Creation of Société de Force
et Lumière Electrique
From the outset, the "lectric light and power " company handles the full range of contemporary electrical work.
Société de Force et de Lumière lighst up the Paris Universal Exhibition.
After initially selling electrical equipment, in 1926 Clemessy pivits to industry, setting up an electric motor repair shop.
Forclum is created, unifying the activities of Société de Force et Lumière Électrique in Paris and northern France.
Increasingly focused on industry, Clemessy launches a distribution switchboard manufacturing business.
Société Norélec is established.
Établissements Clemessy also fits all systems at the Freyming coal preparation plant.
Norélec installs the first large 90 kV transformer station.
Start of the space
Clemessy deploys teams to French Guiana, helping to build facilities at the Kourou space launch area.
After initially focusing on industrial and commercial markets, Forclum expads its activities to include electric heating, HVAC, fire detection, safety and industrial automation.
Norelec carries out its first railway signalling project.
Clemessy equips the main control room at the Fessenheim nuclear power plant.
Forclum joins the Fougerolle group, specialising in construction, public works and road construction.
A major Group
One of the largest-ever emplyee buyouts is launched.
Emergence of the
Fougerolle and SAE (of which Norelec is the Electricity division) merge, giving birth to Eiffage.
Norelec merges with Forclum to form a group with more than 10,000 employees.
During the 2000's, Forclum grows through acquisitions and accelerates its devlopment in Europe. The group posts sales of €2billion and has a workforce of 17,300.
Etablissements Clemessy joins the Eiffage group's Energy division.
Forclum becomes Eiffage Énergie, the third-largest player in the French market.
Pierre Mauroy stadium
Eiffage Énergie installs the electrical systems at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille.
Expertise in plant
Clemessy Services joins Eiffage Énergie, bringing specialist expertise in shutdown works at petrochemicals facilities.
A new project
Eiffage Énergie becomes Eiffage Énergie Systèmes, integrating the full range of Eiffage's electrical engineering, industrial engineering and HVAC expertise.