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History

1923

Creation of the company MATHIEU

Founded by Raymond MATHIEU in Toul (France, 54), specialised in development of cleansing materials (road sweepers).

1928

Introduction of a new sweepers range

Creation of a new range of sweepers destined to the cleaning of industrial sites.

1950

Launch of the MISTRAL

Commercialisation of one of the very first street sweepers.

1979

First "compact" sweeper

Launch of the first "compact" sweeper specialised in urban cleansing.

1985

Acquisition of the sweeper's company

The company, producing sweepers, is taken over by Guy GILLIET. He then introduced the function of Design in the products' development process , which is a major step forward on the sweeping market.

1992

Décibel d'Or 1992

MATHIEU wins the award Décibel d'Or

MATHIEU received the "Décibel d'Or, rewarding the company's innovations in the field of cab soundproofing of its road sweepers.

1993

Acquisition of the company YNO

MATHIEU SOFRALOR S.A. acquiered 100 % of the shares of the company YNO based in Velaine en Haye (France, 54), specialised in the production of machines for cut grass collection.

1994

Launch of AZURA, the "Extra Compact" street sweeper

With the launch of this compact sweeper built for use in city centers and confined streets (such as old city center), MATHIEU intended to specialise in the segment of urban cleansing.

1996

Internationalisation of AZURA

First international sales of the AZURA (compact road sweeper), especially in the United Kingdom.

1998

MATHIEU SOFRALOR S.A. becomes MATHIEU YNO S.A.

The sweepers' company changes its name.

1999

Acquisition of MATHIEU YNO S.A. by FAYAT Group, No.1 independent industrial group in France

The sweepers' company integrates the Fayat Group.

2000

Couverture du premier numéro de Villes Propres

Edition of the first "Villes Propres" news

A 4-page format Newspaper exclusively dedicated to urban cleanliness.

2003

Modernisation of the sweeper production line

Modification to enable an increase of the annual production capacity to 500 sweepers.

2004

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Launch of the first Eco Washer AQUAZURA

The first sweeper combining washing, scrubbing and including a water recycling system.

2005

Official presentation of the new AZURA sweepers range : Grand Azura & Azura Concept

New range of compact road sweepers.

2005

MATHIEU took part in the first ENVIROPILOTE contest

This contest was created to promote the profession of operator and the daily benefits of street cleanliness for environment.

2005

Creation of the Export Sales Service and warehouse enhanced

The sweepers company changes some of its services.

2010

Hoppers of the MC 200 sweepers range are now built in series in stainless steel

The AZURA MC 210 compact sweepers are now made by stainless steel.

2010

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Fusion of the companies MATHIEU and 3D from FAYAT Group

Fusion of the two companies from FAYAT Group for the distribution of MATHIEU, RAVO and SCARAB sweepers on the french market.

2015

Launch of the new MC 210 compact sweepers platform

Disclosure of the new MC 210 platform of sweepers which are even more compact than the olders ones.