Chabanne Industry : maker of metallic wire pieces.
Antoine Chabanne launches its activity making springs for clothes pegs, ceiling suspension hooks and later, bucket handles, in a workshop located in the town of Saint-Galmier in the Loire.
Construction of the first 1,000m2 (10,800ft2) factory which is soon enlarged to 3,000m2 (32,300ft2).
Our production is focused on 3 main areas:
Punched and expanded angle irons, tile brackets, ceiling suspension hooks, profiled and expanded metal mesh, and pieces made out of metal strip,
Bucket handles and packaging items,
Formed pieces made from metal wire destined for the automobile industry, small, household-appliance production and electrical or leisure products.
The headquarters are moved to a new 5,000m2 (54,000ft2) site along with the production of metal wire or bent metal articles, the first factory being dedicated to the Construction division.
Dominique Chabanne, the son of Antoine Chabanne, the company’s creator, becomes the firm’s President.
An additional 2,000m2 (21,500ft2) of workshop and warehouse space are built for the Industry division, and are dedicated to the production of metal wire and stainless steel wire pieces.
The company equips itself with CAD.
The Construction division moves into brand new, 6,000m2 (64,500ft2) buildings.
Maxence Chabanne (Antoine’s grandson) follows on from Dominique and becomes the new head of the firm.
Who are we ?
100% French production
Chabanne Industry’s management has never succumbed to the temptation of relocating production abroad. Chabanne has always been concerned about improving its workforce’s working conditions, particularly through strong investment in continuing improvement.