Valco group

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Founded in 1949 and based in Ruffec (South West of France), Valco Group France (VGF), owner of the brands SNRI, VVS and Malbranque, and counts 240 employees. It has a worldwide leadership in the cryogenic valves field dedicated to the liquefied gas industry as well as an industrial expertise recognized in the nuclear field with a wide base installed.

Guichon valve became a member of Valco group

An agreement was signed in 2015 between the two French groups of valves allowing Guichon and its Asian subsidiaries to join the Valco group.

Stéphane Galichet Guichon Valves Valco Group “The complementarities in the products and in the international implantation will enable this new group to become a major actor worldwide in the special and technical valves as well as on critical industrial processes” says Stéphane Galichet, CEO of Valco Group France, “Guichon is an almost centenary company which has specialized in top of the range, tailor-made and multi-technologies valves. We were seduced by its know-how and its strong export positions with the leaders of each sector f activity it addresses. Guichon products will be able to complete our offer in France, but also in the recently opened subsidiaries or joint ventures (South Africa, Australia, United Arab Emirates and Algeria).”

Guichon Valves ValcoGuichon consolidates the portfolio of brands already produced and marketed by the Valco group: Malbranque, SNRI, and VVS.

Logo marque Malbranque Valco Group Guichon Valves Logo marque SNRI Valco Group Guichon Valves Logo marque VVS Valco Group Guichon Valves

The Group’s business lines

Oil, gas and ptrochemical Marine – LNG
Pétrole gaz pétrochimie Valco Group Guichon Marine Valco Group Guichon Valves
Power: thermal and nuclear Maintenance and servicing
Energie thermique et nucléaire Valco Group Guichon Valves Maintenance SAV Valco Group Guichon Valves