SECAN leaves Honeywell Group. OEM and military R&O activities acquired by Quantum Capital Partners.
Sale of fuel tank business to AEds.
SECAN acquires AURORE (VCS Ground)
SECAN acquires SERAE (VCS Ground)
Honeywell/Allied Signal merger
SECAN acquires ground vehicles cooling systems business from Valéo.
Acquisition by Allied Signal of the remaining 51% of SECAN.
Acquisition by Allied Signal of 49% of SECAN.
SECAN leaves the Chausson Group. SECAN acquires the Jaeger thermal division. Heat exchanger R & O activity is relocated to Vendôme.
First exchangers and radiators for Renault Formula One Team turbo engines. In a few years, SECAN becomes the exchangers specialist in Formula 1.
Collaboration with Bertin on the Aérotrain design (manufacture of the aluminium made train-frame).
Chausson entrusts all aerospace thermal business to SECAN. Production of first heat exchangers (military applications and helicopters).
Collaboration with Pierrelatte’s uranium enrichment plant.
SECAN expertise is recognised for fine sheet metal. Work on the cutting-edge Mirage III.
Manufacturing of the first Dassault drop fuel tanks, for the MD-450 Ouragan program.
Diversification into the production of aluminium equipment: “Speedback” containers for the “Super Constellation”, cable cars, furniture for “France” vessel.
At the end of the war, the factory moves to Gennevilliers.
Pierre Chausson establishes SECAN in Marseille. (Société d’Etudes et de Constructions Aéronavales) Design and production of aerospace, marine and motor vehicle equipment. The early study of the “Curlew” aircraft. (About 200 Aircrafts will be manufactured in the late 40’s)