Facts and Figures
1976 : initial creation of "Materiel de Sablière Sarl" by Jean-Paul Guillaume : turning optimizing the natural resources from mineral industries to profit (Veyre-Monton - 63).
1980 : "Matériel de Sablière" expands and moves to Aubière (63).
1988 : further expansion and creation of a manufacturing and assembly workshop.
1990 : first move into export in Europe (Spain, Belgium, Italy). Creation in France of underground works activity.
1992 : "Matériel de Sablière" becomes "MS SA".
1993 : First export contract in Cairo (underground works. Cécile Boursin joins the team as a project engineer).
1994 : Beginning of important move into export market in South Korea (mineral industries).
1996 : New assembly workshop 2,200 m2. Turnkey contract for the Sydney subway. Alexandre Guillaume joins the team (laboratory & test center).
2000 : Formalization of the 3 professional domains, with the addition of by adding the "environmental" field of activity. Treatment of the polluted materials from Erika oil spill.
2002 : Contract for the world's largest STP for the boring of Moscow motorway tunnel.
2005 : Cécile Boursin and Alexandre Guillaume succeed the visionary founder of MS. MS, an independent family business becomes an "SAS" ("Société par actions simplifiée" similar to a "simplified limited liability company") with a capital of 1, 248 M€, controlled by the family holding Geode, with a capital of 4 M€.
2008 : First European branch : MS UK Ltd in England.
2010 : Construction of new premises with 1,800 m2 of office space and 5,000 m2 of manufacturing space, on the historical site of Veyre-Monton.
2011 : Winner of the regional and national prize « Entrepreneur of the year – Green Business Category » awarded by ERNST&YOUNG. The former assembly workshop in Aubière becomes a revamping centre for used STP components.
2014 : Winner of the prize for international development at the trophies of « Chênes du Centre-Est », organized by Société Générale.
2015 : Winner of The Environment Awards at the Intermat Innovation Awards 2015
2017 : Winner of The Audience Award at the Trophées des Entreprise, La Montagne.
2017 : Winner of SOLSCOPE 2017 Innovation Trophy
2017 : ISO 9001: 2015 certification obtained
|Growth of the number of employees|
|Distribution of turnover in France and Abroad in 2017|