• Capital increase Ogepar to bring it to 100 MEUR

    The capital of our holding company was increased to 100 million euros. The capital increase took place through the contribution in kind of the companies Procoki and Kadimat for an amount of 40,609,000 euros and through the incorporation of the retained earnings and part of the legal reserves for an amount of 9,391,000 euros. The transaction did not lead to the issue of new shares.

  • Transfer of Ogepar’s headquarters to Ghent (Belgium)

    The head office of the Group leaves Luxembourg to settle in Ghent (Belgium). This transfer is made according to the rules of legal continuity as a legal entity under Belgian law. The address of our holding is now : Wiedauwkaai 43, 9000 Ghent (Belgium).

  • Purchase of ‘Société Immobilière de Haltinne sa’

    Elais Immo bvba bought all 84,000 shares of ‘Société Immobilière de Haltinne sa’. By taking over this company, our Group acquires an area of 245 hectares in Condroz (Belgium), divided in cultivated land, meadows, ponds and woods. The estate also includes a set of real estate.

  • The Group holds 100% of Ivoiremotor’s shares

    Ogepar bought 43,970 shares of Ivoiremotor. The Group now holds 100% of the Ivorian subsidiary’s shares: 65% that Ogepar holds directly and 35% through the subsidiary ABC.

  • Inauguration of a new wing of 30 rooms at Elais Kinshasa

    On Thursday, April 7, 2019, the subsidiary C.F.E. inaugurated a new wing for its hotel Elais Kinshasa. This extension increases the hotel’s capacity from 48 to 78 rooms thanks to 17 new executive rooms and 13 new deluxe apartments. It also hosts a modern and professional laundry. The new wing will be less greedy in terms of power consumption thanks to solar energy and heat recovery from air conditioning systems for domestic hot water. Procob and ABC Sodimel, also subsidiaries of the Ogepar Group, contributed to the construction of this six-storey building. Read more

  • Creation of the company be Hydro

    Our subsidiary ABC and the company CMB each contributed 50% to the capital of the newly created company be Hydro bvba. be Hydro aims to develop and commercialize dual-fuel diesel + hydrogen engines, as well as mono-fuel hydrogen engines. Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role in the energy transition: converting green energy into hydrogen is a solution to store renewable energy. ABC contributes its expertise in engines to the start-up, CMB its experience in the storage and usage of hydrogen.

  • Ogepar is pleased to announce the acquisition of the cast iron foundry of Lüneburg, Germany

    Focast Lüneburg, previously known as Lüneburger Eisenwerk GmbH (LEW), is known for its job production, and small to medium series of core-intensive and technically demanding grey and nodular cast iron. With its three production lines and batch sizes from one to a few hundred castings, it serves customers in diverse industries like machine building, machine tool industry, compressors, transmissions and food & packaging industry. Focast Lüneburg’s product portfolio, the industries served, its technical capabilities and its specialization in job production and small to medium series batch sizes, complement very well with the other three foundries within the Ogepar group. Read more

  • Focast Châteaubriant joins the Focast holding

    To consolidate our French foundry companies under the same legal entity, Focast Holding, which is 100% owned by Ogepar, took over Focast Châteaubriant. Focast Holding now has two foundries: Focast Saint-Dizier for parts ranging in weight from 50 to 360 kg and Focast Châteaubriant for parts ranging in weight from 100 to 9000 kg.