History

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1918

 

Foundation by Mr Herman Schoonhoven of Sapim (Société Anonyme Pour l’Industrie des Métaux), a company specializing in the production of spokes and nipples. Daily production of 80.000 pcs

1946

Company taken over by the son-in-law Mr Florent Lambrechts

1990
 

Mrs Martine Lambrechts took over the company and maintained the production at the same level

1995

Development of the Polyax nipple

1997

Development of the CX Ray nipple

2000

Company taken over by Mr Paul Parrein

2001

Start of Sapim USA

2003

Launch of the sils nipples

2004

 

Acquisition by FAMO
Recruitment of a professional sales team
Investment in production capacity and professionalization of the working methods
Start of Sapim Asia

2005

Acquisition of France Rayon that later became Sapim France

2009

Launch of the D-Light spokes

2010

Launch of the Super spokes

2011

Acquisition of Ryde International by the Shareholders of Sapim