Wichard is one of the leading brands for maritime fittings. Wichard products are made in France, and since 1919 have been synonymous with reliability, corrosion resistance, safety and quality. The Wichard brand has been ISO 9100 and 14001 certified.
The Wichard Group is both an equipment manufacturer and a major industrial player in the manufacture of safety components.
Thanks to their nine brands working in synergy, all of which manufacture industrial components, the Wichard Group is a world leader in the sailing market (construction and distribution), as well as industrial markets.
Brands renowned for their expertise
For the sailing market:
Wichard® Marine and Ronstan (maritime fittings, winches, tracks), Profurl® and Facnor® (furling systems), Lorima® and Axxon Composites (carbon masts), Sparcraft® (aluminium masts)
For industrial markets and PPE (Personal Protection Equipment):
Wichard Industrie (forged safety parts), Peguet - Maillon rapide® (metal connectors), Courant® (rope and rope accessory manufacturer) and Maillard (plastic injection)
Industrial expertise with the heart of a craftsman
With a deep respect for their artisan roots, each brand in the Group has been able to wield their expertise and become a top-level player in their own markets: sailing, aeronautics, automobile, medical, parachuting, lifting, slinging, working at height, and even rail.
Dedicated, expert teams
The various teams within the Wichard Group are renowned for their expertise in their individual fields, combined with a passion for their work and their environment.
Our CSR commitments
As an economic player, the Wichard Group has for several years been committed to a Corporate Social Responsibility policy that translates, for example, into French manufacturing, national or European sourcing of the materials used, eco-design of its products, implementation of measures to reduce its carbon footprint and the well-being of its employees.
Thanks to their two subsidiaries (Wichard USA and Wichard Australia) and their distribution network in more than 40 countries, the Wichard Group has become a truly international firm, meeting the needs of clients on five continents.