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1927 :

Creation of the company « les Forges du Lignon » by Pierre PAQUET, a bicycle freewheel compan, which was a flourishing activity at the time. 

1958 :

The company duversifies and launches a second manufacturing scheme for a new product : handling rollers, growth marketed to the local brickworks.

1962 :

The Gauchon establishments put in capital to the "Forges du Lignon" and try to rejuvenate a slowing activity, due to the downturn in th cycle market. .

1965 :

Monsieur Robert GAUCHON becomes the company president. In order to perpetuate the company he gives it a new expansion, and he makes the decision to stop the manufacturing of freewheels and instead develops handling roller production. The old buildings are demolished and the new premises are created, still on the same site. The sales revenues quicly grow thanks to a strong demand from the quarries, the brickworks and the coal factories in the area.. .

1985 :

Taking into account ints strong development,  « Les Forges du Lignon » becomes ROULEAUX PACK S.A.

1988 :

The GAUCHON family acquires two drum manufacturing companies in the North of France- AMV and ORMETRA set up MECADRUM, managed by Thierry GAUCHON. 
Obtains shares in the Belgian company named TRANSMECA in, an attempt ot penetrate the Benelux market.
Christian GAUCHON takes direction of ROULEAUX PACK and continues its developpment. 

2005 :

Obtains shars in the Spanish company ROLAC to conquer the market on the Iberian Peninsula..

ROULEAUX PACK is currently second in French manufacturing of handling rollers.
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