A little history

In 2010, VINCI combined all its facility management and technical maintenance activities under a single brand – VINCI Facilities – to become a major player in the field of facility management in Europe.

    Within VINCI Energies, VINCI Facilities in France combines the competence of Cegelec, Faceo, Manei-Energilec and Opteor. 

     

    VINCI Energies : 200 YEARS OF EXPERTISE

    Maison Jean et Chabrié, the oldest company in what would become  VINCI Energies, wins the (candle) lighting and (wood) heating contract for the Palais Bourbon in Paris.

    1899   Creation of the company, SGE, which would subsequently become VINCI.

    1913   CGEE, the corporate ancestor of Cegelec, was set up by SGE that needed a company that was capable of installing its products and building the networks, lines, distributor gateways and power stations needed for the electrification of France.  

     

    DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNICAL MAINTENANCE IN VINCI ENERGIES’ SERVICE OFFERING

    1989    CGEE Alstom assumes the name of Cegelec following GEC (General Electric Company) taking a stake in its capital and transferring its industrial control activities. 

    1999    Opteor becomes the VINCI Energies’ technical maintenance brand in the service and manufacturing sectors and will be the vehicle for all the company’s offers in this area. 

    2000    SGE becomes VINCI    

    2001    Energilec, a technical maintenance company, becomes part of VINCI Construction France. 

    2003    Within VINCI, GTIE, which combines the group’s expertise in energy (electricity and heating) and telecommunications, takes on the name of VINCI Energies.

    2010 LAUNCH OF VINCI FACILITIES BRAND

    VINCI Facilities logo
     

    2010    With the arrival of Faceo, VINCI combines its facility management and technical maintenance activities within VINCI Energies, under the VINCI Facilities brand. A common ambition now unites Cegelec Maintenance, Faceo, Manei, Opteor tertiaire and SKE. VINCI Facilities becomes a major facility management player in Europe.

    2011    Thanks to its partnership with Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG) of Morocco, Exprom Facilities, a subsidiary of CDG Développement specialising in facility management takes the service offering to Morocco.

    2013    In the Netherlands and Belgium, Cegelec Building Solutions and Vanderlinden Groep adopt the VINCI Facilities brand.

     

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