A little story

About VINCI Facilities

The history of VINCI Facilities in Belgium

  • 2013

    Official launch of VINCI Facilities Belgium (Faceo Belgium + Cegelec Building Services).

  • 2013

    Cegelec Building Services joins the VINCI Facilities group .This allows the group to meet the needs of its customers.

  • 2011

    Official launch of VINCI Facilities.

  • 2010

    Cegelec joins VINCI Energies within the VINCI Group.

  • 2010

    Aquisition by VINCI Group.

  • 2003

    Cegelec takes over ABB Building Systems (HVAC, electrical and technical maintenance). ABB is integrated into the Cegelec group.

  • 2003

    Within VINCI, GTIE, which brings together the company’s skills in energy, heating, electricity and telecommunications, takes on the name of VINCI Energies.

  • 2001

    Integration into the Faceo Group (Cegelec/Thales) en changed name to Faceo Belgium Plc.

  • 2001

    Energilec, a technical maintenance and services company, joins VINCI Construction France. In Germany, VINCI Energies acquires Nickel GmbH.

  • 2000

    SGE becomes part of VINCI.

  • 1999

    Opteor becomes the brand for VINCI Energies’ technical maintenance activities in the service and manufacturing sectors and will be the vehicle for all the company’s offers in this area.

  • 1998

    Underwent a name change to Alstom Facility Management.

  • 1998

    Cegelec Facility Management became independent of the facility services department of Alcatel in 1998, as a result of the global trend to seperate, both “primary” and “secondary” processes. It is presciesly this trend that ensured the creation of Faceo Belgium and moreover this is the market that defines it: the delivery of total support services for businesses.

  • 1989

    CGEE Alstom assumes the name of Cegelec following GEC (General Electric Company) taking a stake in its capital and the transfer of its industrial control activities.

  • 1989

    CGEE Alstom prend le nom de Cegelec après l’entrée de GEC (General Electric Company) dans son capital et le transfert de ses activités de contrôle industriel.

  • 1988

    Fläkt joins the Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) group. “Fläkt” uses this new international dimension to expand it’s markets.

  • 1978

    The Belgian company, “Ventilators SF” officially becomes “Fläkt”. “Fläkt” is the name that will be used worldwide.

  • 1974

    Fläkt attaches great importance to customer service. In 1974 a new division “Fläkt-Service” is established with emphasis on after-sales service.

  • 1951

    Nils-Hendrik Ahméen found a Belgian company, “Ventilators SF”, a subsidiary of “Svenska Fläktfabriken” located at Opwijk in Brabant.

  • 1920

    Three Swedish engineers decided to establish “Fläktfabriken Svenska” (Swedish producent of ventilators).

Maison Jean et Chabrié, the oldest company that would become VINCI Energies, wins the (candle) lighting and (wood) heating contract for the Palais Bourbon in Paris.

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