Company history

 
 

1978 

 

Prevost is established in Annecy-Le-Vieux, in France's Haute-Savoie, an industrial region specialised in turning. The company is specialised in the distribution and treatment of compressed air. It designs the very first metal coupling with a square button.

 

1985 

 

Prevost invents a new locking technique. The button becomes round.

 

1990 

 

Prevost launches its Prolac coupling, a lightweight and non-scratching composite coupling.

 

1993 

 

Prevost revolutionises the world of compressed air with Prevo S, the first anti-whip coupling.

 

1994 

 

Prevost diversifies its product offering by launching a PVC pipe system designed specifically for compressed air ringmains.

 

1997 

 

Prevost enters the German market with its 7.2-7.4 mm couplings.

 

1998 

 

Prevost expands and moves its offices to a 14,000 m2 plot of land.  

 

1999 

 

Prevost opens Prevost Corp., its US subsidiary in Greenville, South Carolina.

 

2000 

 

Prevost strengthens its presence on the compressed air ringmain market by introducing its aluminium pipe range.

 

2004 

 

Prevost enters the Spanish market. 

 

2007 

 

Prevost markets Prevo S1. This one-touch safety coupling is a first in the world of pneumatics. 

 

2008 

 

Prevost doubles the size of its premises and creates Prevost UK Ltd., its UK subsidiary. 

 

2009 

 

Prevost creates its "MSC" range of Spanish-profile couplings specifically to strengthen its presence in the Spanish market. 

 

2010 

 

Prevost distributes its products in over 80 countries around the world. Prevost UK Ltd. sets up base in Rochdale, a part of Greater Manchester.

 

2015 

 

Launching of the compact compressed-air blowguns with integrated plug, compatible with all major connection profile standards. The plugs couple directly to the prevo S1quick safety coupling.

 
 
 

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