Company History

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Key dates for the Groupe CHÂTEL :

  • 1922 : Joseph CHÂTEL buys his first lorry.
  • 1942 : Purchase of the Montjoie quarry.
  • 1956 : Monsieur Claude CHÂTEL. Comes into the picture
  • 1967 : The company «Joseph et Claude CHÂTEL» is set up in partnership.
  • 1971 : Creation of SOLETRANS (Lifting and special transport company located in Vire).
  • 1974 : Establishment of the first building in the industrial zone.
  • 1981 : The Head Office and all the business move to avenue de Bischwiller.
  • 1996 : Jean-Claude CHÂTEL takes charge of the Groupe CHÂTEL.
  • 1998 : The company joins the ASTRE grouping.
  • 2002 : Buyout of transports NICOLLE.
  • 2003 : Buyout of transports GUERIN.
  • 2006 : Buyout of transports BLIN.
  • 2007 : The logistics take a new turn with the purchase of the LETNA Company.
  • 2009 : Buyout of transports BOUDESSEUL.
  • 2010 : Buyout of transports LAPERCHE in Treillères.
  • 2011 : Buyout of transports STGT in Valognes.