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Brandt is a French brandname producing various home equipment, created in 1924 by Edgar Brandt as a part of Hotchkiss-Brandt. Today, the company currently is owned by Cevital.

History of BrandtEdit

  • In 1924, Brandt is established.
  • In 1966, Hotchkiss-Brandt merges with Thomson (now Thomson SA).
  • In 2000, Brandt merged with Moulinex.
  • In September 2001, Moulinex became bankrupt and its activities were taken over by Groupe SEB.
  • In 2002, Brandt was taken over by Elco Holdings, an Israeli holdings and appliance company. [1]
  • In 2005, Elco-Brandt was bought out by Fagor, becoming FagorBrandt.
  • In 2014, The Algerian conglomerate Cevital bought Brandt.

Brands of the groupEdit

  • Brandt
  • Sauter
  • De Dietrich
  • Vedette

Manufacturing facilitiesEdit

current :

  • Orléans (France) : Production of cooking appliances
  • Vendôme (France) : Production of cooking appliances and kitchen hoods
  • Sétif (Algeria) : Production of washing machines and dryers

former :

  • Lyon (France) : Production of high-end washing machines[1]
  • Aizenay (France) : Production of microwaves ovens[2]
  • La Roche sur Yon (France) : Production of high-end washing machines, high-end tumble-dryers and dishwashers[3]
  • Verolanuova (Italy) : Production of refrigerators[4][5]
  • Nevers (France) : Production of components (essentially engines)[6]
  • Lesquin (France) : Production of refrigerators, freezers and wine cellars[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lyon : Pourquoi Cenntro Motors (ex Brandt) a été un fiasco industriel". www.20minutes.fr (in French). Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  2. ^ "La reconversion réussie des anciens sites vendéens". lesechos.fr. 2016-02-09. Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  3. ^ "Aux Ajoncs, S20 Industries relève la tête". Ouest-France.fr (in French). Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  4. ^ Nouvelle, L'Usine (2012-06-01). "FagorBrandt veut vendre son site italien de Verolanuova - Electroménager". usinenouvelle.com/ (in French). Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  5. ^ S.p.A., Edizioni Brescia. "Verolanuova, di Brandt restano solo i capannoni Epilogo in tribunale". Bresciaoggi.it (in Italian). Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  6. ^ "L'usine de Nevers va être cédée". lesechos.fr. 2004-04-02. Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  7. ^ "Brandt Industries va fermer son usine de Lesquin". lesechos.fr. 2004-07-07. Retrieved 2017-06-24.