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The history of the Fayat Group, its evolution, and its ambitions from 1957 to today. A family-owned and independent company that reinvents itself every day.

2021 FES_NXO_2021_Data center
NXO takeover
Fayat develops its technological expertise and positions itself as a major player in the support of its customers in their transformation linked to the rise of digital technology, connected objects and the internet.
2021 2021_fondation_clément_fayat
Creation of the Clément Fayat Foundation
Recognized as a public utility foundation, the Clément Fayat Foundation is a shareholder foundation that contributes to the sustainability of the Group and the preservation of its independence.
2021 FayatRoadEquipment_DULEVO_2021_D6
Dulevo takeover
Fayat expands its range of mechanical and electric road sweepers to address all market and customer needs. Fayat Environmental Solutions becomes one of the world leader in sweeping solutions.
2019 fayat-group-soutien-accelaration-startups-2019
Creation of Fayat Acceleration Startups
The FAYAT group created in 2019 a dedicated investment structure to meet the equity and quasi-equity needs of innovative startups related to the main activities of the group. Fayat Acceleration Startups aims to support the development of startups by meeting their financial needs (acquisition of minority stakes in capital) and by offering to make available the
business expertise of its divisions to accelerate the growth of accompanied startups.
2017 60 ans FAYAT 2017
The Fayat Group's 60th anniversary
The Fayat Group celebrates its 60th anniversary at Château La Dominique.
2017 DYNAPAC_2017_SD2500CS-PROTAC-SprayPave
Dynapac takeover
Fayat strengthened its strategic position on the road equipment market and extended its presence in 170 countries.
2013 BOMAG_2013_BW_212_Demo in Brazil 2015
Development in emerging countries
After the creation of a Bomag subsidiary in Brazil, the Group took over a road equipment plant there from Terex, before adding a production line in the US. This saw the Group set out its development strategy in high-potential emerging countries.
2011 PPP_SEG_2011_Matmut_Atlantique
Public-private partnership turning point
Fayat wins the Public-Private Partnership contract with Vinci Concessions for building the new stadium in Bordeaux (South-West France).
2010 Chateau_Fayat_2009_Pomerol
Château Fayat is born
Château Fayat in Libourne (Bordeaux, South-West France) becomes the benchmark of Vignobles Clément Fayat on the Pomerol appellation.
2010 CARIMed_2010_EuromedCenter2_Marseille
Fostering Building
Based in Carros (near Nice, South-East France), Cari joins the Group and breathes new life into the Building activity.
2008 FayatTravauxPublics-RAZEL_Barrage_Zambie_Kariba
A footstep in Africa
The civil engineering trades activity picks up fresh business with the arrival of Razel, very active in Africa.
2004 Road_Equipment-BOMAG-wanlo-strabag
New takeover abroad
The road equipment division rounds off its range and extends its outreach abroad by taking over the world's compacting leader, Bomag, in Germany, owner of plants in USA and China.
2002 BEC_2002_La_CRAU_tire
Breakthrough in civil works
Bec Frères in Montpellier (South France) bolsters the Group's earthworks and civil engineering strands. Three general construction subsidiaries of Bec Frères also join the Group.
1994 1994_GENEST
Ongoing diversification
With the acquisition of the Genest group in Viry-Châtillon (North-Central France), Fayat doubles its workforce and turnover. It takes on new activities: industrial electricity and special foundations.
1988 1988-MARINI
MARINI takeover
MARINI, established in Alfonsine in 1899, is a world leader in the production of asphalt plants.
1987 1987-ERMONT
ERMONT takeover
ERMONT joins FAYAT Group and becomes a part of what is now called the Road building division.
1985 MARINI_1985_M51_E130_Malaisie
Debut in industrial equipment
The Group takes over several companies one after another in handling and lifting equipment as well as road building equipment: ADC (Atelier De la Chaînette) in Parthenay (West France), Ermont in Lorette (South-East France) and Marini in Italy.
1977 1977_Castel_et_Fromaget_Fleurance_Gers
Venture into steel construction
Steel construction becomes part of the Fayat Group's business with the buy-out of Castel et Fromaget in Fleurance (South-West France). The group acquires 10 other steel companies within the following years.
1969 1969_Clement_Fayat_vignobles
First steps in industry and vineyards
Fayat acquired its first compressed-air tank production plant: Le Réservoir in Montluçon (Allier). Clément Fayat also became owner of Château La Dominique, a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé.
1962 1962_SNT
Emblematic contracts
At the head of SNT, Clément Fayat made his name in the Bordeaux business world, thanks to a major contract for the new Bassens factory and a share of the Bordeaux municipal water treatment market.
1957 1957_histoire
Creation of the Fayat group
Clément Fayat founds his first civil engineering company in Libourne near Bordeaux (South-West France) when we was just 25 years old.