In 2016, Cerinnov grew by 91%. © Photo Stéphane lefevre
Founded in 1998, Cerinnov is today one of the jewels of Limoges’ industry. And the company continues its development.
“For us, 2017 is a pivotal year. President of Cerinnov, an industrial equipment designer 4.0, Arnaud Hory expresses himself to the extent of those who have already pushed the doors of success. IPO in the spring of 2016, the company he created with his wife in 1998 had a record year in 2016: 91% growth and a turnover of 18.7 M €.
“The DNA of the group remains innovation and export,” adds the leader, whose company spends $ 2 million each year on research and development. The current year has also allowed Cerinnov to structure itself in order to continue its growth and diversification. “We made a structuring acquisition with the company Ceramifor, which manufactures furnaces in Portugal, details the CEO. We also recruited a lot of structuring people. Among them, Rémi Noguera, formerly of Ceradrop, has become deputy managing director of Cerinnov. Eric Jauffret becomes, in turn, general manager of the group in Portugal. “He will also be responsible for business development in sanitary production,” explains Arnaud Hory.
From 70 employees in 2015 to 110 in 2017, the company plans to increase its workforce by “10%”, indicates its candidacy for corporate trophies.
This could go through a development in the Asian market. “It is growing strongly, concludes the boss of Cerinnov. There was a big breakthrough, with a turnover that went from 0.6 to 2 M €. There is also a significant potential, with structuring projects. In 2018, we will surely be present in Asia, by organic or organic growth. ”
In short. Date of creation: 1998. Workforce in 2017: 110.
Updated by Kévin Vienne
The Board of Directors of Cerinnov Group (code ISIN: FR0013178712 – mnemo: ALPCV), met on Friday under the chairmanship of Arnaud Hory, approved the appointment of Rémi Noguéra as Deputy Managing Director of Cerinnov Group.
The 40-year-old Rémi Noguéra holds a Ph.D. in ceramic process science and a training at HEC. In 2006, he founded Ceradrop, a technological niche from the CNRS, which quickly became the French specialist in inkjet equipment for printed electronics and the printing of 3D ceramic components. In 2013 he decided to sell his company to MGI Digital Technology, which he would accompany for four years as a member of the Board of Directors and then Deputy General Manager while remaining General Manager and corporate officer of Ceradrop. The same year, he succeeds Arnaud Hory as President of the European Pole of Ceramics based in Limoges.
Rémi Noguéra’s mission will be to accelerate the development of Cerinnov Group in a market environment that is extremely buoyant for the company and in which many opportunities remain to be seized. To carry out this mission, he intends to push further the strengths of the company: international, sectoral diversification, increase in the size of projects, constant innovation led by the R & D teams.
On the occasion of this appointment, Arnaud Hory, Chairman and CEO of Cerinnov Group, said: “I am very happy that Rémi joins me in the management of the group. His extensive experience in a listed international ETI, his human qualities and his taste for entrepreneurship are all assets that will be essential to the Group in achieving its strong development ambitions. “
Rémi Noguéra, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Cerinnov Group adds: “The road traveled by the company in recent years is immense. Positioned at the heart of the challenges of industry 4.0, Cerinnov Group now enjoys recognition from major players in the global ceramics and glass industry. But many challenges remain to be met to continue this dynamic and support the transformation of the group to continue to benefit from the buoyant market on which it evolves. I am delighted to have the opportunity to contribute to this entrepreneurial venture alongside Arnaud and his team. ”
About Cerinnov Group
Founded in 1998, Cerinnov designs, manufactures and markets innovative equipment for the ceramics and glass industry in three areas: robotics & advanced scanning, heat treatment of materials, and laser & decoration processes. Cerinnov is at the heart of
“4th industrial revolution” by offering in France and internationally advanced equipment allowing its industrial customers to reinvent themselves to enter the era of “the factory of the future”. More information on http://www.cerinnov.com.
The Cerinnov group has just acquired Ceramifor, leader in Portugal in the design and manufacturing of kilns for the ceramic and glass industries.
With a more than 35 year-experience, Ceramifor is recognized for the quality and performance of its equipment and constant technological innovation.
This purchase will enable to create synergies inside the group, allowing a strong consolidation in technological innovation and engineering, production capabilities and global offer competitiveness, as Arnaud HORY, CEO and co-founder of CERINNOV Group, puts it: « The acquisition of CERAMIFOR enables us, in a region with great potential, to significantly increase our production capacity, competitiveness of our thermal equipment ranges, thanks to locally controlled production costs, and to extend our references to global players in the sanitaryware and metallurgy sectors. »
The Cerinnov group will participate in the two key events of glass and ceramics, Glasstec and Tecnargilla, in September 2016.
Our sales team will be pleased to meet you on our stand D09 hall 12 during Glasstec from September 20th to 23rd in Düsseldorf and on stand 187 hall C1 during Tecnargilla from September 26th to 30th in Rimini.
The Cerinnov group attended the Ceramics China exhibition from May 27th to 30th 2016 in Guangzhou.
As the previous years, many visitors came to our stand.
Here is a little insight into the fair:
The Cerinnov group will participate in Ceramics China exhibition which will be held from May 27th to 30th in Guangzhou, in China.
We look forward to seeing you there at our stand C619 in hall 3.1.
The Cerinnov group signed an important contract for the supply of a single-firing stoneware plant in Portugal, for an annual volume in phase 1 of 3.6 million pieces.
The group ensures the supply of all equipment, including machines and kilns.
Nine robots will be installed in this unit, which confirms the clear orientation of the Cerinnov group towards the plant of the future.
Robotized pressure casting machine
The Cerinnov group will participate in Indian Ceramics exhibition which will take place from March 2nd to 4th 2016 in Ahmedabad, in India.
We are looking forward to meeting you on our stand B169 in hall B.