Group-Seb
About Groupe SEB
World no. 1 in small domestic equipment MANUFACTURER
  • With a Turnover of Rs.35000 Crores

    With a Turnover of
    Rs.35000 Crores

  • Operating in 150 countries

    Operating in
    150 countries

  • Aided by a Workforce of 25000 people

    Aided by a Workforce of
    25000 people

  • Selling over 200 million products every year

    Selling over 200 million
    products every year

Based in Lyon, France
city
FOUNDED IN 1857 – EXPERIENCE OF MORE THAN 150 YEARS
Groupe SEB sells 6 products every second around the world. Its history stretches back 150 years, initiated by a tinker called Antoine Lescure who, by setting up his tin workshop in 1857 in Selongey (France), laid the first brick in the building. Here are the key dates in the company's history :
  • 1857-Antoine Lescure

    1857
    Antoine Lescure

  • 1865-Jean Lescure

    1865
    Jean Lescure

  • 1904-Rene Lescure

    1904
    Rene Lescure

  • 1926-A new company's name

    1926
    A new company's name

  • 1944-S.E.B., the official name

    1944
    S.E.B., the official name

  • 1952-A public limited company

    1952
    A public limited company

  • 1953-The Super Cocotte

    1953
    The Super Cocotte

  • 1955-Marketing and publicity campaigns

    1955
    Marketing and publicity campaigns

  • 1967-The odourless electric deep fryer

    1967
    The odourless electric deep fryer

  • 1968-Acquisition policy

    1968
    Acquisition policy

  • 1972-Takeover of Calor

    1972
    Takeover of Calor

  • 1973-Creation of SEB S.A.

    1973
    Creation of SEB S.A.

  • 1975-Paris Stock Exchange

    1975
    Paris Stock Exchange

  • 1976-Head Office near Lyon

    1976
    Head Office near Lyon

  • 1988-Acquisition of Rowenta

    1988
    Acquisition of Rowenta

  • 1990-Jacques Gairard

    1990
    Jacques Gairard

  • 1991-to-1993-Opening of subsidiaries

    1991-to-1993
    Opening of subsidiaries

  • 1994-to-1996-Strengthening of international position

    1994-to-1996
    Strengthening of international position

  • 1997-Acquisition of  ARNO

    1997
    Acquisition of ARNO

  • 1998-Acquisition of Samurai/Volmo

    1998
    Acquisition of Samurai/Volmo

  • 1999-Opening of sales offices

    1999
    Opening of sales offices

  • 2000-Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise

    2000
    Thierry de La Tour d’Artaise

  • 2001-to-2002-Takeover of Moulinex/Krups

    2001-to-2002
    Takeover of Moulinex/Krups

  • 2003-Subsidiaries in Asia

    2003
    Subsidiaries in Asia

  • 2004-Acquisition of All-Clad

    2004
    Acquisition of All-Clad

  • 2005-Acquisition of lagostina et Panex

    2005
    Acquisition of lagostina et Panex

  • 2006-Acquisition of Mirro WearEver's assets

    2006
    Acquisition of Mirro WearEver's assets

  • 2007-Opening to China

    2007
    Opening to China

  • 2008-Opening to Vietnam

    2008
    Opening to Vietnam

  • 2009-Creation of Lajas, Brasil

    2009
    Creation of Lajas, Brasil

  • 2010-Approval by Columbian Competition Authorities

    2010
    Approval by Columbian Competition Authorities

  • 2011-Imusa, bond issue, and SEB Alliance 1/2

    2011
    Imusa, bond issue, and SEB Alliance 1/2

  • 2011-AsiaFan, Supor and Maharaja Whiteline 2/2

    2011
    AsiaFan, Supor and Maharaja Whiteline 2/2

  • 2012-Employee shareholding plan Horizons 2012

    2012
    Employee shareholding plan "Horizons 2012"

  • 2013-SEB ALLIANCE, joint-venture and commercial subsidiary
    2013

    SEB ALLIANCE, joint-venture and commercial subsidiary

EXCEPTIONAL BRAND PORTFOLIO OF 23 HIGHLY RENOWNED
  • all-clad
  • look-krups
  • stina-logo
  • moulinex-logo
  • rowenta-logo
  • tefal-logo
Wide product range
  • cookware

    cookware
  • kitchen electrics

    kitchen electrics
  • home care

    Home Care
  • Personal Care

    Personal Care
  • Linen Care

    Linen Care
INNOVATION
INNOVATION COMMUNITY OF
1300 PEOPLE
MORE THAN 150 PATENTS
PER YEAR
MORE THAN 300 NEW PRODUCTS
MARKETED PER YEAR
RECENT SUCCSESSES INCLUDE:
  • ARNO, the Turbo Silencio-Fan

    ARNO, the Turbo Silencio-Fan.

  • Vacuum Cleaner - Compact Force Cyclonic,big performance in a small package

    Vacuum Cleaner - Compact
    Force Cyclonic,big performance
    in a small package

  • Actifry - one spoonful of oil fryer

    Actifry - "one spoonful of oil" fryer

  • Free Move - the first cordless iron

    Free Move - the first
    cordless iron

  • Cookéo -  the intelligent multi-cooker

    Cookéo - the intelligent
    multi-cooker

Groupe SEB’s Purpose

To make daily life simpler and more wonderful for people throughout the world by:

Creating new products and services

that make home life more enjoyable, harmonious and fulfilling

Improving their quality of life

with easy-to-use products that give them more freedom in their family life

Offering them new solutions

that meet their current needs and anticipate their individual aspirations and desires