The list of these famous special applications is impressive. In addition to the American telescope in Chile and the Tottenham stadium, there are the rails of the railway line intended for the launch pad of the new Ariane 6 launcher in Kourou, systems for the retractable roofs of the Real Madrid Stadium or the Wimbledon Central Court or the guiding rails of the Seine Musicale complex in Boulogne-Billancourt.
About sixty people work on the Nivelles site But the entire group has 350 employees, spread across various sales, production and service units in 20 countries on five continents. “It is important for us to be close to our customers. We have more than 3,000, with projects of all sizes. I let you imagine the complexity of dealing with this. We also have sites in Germany and Spain and production facilities in Canada, the UK and China. Europe remains an . important market, with 30 to 35% of our sales, even if the most important projects are in Asia and Latin America,” says Maarten Impens, who himself began his career at Gantrex working in the Dubai and Singapore locations.
Gantrex currently has a tum over of go million euros, 95% of which is abroad. The company’s new strategicplan plans to reach 120 million in 2026. To achieve this, the CEO can count on the support of his majority shareholder, Argos (Lineas, Juratoys, Maison Berger … ), which bought the Walloon nugget in 2015. Since then, the Nivello-based company has taken over one of its competitors, the British Gantrail, and more recently, last February, the Spanish company ABS Consultor.