1920: Virax was formed with the famous "Virax threader", the threader that "Turns around the Axis"
1953: Virax is present in over 42 countries
1964: Epernay (Marne department) was chosen as the site of the Virax plant
1985: Virax creates its new Welding / Brazing / Roofing range
1997: Virax obtains ISO 9001 Certification
2004: Visioval inspection camera launched
2006: M20+ crimper launched
2008: Virax established in the USA and China
2009: ISO 14001 Environment Certification
2011: Over 20 new products launched and
90+ years innovation at the service of users!
2012: Virax continues supporting young people in their plumbing/roofing training, through a partnership with WorldSkills and by taking part in the 43rd WorldSkills in Clermont-Ferrand
2013: 1 year only after its launch, the new ELITE VIRAX end-users loyalty club has already 2,000 members, who can benefit from exclusive advantages on the elitevirax.com website: gift cards, extended guarantee, job “news”, quizzes, exclusive discounts…
2014: Virax has innovated by launching its first Smartphone application! The launch of the Mini Visioval camera has inaugurated the first Virax Smartphone and tablet (iOS) application: it allows you to recover the camera's image on the Smartphone screen, and send it by SMS or email with comments.
Virax manufactures and sells tooling and equipment designed for professional users in:
. and Maintenance.
Virax markets its products through professional distributors who meet the needs of professional users. Virax's core clients are heating / plumbing professionals (about 39,500 operating in France in 2010).
In export markets, Virax products are distributed via commission-based agents or importers.
2013 FACTS AND FIGURES:
Nr.1 in France in its market
Nr.4 in Europe
3,000 references sold
10,000+ references in production
70%+ products manufactured in Epernay.
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Socially Responsible Manufacturer (ISO 9001 & 14001, OHSAS 18001)
R&D team based in France
Permanent search for improvement
Over 90 years of innovation.