Creation of VIOLLET INDUSTRIES by Francis VIOLLET. Manufacturing of hog troughs and farming equipment.
Francis VIOLLET gives in the company to his son Michel. During this period of time, VIOLLET INDUSTRIES, with the architect Paccard, realizes many metallic constructions for the king of Morocco, especially sliding metallic structures for Mosque roofs.
The company also makes the dike for Saint-Jorioz's harbour, the avalanche barriers for Avoriaz's ski station, and the metallic hull of the most famous boat in the Annecy lake: the "Libellule".
Takeover of VIOLLET INDUSTRIES by the CHAMPRENAUT Group.
André CHAMPRENAUT specializes the company in the manufacturing of metallic handling means, in particular for the automotive industry.
Moving from Meythet to the current plant at Alby-sur-Chéran.
1998 to 2002
Period of big investments to increase the mass production potential: CNC saws, CNC bending machines, welding robots.
The company's aims moves towards low and middle volume productions, mainly for the capital goods field.
Creation of POLIPROD with the name "COMPANY OF LOCAL INDUSTRY".
The Romanian company changes its name to POLIPROD.
1972 to 1983
Building of the current plant, Strada Fabricii.
Change of legal status. POLIPROD becomes a commercial company with shares, with an entirely private capital. New company name: S.C. POLIPROD S.A.
POLIPROD becomes a subsidiary of the CHAMPRENAUT Group, a French industrial group.