About us ?
CENTAURE is a French manufacturer of access equipment and work at height, the specialist in aluminium ladders, stepladders, scaffolding and working platforms.
CENTAURE CDH Group
The specialist in access and work at height
Established in Normandy for some decades, the brand has been thriving on the French market, in Europe and the Middle East through Building Stores, Industrial Suppliers and DIY stores.
Centaure is a company relying on men and women all looking into the same direction to reach one goal: design and manufacture safe products meeting the users’ needs, should they be professionals or private users.
Each product leaving the Centaure factories has been manufactured with constantly improving production means adapted to the market’s evolution. The brand is particularly focused on innovation and pays special attention to the respect and sometimes anticipation of safety standards.
Centaure, a brand within CDH GROUP
CDH GROUP, this means 3 brands : Centaure, Duarib and Haemmerlin, each of them an expert on its market: access, work at height and handling equipment.
Three referring brands in their own fields, complementary und united around a common ambition: always higher, always safer.
Extremely demanding and offering a highly reliable service, Centaure, Duarib and Haemmerlin are acknowledged brands thanks to their high-quality products, their durability and their high security process. Always rooted in dynamic and progress, CDH Group is proud to perpetuate an expertise inherited from its founders, at the service of innovation, customers’ support and constantly evolving users’ needs.
CDH GROUP is owned by WernerCo world leader on its market
Since 2016, CDH Group has been owned by the group WernerCo,, major actor in the world of height access, work at height and construction equipment.
As the market leader in the US, WernerCo has been extending its worldwide presence during the past ten years through the acquisition of akin brands and companies in Europe and enjoys a regular annual growth.
By joining WernerCo, CDH Group is strengthening its worldwide presence and becoming the base of the Group in Continental Europe, while remaining faithful to its core values and qualities. The group is capitalising on new opportunities, exploring new markets and continuing its strategic efforts to provide its customers all over the world with a constantly enhanced range of innovative products.
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Creation of Centaure by Léon Gubri
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The story of Centaure
We believe that innovation and continuous improvement build our future.
Innovation is our key advantage which makes the real difference with our competitors. We conceive original ideas in order to keep on enhancing our products, our manufacturing processes and our departments.
We act with integrity. We respect everyone’s integrity and always act according to this rule.
WE TAKE CARE OF OUR CUSTOMERS AND OF THE COMMUNITIES WE LIVE IN
Our customers’ lives depend on the quality of our products and/or brands. For that reason, excellence and responsibility are our top priorities in each decision we make.
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