PAVAILLER: more than a name, it’s a legacy!1946
Monsieur Louis Pavailler, a self-taught engineer and central heating installer from Lamastre in the Ardèche, transfers his business to Valence. Patent applications :
- Test pumps
- Wallpaper stripping machines
- Drawings printer
He designs and launches the first French cyclothermic oven.
Creation of an integrated sales and aftersales network.
Construction of the factory at PORTES LÈS VALENCE.
Launch of a range of baking machines.
The BAKER PERKINS group purchases the company from the PAVAILLER family.
The APV group buys out the BAKER PERKINS group.
An English shareholding group buys PAVAILLER from APV.
The American investment group KENMARE (owned by the SULLIVAN family) buys PAVAILLER.
The company is bought out by Patrick BLAISE, in September 1997.
In 1998, Patrick BLAISE takes over the American commercial subsidiary of PAVAILLER.
The company is bought out by the English industrial group AGA Food Service on 8th September 2004.
The AGA Food Service group decides to sell its Business-to-Business interests (including PAVAILLER) to the Italian group ALI S.p.A.