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.
2015: 2nd Smartphone application, M20+ renewed with the new compact, lightweight, smart and connected M21+ press fitting tool, proximity with Virax product followers via Facebook, Google+ and Twitter… Virax is omnipresent in response to progress in technology and communication.
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 37,150 in France in 2011-Source INSEE).
In export markets, Virax products are distributed via commission-based agents or importers.
2015 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.