We have just marked a milestone in the development of our companies. It
seemed essential to share the news of this event with our most important
With effect from the 23rd October, SMFO, SACCAP, COYARD and ICARUS are part of
one and the same group. This alliance is not just the result of several
years of collaboration and numerous joint-ventures, but also and above
all, the realisation of a vision which is at once strategic, industrial,
The complementary nature of activities of each partner had become
increasingly obvious to us, not just in terms of the products and
services offered (valves and piping packages), but also with regard to
production capacities. Together, the three partners are able to offer a
more comprehensive range of products, a strengthened commercial
capacity, and an improved flexibility and responsiveness.
Our aim is to exploit the strengths of each entity in order to become a
benchmark brand in our markets, and a major player amongst valve
Product quality, strict compliance with technical specifications, and an
absolute understanding of the needs of each client, are all key points
in our development policy. This set of aims will be maintained and
enhanced by all the partners involved.
Icarus retains Léopold Thise as Chief Executive. Erik Dekkers will
replace Jean-Pierre Brouzes to become CEO of the SMFO, SACCAP & COYARD
This change is therefore resolutely dedicated to continuity.
The entirety of our sales teams are at your disposal to answer any questions you may have.
Remain entirely at your disposal.
On behalf of Icarus,
On behalf of SMFO, SACCAP & COYARD,