YEAR BY YEAR – 2 DECADES OF INNOVATION
1990 Company Creation in Monaco
- Development of electro-welding sleeve for GAZ de France dedicated to US market.
- Patent registration in cooperation with GAZ de France.
- Development and creation of polymer sleeve for repairing drinking water pipes in Paris.
- EAU de PARIS (formerly named SAGEP, French Company responsible for providing drinking water in Paris) authorization for using these sleeves (70.000 units installed in 10 years).
- Additional patent registration: polymeric conductors for electro-welding sleeves.
1995 Product Range Development for Oil & Gas
- Market entry for REINFORCEKiT EVOLUTION.
1998 STOPKiT Launch
- Patent registration: on-line leak sealing system STOPKiT.
2003 REINFORCEKiT Launch
- TOTAL approval for using REINFORCEKiT EVOLUTION.
- Patent registration: pipe rehabilitation system REINFORCEKiT.
2004 REFLANGEKiT Launch
- Patent registration: under pressure & on-line leak sealing system for SF6 flanges REFLANGEKiT.
- REFLANGEKiT approval tests at EDF R&D (French Electricity Supplier).
2005 REINFORCEKiT 4D (R4D) Range Development
- Market entry of a wide range of composite repair system for damaged pipe R4D.
2007 REINFORCEKiT 4D Subsea (R4D-S) Launch
- Market entry of a new subsea repair system for Oil & Gas industry R4D-S.
- A 6 years contract with EDF for REFLANGEKiT installation.
2010 New STOPKiT Patent Registration
2011REINFORCEKiT BEAM Launch
- Patent registration in partnership with SNCF (French National Railways Company): catenary support
rehabilitation system REINFORCEKiT BEAM.
2012 BOBiWRAP Launch
- Patent registration in partnership with TOTAL: device and repair process for subsea repairs BOBiWRAP.
- Successful testings have demonstrated the efficiency of the BOBiWRAP.
2013 ROLLERKiT Launch
- Patent registration: protection device for pipe and support protection ROLLERKiT.
- Patent registration: beam protection coating system DKiT.
- Market entry of a new repair system for drilled tanks TANKiT.