Kingspan – Bacacier group acquired on March 18 the remaining 50% of the capital of SAS Dome Solar, and thus now holds 100% of the capital.

After the Bacacier group took a 50% stake in July 2018, the company Dome Solar announces signature of an agreement allowing the Kingspan – Bacacier group to obtain the remaining 50%.

By choosing to consolidate the introduction of the group Kingspan – Bacacier within the capital of Dome Solar, Jean-Philippe LERAY, Chairman of SAS, intends to strengthen the company’s leadership position on the French market but also to accentuate its international presence.

This opportunity will bring a new dimension to the company and will consolidate its position with all players in the solar photovoltaic market. By becoming a 100% subsidiary of the group Kingspan – Bacacier, Dome Solar thus confirms its stability and its positioning in a rapidly growing market.

This is the story of a metting on a common project in which our employees and clients will be the players. This new step will allow us to respond to market requirements and to the strong activity of our customers who, of course, retain all of the company’s contacts. We now have all the qualities of a large company while retaining our SME heart.

Jean-Philippe Leray

Chairman of SAS DOME SOLAR

Over the past 5 years, the photovoltaic market has grown considerably. To meet growing demand and the climate challenges of tomorrow, Kingspan and Dome Solar are combining their know-how and skills in order to offer innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions. The challenge of ecological transition has been launched and, together, we want to build the future.

Cédric Bruge

Managing Director Kingspan France, Chairman Bacacier

About Dome Solar:

French leader in fastening systems for photovoltaic panels, Dome Solar relies on its innovative strength to develop new systems.

Dome Solar, created in 2008 and located in Rezé (Loire-Atlantique department), specializes in the design, manufacture and marketing of fixing systems for photovoltaic panels on large roofs.

It has 32 employees and generates a turnover of € 9 million.

Its certified products (Technical Assessment, New Technical Survey) can be installed on flat roofs (on bituminous membranes, PVC, TPO or EPDM), on sloping roofs (trapezoidal metal sheet, sandwich panels or fiber-cement sheets) as well as on metal or wooden frames for the implementation of car park canopies.

To date, more than 1 GWp have been installed with Dome Solar mounting solutions.

About the group Kingspan – Bacacier:

Created in 1995, Bacacier has become the specialist in building cladding. The company offers a range of metallic materials for cladding and waterproofing for industrial, agricultural, tertiary or residential buildings.

In 2019, Bacacier joined forces with the Irish group Kingspan, a world leader in the production of sandwich panels for building insulation. With 5 divisions, 129 sites and more than 14,000 employees in 70 countries, the Kingspan group achieves a turnover of more than € 4.6 billion in 2020. This merger enables the activities of the Kingspan – Bacacier group to be strengthened on the metal deck and sandwich panel market, in France and internationally.

In 2020, the Kingspan – Bacacier group achieves a turnover of around € 220 million, with 500 employees and 25 operational sites throughout France.

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