ex Eurochimica)

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

gazechim.it
FROID
lang ritter

Acquisition of Lange+Ritter (Germany)

Distribution of composites materials in Germany.

lange-ritter.de

2002

COMPOSITES

Creation of Gazechim Composites NV

Distribution of composites materials in Benelux.

Gazechim NV

2001

FROID
gazechim-froid

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.

gazechim-froid.fr
GAZ

Acquisition of Kimikal in Spain

Conditionning and distribution of refrigerants in Spain.

kimikal.es

1999

COMPOSITES
resipol

Acquisition of Resipol

Distribution of composites materials in Italy.

resipol.com
COMPOSITES
gazechim composites iberica

Creation of Gazechim Composites Iberica network

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

gazechim.es

1990

FROID
gazechim-froid

Distribution of refrigerants

Conditionning and distribution of refrigerants in France.

gazechim-froid.fr

1975

PLASTICS
gazechim plastics france

Distribution of plastics raw materials

Distribution of plastics raw materials in France.

gazechim-plastics.fr

1973

COMPOSITES
gazechim-composites-fr

Distribution of composites raw materials

Groupe Gazechim starts the distribution of composites raw materials in France

gazechim-composites.fr

1967

GAZ
gazechim-export

Beginning of the export business

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

gazechim-export.fr

1965

FROID

ASF becomes Gazechim

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

1937

FROID
historique

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.