1907 to 1987
Creation of SAUNIER DUVAL Company by Charles Saunier and Maurice Duval.
Purchase of Control and Applications Company:
Contribute its expertise in industrial automation, instrumentation and control.
Saint Gobain acquires a stake in SAUNIER DUVAL.
The COLLETS AND BROTHERS institutions and SATEE society join SAUNIER DUVAL.
SAUNIER DUVAL splits into two companies:
– BUSINESS SAUNIER DUVAL (Lighting, Electricity).
– SAUNIER DUVAL (hot water, heating).
Integration of SAUNIER DUVAL’s compagnies in SGE (Générale des Eaux), corporate branch of Saint Gobain compagny.
1988 to 1999
Majority shareholder SGE of SAUNIER DUVAL’s companies come under the control of Général des Eaux (CGE) Compagny.
SAUNIER DUVAL continue its operations, through SAUNIER DUVAL ELECTRICITY (SDEL).
SDEL enters German market with the acquisition of Controlmatic.
SDEL is integrated in GTIE (General Works and Electrical Installations).
Générale des Eaux Compagny brings GTIE and SANTERNE to SGE and becomes “Engineering and Electrical work» SGE group.
Générale des Eaux becomes VIVENDI.
Following Vivendi’s withdrawal from its capital, SGE (Société Générale d’Entreprises) becomes VINCI.
Merger of SGE and GTM groups (Société des Grands Travaux de Marseille) to form the VINCI Group.
2003 to today
GTIE becomes VINCI Energies
SDEL Contrôle Commande becomes a SAS company (simplified joint stock company) belonging to VINCI.
Resulting from the merger of VINCI Energies and Cegelec in 2010, VINCI’s Energy business supplemented by the creation of VINCI Facilities, took the name of VINCI Energies early 2012. It gathers all together 60,000 professionals involved in the service of public authorities and enterprises to deploy, equip, operate and optimize their energy infrastructures, transportation and communication, their industrial sites and buildings. Leader in France, a major player in Europe, VINCI Energies is present worldwide.