Who we are

Our history

With more than six decades of entrepreneurship, Valfidus is now active in a range of business lines in several countries.


Roland Michaux starts the first family business in France (1952)

Aluminium building systems distribution company Sepalumic founded, run by Mr Michaux’s daughter and son-in-law Mr & Mrs Vidal-Revel


Distribution of Sepalumic‘s own models


Sepalumic becomes a national business when north of France distribution network is established


Préfal, a separate company of ready made windows & doors is created


Alutechnie purchased, the first takeover & the beginning of the external growth strategy


Aluminium windows factory opened near Paris

PVC windows factory opens in the south of France


Third generation of the Vidal-Revel family takes control under Cécile & Jean-Christophe Vidal-Revel

Start of the process to achieve ISO quality standards in the principal production and distribution sites

This adds a further boost to the quality of client service, partner relationships, and process quality


Sepalumic opens Moroccan subsidiary & Préfal opens a PVC factory near Paris


Sepalumic invests in a warehousing centre and completely integrated innovative profile processing

Alu Préférence industrialised window production site opened in the south west of France


Purchase of the firm Espace Aluminium located in south ouest of France


Valimmo real estate business created


Purchase of the firm Elmaduc, located in the center of France

Renewable energy production business Valénergies founded


HPG created (Préfal Group holding company)


Valfidus holding company created in Luxembourg

Valfidus starts its international growth with the acquisition of AluK group (70M€)


Beaufort (UK) and Blyweert (NL) acquired, with them becoming AluK UK and AluK NL

Valibox created: a self-storage centre in Mougins in the south of France


Merger of Alutchnie and Elmaduc to create AluK France, and the founding of AluK India


HPG Group acquires Menuiserie Bieber, thus completing its range in wood products


AluK Group acquires Blyweert Belgium & Colors, which become AluK BE

Valénergies launches Ellybox, a solar energy production solution for businesses


Creation of two new players in real estate development: Livinx with Matthieu Viennet and Care Promotion with Emmanuel Rolland


Valfidus strenghthens the upstream integration of its value chain by taking a majority stake in Anodall, an extruder supplier of aluminium profiles in Italy

Valfidus confirms its investment in photovoltaic solar with a stake in Third Step Energy, one of the leading independent players in solar energy in France


Valfidus enters the minimalist carpentry market with the resumption of Weeeze’s activities

Valfidus establishes itself in Luxembourg with the takeover of Keller’s activity within the AluK perimeter


Valfidus strengthens its presence in the real estate market, with the entry into the Group of the company Urba Select