DUBUIS, SME since 1949, belongs to the Stanley Black&Decker group. It designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of hand and battery operated hydraulic tools for the markets of :
- the electrical industry,
- the railroad,
- the sanitary,
DUBUIS strives to manufacture “Made in France” tools and relies on its network of local subcontractors to give all the flexibility and reactivity to its production. The Research & Development and Production processes are integrated on the Blois site, ensuring the control of the know-how and the quality of the products. Recognized for its innovation capabilities, more than 1,000 customers trust it. DUBUIS distributes its tools in France but also to more than 35 countries in the world, through long-term partnerships. Established since 1949 in Blois, Loire Valley and castles, DUBUIS is located 1h30 south of Paris, accessible by the A10 motorway or by TGV.
Creation of the company DUBUIS by Maurice DUBUIS. The only activity of the company is then the aeronautical subcontracting (caravel). The company quickly employs 15 employees.
Takeover of the company by A. Courtois and JP. Huet. Diversification into other industrial sectors.
Seeking to diversify the activity of DUBUIS. Participation in the 1st exhibition fair of Nantes.
Launch of the 1st own product: Affutex 360
Participation in the "Mondial de la Machine Outils".
Move to 17 rue Jules Berthonneau 41000 Blois
Always in its search for diversification, launching new products: trestle, hydraulic log splitter, meat peeling machines, derinding, tenderizing meat.
Creation of the 1st design office DUBUIS : SEMA company
Patent registration for the first hydraulic tool: the D30
Birth of the electrochemical department following the meeting with Mr. Michaud. Reinforcement of the range of electrochemical machines, particularly in the automotive sector.
Creation of two business areas: Dubuis Hydraulics and Dubuis Electrochemistry
1st participation of DUBUIS at the Nepcon "International Connectivity Exhibition" in Los Angeles USA.
Beginning of international relations with the Asian continent.
Launch of the railway range.
Creation of hydraulic tools for the sanitary field.
Creation of the 12 V battery tool range.
50% of the "tooling" turnover is achieved through exports to 30 countries worldwide, either directly or via specialised distributors with an exclusive distributor in each country.
The company joins FACOM
Creation of the 14.4 V and 18 V Ni-Cd battery tool range
Release of the new hydraulic crimping tool D36.
Integration of the company into the Stanley Hydraulics Group
Output of the first hydraulic tool in line.
Launch of a new range of 14.4 V and 18 V NiMh battery-powered tools
Stanley Hydraulics Europe Division established.
Launch of the 18 V Li-Ion and Stanley Hydraulic range.
Launch of the Stanley "V series", of the BGH700, new battery hydraulic power pack and of the BPE range, new battery-powered tools.
New development of crimping tools for DeWalt
Investment Turn-Mill Center = Bi-Spindle - Low double turret and swivel milling head - Magazine of 160 cutting tools.
Launch of the ELEC INTELED range for STANLEY and DUBUIS
Investment Turn-Mill Center = Bi-Spindle - Tri-Turret