About Us

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World leader

of hollow bars.

Founded in 1958, Forecreu is a family company which designs, manufactures and markets hollow round bars with various types of steel and titanium, for use in the manufacture of coolant fed cutting tools, as well as bars for use in surgical tools and implants, and other industrial applications.

World leader of both central hole bars and multiple hole bars, FORECREU does everything to meet the technical requirements of its clients.

 

Our assets

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  • Our Experience
  • Honouring the requirements of our clients and standards
  • A technical service, to study your projects.
  • Our Quality standards : ISO 13485 & ISO 9001,
  • Investments to keep up with our clients needs

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Our Values

Based in Commentry, FORECREU is a medium-sized business with a human touch, our values are :

  • Innovation, diversification : We branch out to satisfy market demand.
  • Teamwork : Teamwork is essential in the manufacture of our products.
  • Responsibility Each employee plays an important role in the success of the company.
  • Client satisfaction : Using our world-renowned in-depth knowledge, we do everything we can to meet our clients expectations.
  • Quality : We rigorously monitor every aspect of our production to detect any anomaly.

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What we do

FORECREU designs, manufactures and markets hollow round bars with various types of steel and titanium, for use in the manufacture of coolant fed cutting tools, as well as bars for use in surgical tools and implants.

1952

The Company is founded by Jacques Ory, opening in the domain of Hollow bars.

1964

Total proficiency in "extrusion / drawing / twisting" processes.

1966

Up until 1974, Forécreu grew on the european markets, with its shareholders Erasteel (previously Commentryenne) and Céfival (previously Vallourec).

1975

Forécreu's commercial and technical success allows it to open a factory in Commentry (Allier)

1986

Opening of our first sales office abroad (Frankfurt, Germany).
Further advancements in Biometal inox in synergy with existing processes.

1994

Hollow bars in titanium alloys.

1998

Diversification: opening of the VBM subsidiary, orthopaedic polymers.

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1999

Birth of an American (US) subsidiary  – Forecreu America Inc. in Chicago.

2000

Creation of a Subsidiary in Germany – Forecreu Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt.

2003

Our new 4 hectare factory opens in Malicorne (Allier, France ) to keep up with demand.

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2006

Malicorne extension, installation of a 1500 T extrusion press.
Old partners cease their minority participation. Forécreu turns to capital markets and welcomes Turenne Capital partenaires.

2007

integration of a hot extrusion press and addition of a new building.

2008

Extrusion on the production lines.

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2009

Our Headquarters is moved to Commentry

2012

The creation of a subisiary in Changzhou, China. Forecreu (Changzhou) Materials Co., Ltd.

2013

The creation of the brand ORTHOmaterials with the website www.orthomaterials.com and the edition of the Pocketbook "Materials and Processes for the Orthopaedics".

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2018

Acquisition of a rolling machine

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Organisation / Subsidiaries

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