History and key figures

1964
Company founded by Pierre Richel in Eygalières
1978
Christian Richel, the second generation, becomes CEO of the Group
1998
100 employees, 40 countries
2000
Creation of SHELTERALL, storage sheds
2001
Launch of the Venlo activity
Venlo business expands following the purchase of the Marchegay company
2007
Richel Group builds the first Venlo greenhouse with a photovoltaic roof in France
This photovoltaic greenhouse is installed in the city of La Rochelle
2007
Equipment activity internalised
The equipment activity (heating, irrigation, electricity, control system, fertilisation, etc.) integrated following the acquisition of DIMAC
2010
200 employees, 70 countries
2014
Launch of the Optim’air range
Optim’air is a greenhouse with active climate control, available for the Venlo and plastic ranges
2017
Benjamin Richel, the third generation, becomes CEO of the Group
2017
ISO 9001 certification obtained
2020
300 employees, 95 countries
2021
Richel Group awarded CSR Commitment Label by AFNOR Certification
Chiffres clés
02 Sites in France
04 Subsidiaries: Mexico, Armenia, China, US
16 Sales offices throughout the world
350 Employees
95 Countries
+12.000 Hectares of greenhouses
500 Projects per year
350 Hectares of greenhouses per year

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