The AKWEL family Group celebrates 50 years of industrial history

To mark its 50th anniversary, AKWEL is revisiting the half-century that made its history. In 1972 in Champfromier (Ain), the Coutier brothers, André, Joseph and Roger, founded the company Coutier SARL, a subcontractor specialising in the production of plastic parts, at a time when the automotive industry was the leading economic sector in France. From … Read more

The Monteux plant wins the 1st AKWEL inter-entity challenge

At AKWEL, we encourage the creativity and involvement of our teams! We launched our first international internal challenge to all our entities: “all together” for the 50th anniversary of the AKWEL Group. We asked them to represent the “AKWEL Mission” (to be a TRUSTED TIER-ONE supplier for our customers to help them manufacture MORE RELIABLE, … Read more

AKWEL posts net earnings of €1.9M in the first half of 2022

In a context affected by significant prices inflation, gross operating surplus was down 34.6% to €42.3 m, and current operating income fell by 64.6% to €17.7 m, i.e. a current operating margin of 3.6% of turnover, down by 6.7 points. Financial income fell by €9.4 m as a result of the application of the IAS … Read more

AKWEL celebrates 50 years, 1972-2022

Today is a big day for the Group as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. To celebrate this anniversary, visit the AKWEL virtual and experiential Museum. Travel through the history of the Coutier family and 50 years of industrial adventure to Mathieu Coutier’s vision for the years to come. Let yourself be carried, step by step, … Read more

Stable turnover figures for the 1st half of 2022

AKWEL has posted consolidated turnover of €488.1m in the first half of 2022, stable compared with the first half of 2021 : 5% like-for-like increase Outperformed the global market Sharp decline in current operating income expected over the 2022 financial year Read the press release

Turnover for the 1st quarter of 2022

AKWEL has reported consolidated turnover of €245.8m in the first quarter of 2022, down by 10.1% compared to the first quarter of 2021. In this unfavourable  international context, AKWEL limited its decline in activity to -4.4% on a like-for-like basis, which is comparable to the decline in global automotive production (-4.2%). Read the press release … Read more

In 2021, AKWEL posts net earnings of €51.2 M

In 2021, AKWEL posts net earnings of €51.2 M and a growth of 2.8%. Current operating margin of 8.2% Gross cash flow of €167.4 M Proposition to maintain dividend at €0.45 per share Read the Press release

The mission AKWEL

Committed to helping its clients build a better and more reliable future ;  AKWEL Group and its employees are guided each day by a simple and clear mission. Watch it! The mission :

Discover the AKWEL production sites – Episode 2: Vigo in Spain

A first stop close to home (Vigo, Spain) Our journey continues in Vigo, on the northwest coast of Spain. Founded in 1967, this factory has had many names, but only one passion: the automobile. This site marks the beginning of AKWEL’s international expansion in the 1990s. In addition to its production plant, Vigo has a … Read more