Group history

  • 2016 – 2018: International development through the creation of new plants: 3 in Portugal, 1 in Mexico, 1 in Hungary
  • 2016: Organization of the group in 4 business divisions : Stamping, Sealing, Casting and Plastics
  • 2013: In March SEALYNX becomes part of the group
  • 2013: Release from the group of about thirty non-automotive sector companies.
  • 2012: Decision to focus the business on the car manufacturers exclusively
  • 2011: Referencing by equipment manufacturer ZF with sales orders of 60M € per year. Creation of business unit GMD TANGER (Morocco)
  • 2010: Strengthening of the casting business through the acquisition of FP ALU company
  • 2009: Buyout of EUROSTYLE and RENCAST groups. GMD acquires the casting trade and is now organized in 8 ‘business units’
  • 2006: GMD enters the plastic injection business
  • 2002: Referenced for French car manufacturers
  • 1998: Institutional investors take a stake for 35.15% of capital
  • 1987-1996: Growth of the Group (revenue increased fivefold) by both internal (microcomputer development) and external (acquisition of 7 Cutting-Stamping companies) growth
  • 1986: Mr. Alain Martineau creates GMD group by taking over VERON company specialized in Cutting-Stamping

6I PHILOSOPHY

INNOVATION

Thanks to dedicated technical centers, we provide our clients with proven and recognized expertise, particularly in the Redesign-to-cost area.

INDUSTRIAL EXCELLENCE

By meeting the car industry standards for the last 30 years, we reach the high level of performance necessary to maintain our world rank at the top.

INTERACTION

The strengthening of our customer relationship is based on the development of a local offer all around the world and having a single point of contact.

INTERNATIONALIZATION

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We wish to help our customers to globally expand by maintaining our plants with the best available technology and developing new “Green field” projects.

INVESTMENT

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A high level of investment on our sites allows us to guarantee our customers the best available technologies.

INTEGRATION

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Our 4 crafts organization allows GMD to have strong vertical skills, from design to logistics, through tooling or robotics.