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HISTORY

1937

Creation of the private company Pierre GREHAL.

1950

Introduction of the famous EDMA® nibbler shears available in 6 specific models.

1953

EDMA® becomes a registered trade mark.

1984

Roger MALAGNOUX, Mr Pierre GREHAL’s son-in-law, takes the leadership of the firm. He owns many French and international patents.

1993

“Silver Key” award for the export activity, by OUTILEX, former export association of SIO (Industry and Tool manufacture Syndicate).

1994

“Mercury” award for the export activity, by the Chamber of Commerce of Yvelines-Val d’Oise.

1995

Michel MARCON, Mr Pierre GREHAL’s last son-in-law, managing director since 1977, takes the leadership of the company.

1996

INPI award for regional innovation at QUOJEM trade fair for a unique rack expension tool : ULTRA FIX.

2002

New environmently-friendly packaging for the tools : “PACK ECO”. Translated into 9 languages, with 6 colors referring to each range of tools, and the use of pictograms.
Ets P. GREHAL is awarded TÜV ISO 9002 quality certificate.

2004

Certification TÜV ISO 9001 (vs 2000).
DMA® becomes an international trade mark.
Patent registration for the GT handles (EDMA design, 2 colors and 2 materials).

2005

The EDMA® brand becomes EDMA SAS a subsidiary of Pierre Grehal.

2006

Creation of EDMA S.A.S., subsidiary of Pierre GREHAL company, located on a 3.300 m² site in St Raphaël (83 – FRANCE).
EDMA S.A.S. new structure is certified TÜV ISO 9001 (vs 2000).

2007

INPI award for innovation, Area Ile de France.
Renewal of our Quality TÜV certification ISO 9001 (vs 2000).
Michel MARCON, president of the group, is elected chairman of the French Tool Manufacturing Industry Association (S.I.O.), which is associated with the Mechanic Industry Federation (F.I.M.).)

2010

Creation of naming « SUPERPROSERIE » for professional builders.
Creation of new ergonomic handle.

2012

75 years of activity.
Transfer of our plant from St-Brice (95) to Baillet en France (95). New plant of 4.200 m² located in an industrial park.

2013

Sébastien NEGRE, financial director, succeeds Michel MARCON for the group management.

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Warranties & Services

Tous nos outils sont garantis 2 ans. EDMA conçoit et fabrique ses outils en France. Nos services des ventes et logistiques permettent de traiter et d’expédier votre commande sous 48H.

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