Creation of SARL Gonzales Frères by founder André Gonzales.
First building, with a floor area of 200 m2.
Expansion of the company at a 4000 m2 site in Estrablin (Isère, France), with the first investments in numerically controlled milling and turning machines.
Incorporation of highly technical welding capabilities, with the acquisition of a subsidiary from Pomagalski. Creation of Gonzales CMA (Construction Mécanique d’Allonzier).
The two subsidiaries are brought together with the creation of the Gonzales Group holding company.
Creation of the Group’s Romanian subsidiary at a greenfield site. Gonzales Mecanica de Precizie was founded with a view to establishing machining and industrial equipment integration capabilities in Eastern Europe.
SEVMHY, a company located in Toussieu (Rhône, France) and possessing great expertise in hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and automation processes, is bought out by and integrated into the Gonzales Group.
Creation of EMP5 in Saint-Étienne (Loire, France). The Gonzales Group now possesses premises offering a lift height of 12-24 metres and a lifting capacity of 30 tonnes.
Management of the Group passed on to the second generation. It remains a family-owned business. Damien Gonzales becomes Chairman of the Group.
Acquisition of ENERGOM, a second Romanian subsidiary. The Group’s capabilities in Romania are reinforced with the incorporation of panel building and industrial sheet metal activities, and expertise in electrical integration and automation.
Creation of Gonzales Vietnam. Launch of sourcing activities in Vietnam in 2015, followed by the purchase of a building and deployment of production and industrial equipment integration capabilities in 2018.