History of Terreal
Acquisition de CREATON, acteur majeur des tuiles en terre cuite et en béton en Allemagne et en Europe de l’Est. Terreal officialise sa position de leader sur le marché de la terre cuite en Europe.
Creation of the "Demain, Tous Solaire" program.
TITAN project: modernization of PTC (Pole Tile Center) factories and reduction of 10.5% in their energy consumption, i.e. a reduction in CO2 emissions of 4500T / year.
Modernisation of the plant of La Pera (Spain): new production line of rectified bricks.
Acquisition of the PICA (Italy) brand and acquisition of 51% of GSE Intégration (France), photovoltaic and aerovoltaic specialist.
Modernisation of the plant of Lahera (France): new powder coating and new laser cutting machine.
Acquisition of Achard, specialist of roofing and Rainwater evacuation components.
New automated production line of stacking and unstacking at Castelnaudary. Modernization of UD62 accessories line at Roumazieres. Construction of a new plant in Kluang (Malaysia) for mineral flat tiles.
Modernization of Chagny : installation of a new press U52. Launch of Storelio, a photovoltaic system to store energy.
Modernisation of the plant in Castiglione Fiorentino (Italy, tiles and bricks) and start of modernisation work at Revel (France, façades)
Partnership with IKO in France (sarking – external thermal roof insulation).
Partnership with GEBRIK in Belgium (external thermal wall insulation).
Launch of roof membranes in France (ESTERRE brand). Sales offices established in Brazil.
Establishment of Terreal Solaire.
Construction of a new unit for new-generation structural bricks (thermal performance bricks) in Colomiers.
Partnership with Soladrilho in Portugal (façades).
Joint venture in Indonesia (roof tiles)
Construction of a second tile plant at Chagny to double production capacity. Modernisation of the plants at Bavent (plain tiles) and Rieussequel (exposed brick).
Construction of a new tile unit at Kluang, Malaysia.
Acquisition of Lahera (France, roofing components and chimney stacks).
The company leaves Saint-Gobain to become the Terreal Group. In the same year, we established sales offices in China.
Saint-Gobain Terreal formed from the merger of the three companies. Acquisition of US firm Ludowici. Sales offices established in UK.
Hervé Gastinel launches Project Terreal to develop the tile and brick businesses.