1983: BIRTH OF A CONCEPT

In 1983, Michel DEBEAUX, Manager of a service station in Dijon, filed a patent for the creation of the first diesel heater without electricity to meet the needs of drivers who complain about breakdown problems due to clogging of fuel filters during periods of frost. The principle of this invention resides in the operation of an integrated thermostatic heater element. Since then the product has experienced great success with many providers including Renault Trucks (Volvo Trucks).

1986: SALE OF THE PETROL STATION

Michel DEBEAUX decided to sell his service station to devote himself fully to the marketing of his products.

Ets DEBEAUX pioneers in marketing Speed controllers.

Establishments DEBEAUX are the precursors of the market of speed regulators in France with an exclusive product sales contract for Autopilot in France.

1987: DESIGN OF EXOGEL

Establishments DEBEAUX filed a patent for the first thermostatic frost valve under the name of Exogel. This valve was quickly ACS certified (Attestation of Sanitary Conformity).

1988: SOARING COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Exogel was quickly acclaimed and very quickly won over markets with a first International presence in Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Australia and New Zealand. This clientele consisted of a mixture of individuals, artisans, manufacturers and distributors.

2011: TAKEOVER BY THE FAMILY AND

CHANGE OF NAME: SAS DEBEAUX

Michel DEBEAUX retired. The company nevertheless remains in the family fold, for his children decided to perpetuate the business under his direction. The company became an SAS and moved to Quétigny, in the business zone in the suburbs of Dijon.

2013: EXPORT DEVELOPED

Exogel continued its business development abroad. In Europe at first with new customers in Italy then in South America where Chile opened it door to us.

SAS Debeaux - Quetigny (France) : history of the compagny