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History of a developmentPierre Riou,Founder & Chairman RIOU Glass                                for glass1979            ...
Glass, a « multi-function » material !The large and complete range of glass products developed by RIOU Glass answers to th...
Glass, a « multi-application » material !From residential to commercial building, from renovation to new construction, fro...
About usThe group RIOU Glass, founded and chaired by Pierre RIOU, is an independent family-runcompany, whose job for 30 ye...
RIOU Glass (HQ)5 Chemin des AllaisF-27350 CAUVERVILLE-EN-ROUMOISTel +33 (0)2 32 57 73 25Fax +33 (0)2 32 41 11 28STV5 Chemi...
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  1. 1. History of a developmentPierre Riou,Founder & Chairman RIOU Glass for glass1979 2006Creation of the RIOU company in PONT-AUDEMER (Upper Acquisition of 2 factories to the British glass manufacturer Pilkington:Normandy, France) by Pierre and Christiane RIOU. Activities: painting, • LES HERBIERS (Pays-de-la-Loire, France), renamed VIV (Vitragesinsulation, installation of secondary glazings & double-glazing. Isolants Vendéens), specialised in the manufacturing of insulating glass with the TPS warm-edge technology.1983Creation of VIP RIOU in BEUZEVILLE (Upper Normandy, France), • VENDIN-LE-VIEIL (Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France), renamed VINa manufacturing unit of double-glazing in a 500 sqm workshop, with an (Vitrages Isolants du Nord). Manufacture of insulating glass andassembly line designed and produced by Pierre RIOU. replacement insulating glass.Development of a roller press for insulating glass assembly. 20071988 Creation of the logistics company STV (Société de Transports Verriers)VIP RIOU becomes VIP (Vitrages Isolants de Pont-Audemer) and moves which aims at the internal transport of the whole production of theto BOULLEVILLE (Upper Normandy, France) in a brand new workshop group. STV is also open to all public transport and charter.of 1,000 sqm.Management Award given to Pierre RIOU by the Chambers of Trade Creation of GIF (Glass Ile-de-France) in LE BLANC-MESNILof Eure, Calvados and Seine-Maritime. (Ile-de-France, France), which is a distribution and trading companyPresentation at the International Exhibition GLASSTEC in dedicated to the Parisian market.DÜSSELDORF (Germany) of the RIOU horizontal press. Filing ofpatents. 2008 Pierre RIOU receives the insignia of Chevalier de l’Ordre National du1989 Mérite (National Order of Merit) by the French Minister of Defence.Creation of VIC (Vitrages Isolants du Cotentin) in SAINT-LÔ (LowerNormandy, France), a glass processing unit in a workshop of 1,500 sqm. 20091990 Acquisition of V2S (Vitrages de Sécurité du Sud) in NARBONNEThe European Patent Office at THE HAGUE (Netherlands) awarded (Languedoc-Roussillon, France), specialised in the production ofPierre RIOU as inventor, a patent for a process and a machine. laminated glass for the protection of property and persons, as well as laminated glass for decorative and architectural applications.1992The American trophy "The Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks" Acquisition of Pilkington France, a company with 4 glass processing plantsawarded to Pierre RIOU. (300 people): • GAILLEFONTAINE (Upper Normandy, France), renamed LVI1993 (Le Vitrage Isolant): production of insulating glass, glazing withAcquisition in LOUDEAC (Brittany, France) of a glass processing unit, integrated blind, structural glass and replacement insulating glass.renamed VIB (Vitrages Isolants de Bretagne). • LANVOLLON (Brittany, France), renamed VICA (Vitrages Isolants des1999 Côtes d’Armor): manufacture of insulating glass and replacementCreation of the company RIOU GESTION, holding focused on providing insulating glass.essentially administrative and sales services to its