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History of the Eurofeu Group

2015
1972

Foundation

Nicole and Michel Lahouati founded Eurofeu, a company trading in fire equipment. The company initially operated from their home in La Motte in Le Mesnil-Thomas – premises covering only 150 m².

 

1976

Development

Eurofeu became Eurofeu SAS, taking on bigger premises (covering 400 m²), still in Le Mesnil-Thomas.

The Eurosignal brand was created (manufacture of fire safety notices and plans).

1981

Own production unit

The company's first extinguisher was manufactured in 1981 in Le Mesnil-Thomas, at a new workshop covering 1,500 m².

The Eurofeu group thus developed the manufacture of its own ranges of extinguishers of all types and capacities.

1982

New permises

Eurofeu SAS invested in new premises in La Framboisière. The production unit covered 3,200 m².

 

1983

A commitment to quality

The company obtained RAQ-3 (Quality Assurance Rules) certification.

1986

New distribution channel

 

Creation of a network dedicated to very small businesses. 

1990

Enhanced offering

Development of new product ranges and marketing of services.

1995

Control over the manufacturing process

Eurofeu acquired its supplier of deep-drawn parts for its fire extinguishers, Chevalier Bertrand.

The premises were also extended, providing an area of 4,500m² for the company.

1996

A commitment to quality

The company obtained ISO 9001 certification for the production unit. This superseded the RAQ-3 certification.

1998

New department

Eurofeu created its own Training department to meet the increasing demand for training in the areas of fire, evacuation, occupational safety, chemical hazards, etc.

1999

First mobile fire training unit

The department developed a mobile training unit (38-tonne truck) in collaboration with its service provider, TIB, with the aim of expanding the training services it offered.

2003

New permises

The production plant and head office moved to a new location at the Site Industriel de la Forêt covering 7.86 hectares. The site has 21,500 m² of production plant and warehouses and 1,600 m² of offices.

2007

Strategic shift

 

A shift in direction for the group with the merger of several regional entities and the creation of Eurofeu Services, a network dedicated to the direct sale of fire safety products and services nationally.

2011

Innovation awards

First and only company on the market to receive a distinction at a trade show. Find out more about our awards

2012

Innovation | a product unique on the french market

First range of extinguishers with eco-friendly (100% biodegradable and bioremedial) additive – the only manufacturer of such a product on the French market. This innovation brought Eurofeu a second award.

ISO 9001 certification for Eurofeu Services.

2013

A commitment to the environment

Satisfactory completion of the first stage of obtaining the ISO 14001 standard.

2014

Socially responsible innovation

The training department designed a range of mobile fire training tools accessible to everyone (persons with reduced mobility and wheelchair users) enabling trainees to respond to an incident in the workplace or at home, in a real environment at the start of a fire. This development was rewarded with the special award at the Expoprotection 2014 Innovation Trophies.

2014

Getting Label "Origine France Garantie"

First french fire extinguisher manufacturer getting label "ORIGINE FRANCE GARANTIE"

 

2015

Internationally unique innovation

First range of stored-pressure extinguishers with an external additive container – a technical innovation unique on the international market. Received the EXPOPROTECTION 2014 trophies.

 

2017

Second stage for the ISO 14001 Standard

Satisfactory completion of the second stage of obtaining the ISO 14001 standard.

2018

LRS becames Eurofeu Sécurité

Le Réseau Sécurité becames Eurofeu Sécurité

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