Our Company

Founded in 1849, the company begins as a foundry and mechanical construction plant for the sugar industry and develops the manufacture of copper pipes. It began valves production in 1920 to meet the needs of sugar factories.

Today, the company is known as PVI (Picardie Valves Industries) and has been manufacturing for over 90 years a wide range of high quality, high performance industrial valves including butterfly valves, ball valves, control valves and pressure relief valves. Our industrial valves SAPAG and GACHOT are dedicated to various types of industries, including fire protection, water treatment works, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, oil and gas, offshore, chemical process, energy production, shipbuilding, desalination plants, food and beverage, paper mills, sugar factories, dry bulk transport, mines, cement plants and general industries. We currently export more than 50% of our production on 5 continents.

Activities

  • Building
  • The environment
  • Oil and gas
  • Chemical and petrochemical industry
  • The energy
  • Shipbuilding
  • Fire protection
  • Drinking water system
  • The agri-food industry
  • The Paper Industry
  • The sugar industry
  • Automobile industry

International presence

We are present internationally in more than 30 countries around the world.

Company history

Since its creation in 1849, the company has undergone many evolutions and is now known as PVI (Picardie Valves Industries) belonging to the ALTIFORT group.

List of names previously carried by the company:

  • -BASSET ET C°
  • -BEDU-GONDRY
  • -GUENIN
  • -ATELIERS DE SAINT SULPICE
  • -CO-GERO
  • -COMAP
  • -PONT A MOUSSON
  • -GRI-SAPAG
  • -ALSTOM FLUID SAPAG
  • -GRISS SAPAG
  • -TYCO FLOW CONTROL
  • -PENTAIR VALVES AND CONTROL
  • -PVI

The company now employs more than 110 people to manage all of the industrial valves: shot blasting, painting, machining, welding, assembly, packaging…

Certifications

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