subsidiaries. • MARMANDE (Aquitaine, France), renamed VERAQUI (Verres d’Aquitaine): production of insulating glass, insulating, glazing with2000 integrated blind, structural glass and replacement insulating glass.Trademarking "PIERRE ET CRISTAL" at I.N.P.I., whose activities are themanufacturing of glass fusing & thermoformed decorative objects. • PARNE-SUR-ROC (Pays-de-la-Loire, France), renamed VIO (Vitrages Isolants de l’Ouest): manufacture of insulating glass and structural glass.2002Extension of VIP premises from 4,700 sqm to 11,000 sqm, with the 2010acquisition of an automatic assembly line for insulating glass, an Acquisition in SAINTE-HELENE-DU-LAC (Rhône-Alpes, France) of aautomatic glass cutting production line and a tempering furnace for glass processing unit, renamed AVS (Alliance du Verre de Savoie).toughened glass and toughened curved glass.This company manufactures insulating glass, toughened glass, enamelled Acquisition of SOREMIR (Société Réunionnaise de Miroiterie), a glassglass, silk-screened glass, curved glass, processed glass, sand-blasted glass, processing company historically based in Réunion Island and sellingdecorative and thermoformed glass. glass products throughout the Indian Ocean area (Mauritius, Madagascar, Mayotte...).2005 SOREMIR is composed of 4 units: SOREMIR in SAINT-DENIS (Réunion),Acquisition in MONTADY (Languedoc-Roussillon, France) of a glass SOREMIR in SAINT-PAUL (Réunion), SOFAVI in SAINT-PIERREprocessing unit, renamed SLPV (Société Languedocienne des Produits (Réunion) & IF GLASS (Mauritius).Verriers).This company manufactures insulating glass, structural glass andprocessed glass.
  2. 2. Glass, a « multi-function » material !The large and complete range of glass products developed by RIOU Glass answers to the features thatowners and architects expect from a contemporary product. From simple material, glass is now a serviceprovider, making buildings smarter. Thermal & noise insulation Thermal insulation Soundproofing to protect without changing your for comfort in winter! against noise! old window frame!COMFORT Summer comfort or all seasons Solar control & privacy comfort by choosing the right Make your life easier & safer protection by opting for solar control solution! with self-cleaning solutions! integrated blind! Protection of Protection of persons Passive protection!SECURITY persons & properties! & properties against fire!ARCHITECTURAL Clear out structures and opt for all Unleash your creativity! Put colour in your projects! glass dressing with structural glazing!
  3. 3. Glass, a « multi-application » material !From residential to commercial building, from renovation to new construction, from furnitureto automotive, glass has now become the essential material thanks to its functions and itsvarious aspects.• Windows• Doors• Conservatories• Roof glazing, atria• Canopies• Shading devices• Facades• Curtain walls• Photovoltaic panels• Glass steps, glass floor• Balustrades• Furniture• Internal partitions• Shop design• Automotive productsThe glass in all its forms ! RIOU Glass is a unique know-how in France, maintained by more than 30 years ofcontinuous development and proximity to its customers.• Double-glazing• Triple-glazing• Replacement insulating glass• Insulating glass with integrated blind• Structural glazing• Laminated safety glass• Bullet-resistant glass• Anti-explosion glass• Laminated acoustic glass• Laminated decorative glass• Fire-protection glass• Toughened safety glass• Enamelled glass• Silk-screened glass• Curved glass• Mirror• Sand-blasted / acid-etched glass• Processed glass• Fused glass
