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History

 

1831 à 1900

  • • Construction of a crusher (device for crushing the ore) and a disintegrator (used for washing the ore).
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    A crusher A disintegrator

 

 

  • Construction of a bygone double blast furnace
  • Production of 1,500 kg of cast iron per day
  • Start of foundry activity (1st melting)
  • Installation of 3 cupolas
  • Establishment of the Mechanical Workshop
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Blast Furnace dating back to 1845

 

1901 à 1975

  • End of the blast furnace
  • Installation of a 4-ton MARTIN SIEMENS furnace
  • Implementation of electric melting
  • Development of the machining workshops
  • Creation of the CIF Group
  • FERRY CAPITAIN merges with the CIF Group in 1967

 

1978

  • Gear cutting
  • Merger with the Reims unit, GROUPE ROCHE

 

1986

  • Designing of the Change Gear

 

1988

  • Merger with the Denain unit, F.A.D.

 

1990

  • On-site erection
  • Startup of the Gears

 

1993

  • Merger with the Hattingen unit, F.C.H.

 

2005

  • Merger with the CMD Group

 

2007-2012

  • Important investment plan of around ten million euro, dedicated to modernize capabilities, both in casting and machining.

 

2011

  • CMD GmbH & FCH GmbH merge and become FCMD GmbH.
    Establishment of FCMD India representative, in India, Pune.

 

FERRY CAPITAIN in 1831

FERRY CAPITAIN in 2008

Pattern making

Modelage 1831 Modelage 2008

Moulding

moulage 1831 moulage 2008

Machining

atelier 1831 atelier 2008