Design and manufacture of static seals

  • 34 Chemin Pierre Blanche, 69800 Saint-Priest
  • 04 72 23 25 25


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Design and manufacture of static seals

Our Company

OUR STORY

ESTABLISHING

ESTABLISHING

The company Curty, as the name of its founder, is create in 1882 in Villeurbanne. It is a foundry specialized in the manufacture of fireplace plates and in the maintenance of boilers.
METAL GASKET

METAL GASKET

In 1890 is invented the gasket "Metalloplastic", consisting of a U-shaped copper piece in which is installed an asbestos ring. Originally used on steam engines, its patent is use by Curty since 1898. Therefore, it was at that time that the tradition of making gaskets in our company was born.
CONTINUOUS GROWTH

CONTINUOUS GROWTH

Under the name "CURTY ET CIE" from 1916 to 1959, the company enjoyed continuous growth, linked to that of car manufacturing. Absorbed by Ugine in 1959, it is part of the gaskets division of CEFILAC. It was in 1967 that the CURTY gaskets activity moved from down Lyon to St Priest.
1977 - 1998

BOUGHT BY T&N (Turner & Newal)

In 1977, the Turner & Newall group bought Curty from Pechiney Ugine Kuhlmann , and joined in 1980 the British company COOPERS PAYEN. In March 1998, the T&N group became the subject of a public takeover bid by the Federal-Mogul group.
1998 - 2015

FEDERAL MOGUL

Federal-Mogul Powertrain Sealing & Bearing Division (PTSB) owns the St-Priest site. Then, in 2012, the site is integrated into FEDERAL MOGUL Powertrain Business Unit named “Sealing, Gaskets and System Protection” until 31 December 2015.
SOLYEM

SOLYEM

Since January 1st of 2016, the site of Saint Priest is bought by the Chinese Group ZhongDing and adopts a new name: SOLYEM (Lyon Company making Mechanical Sealing)
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Supplier of static gaskets for car manufacturers, commercial vehicles and trucks, as well as tier 1 and tier 2.

OUR GROUP

The Zhongding Group was founded in Ningguo Anhui Province, China (East of Shanghai), in 1980. Since then, the family-owned company has become a multinational organization listed on the Shenzen Stock Exchange in Anhui Province, with thirty subsidiaries in China and ten more in the world. All their brands are mainly focus on the production of industrial and automotive parts, with product lines such as sealing, plastic parts, metal components, fluid transport, vibration and acoustic decoupling products, etc.

 

With nearly 20,000 employees spread over more than 40 sites (production and R&D) and 10 countries, and a turnover of approximately 2 billion Euros, in significant increase in the past years through organic growth and acquisitions, the group Zhongding is the supplier of all major automobile manufacturers or tier one.

 

To find out more: http://www.zhongdinggroup.com

OUR GEOGRAPHICAL SITUATION

Our company is ideally located near Lyon, industrial region and at the crossroads of Western Europe. Its proximity to road, rail, air and river networks gives it undeniable advantages and multiple possibilities.

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