  4. 4. About usThe group RIOU Glass, founded and chaired by Pierre RIOU, is an independent family-runcompany, whose job for 30 years is the processing of flat glass. Via our 17 factorieslocated in France, in Réunion & in Mauritius, we process and deliver the glass in all itsforms and for all applications including construction, industry, decoration, furniture...RIOU Glass became the first independent glass processor in France. To date, the companyemploys approximately 800 employees and achieves a turnover of 120 million Euro.Our independence from the large glass manufacturers allows us to offer the widest andmost innovative range of glazing products for the market.Research & DevelopmentFor three decades, we contribute to the glass industry technological revolution, investingmore each year on research to improve our manufacturing processes and expand ourrange of products and services we provide you.Our knowledge of glass processing enables us to create and develop exclusive andrevolutionary products.QualityOur quality policy is part of a continuous progressional approach for our customers’satisfaction.Moreover, we develop partnerships with the leading associations and federationsof the industry.LogisticsTo ensure optimum delivery in the best conditions of time and safety,we have integrated our own logistics company, STV (Société deTransports Verriers). Its purpose is the internal transport of the entire groups production.However, the company remains open to any customer and any type of transportation.Key figures • 13 glass processing plants in metropolitan France • 3 glass processing plants in Réunion • 1 glass processing plant in Mauritius • 800 people at your disposal • 85,000 tons of glass processed each year • 39 float & laminated glass cutting machines • 23 insulating glass production lines • 2,500,000 sqm of insulating glass per year • 2 tempering furnaces • 1 horizontal press for toughened curved glass • 300,000 sqm of toughened glass per year • 2 laminated glass production lines • 600,000 sqm of laminated glass per year • 1 water jet cutting machine
  5. 5. RIOU Glass (HQ)5 Chemin des AllaisF-27350 CAUVERVILLE-EN-ROUMOISTel +33 (0)2 32 57 73 25Fax +33 (0)2 32 41 11 28STV5 Chemin des AllaisF-27350 CAUVERVILLE-EN-ROUMOISTel +33 (0)2 32 56 13 76Fax +33 (0)2 32 57 08 80AVSPA Alpespace281 Voie Vasco de GamaF-73800 SAINTE-HÉLÈNE-DU-LACTel +33 (0)4 79 84 39 40Fax +33 (0)4 79 84 33 56GIFZI Pont-Yblon1 Rue des Frères LumièreF-93150 LE BLANC-MESNILTel +33 (0)1 45 91 19 99Fax +33 (0)1 49 47 56 20LVIZIF-76870 GAILLEFONTAINETel +33 (0)2 32 89 93 93Fax +33 (0)2 32 89 93 90 Printed by La Petite Presse SAS - Le Havre / Photos : Guy ISAACSLPVZIAvenue de BéziersF-34310 MONTADYTel +33 (0)4 67 09 24 84Fax +33 (0)4 67 90 62 41VERAQUIZI NordF-47200 MARMANDETel +33 (0)5 53 64 80 64Fax +33 (0)5 53 20 96 26VIBZI SudRoute de PontivyF-22600 LOUDÉACTel +33 (0)2 96 28 35 56Fax +33 (0)2 96 28 65 90VICRoute de CoutancesF-50180 AGNEAUXTel +33 (0)2 33 55 04 04Fax +33 (0)2 33 55 39 72VICARue du LeffF-22290 LANVOLLONTel +33 (0)2 96 70 26 75Fax +33 (0)2 96 70 25 91VINPA Bois Rigault99 Rue Alfred NobelF-62880 VENDIN-LE-VIEIL SOREMIR St-Denis Overseas France & InternationalTel +33 (0)3 21 13 62 62 11 Avenue Stanislas GimartFax +33 (0)3 21 70 81 71 F-97495 SAINTE-CLOTILDE CEDEX REUNIONVIO Tel +262 (0)262 29 18 17Route de Maisoncelles Fax +262 (0)262 29 78 46F-53260 PARNÉ-SUR-ROCTel +33 (0)2 43 64 64 00 SOREMIR St-PaulFax +33 (0)2 43 98 02 03 33 Chaussée Royale F-97460 SAINT-PAULVIP REUNIONZI Moulin à Vent Tel +262 (0)262 22 57 91F-27210 BOULLEVILLE Fax +262 (0)262 49 47 55Tel +33 (0)2 32 57 74 34Fax +33 (0)2 32 42 22 02 SOFAVI ZI 3VIV 30 Avenue Charles IsautierZI Bois Joly F-97410 SAINT-PIERRE3 Rue Gustave Eiffel Réunion Mauritius REUNIONF-85500 LES HERBIERS Tel +262 (0)262 35 48 74Tel +33 (0)2 51 64 83 55 Fax +262 (0)262 35 53 58Fax +33 (0)2 51 64 97 50 IF GLASSV2S Rue des OursinsZI Plaisance Baie du TombeauRue de lArtisanat PORT-LOUISF-11100 NARBONNE MAURITIUSTel +33 (0)4 68 42 47 00Fax +33 (0)4 68 42 47 06 www.r iouglass .com Tel +230 (0)230 247 3030 Fax +230 (0)230 247 5182 RG-10-09-EN