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THE SECMAIR BREINING STORY

  • 1907
    CREATION OF RINCHEVAL
    RINCHEVAL was one of the first companies to design, manufacture and sell bitumen, or “tar” sprayers, chip spreaders but also boilers. The company innovated and was present in all the major events in a century of road and maintenance technology.
  • 1907
    CREATION OF BREINING AND FIRST SUCCESS
    Founded by Robert BREINING and his brother in Bonn in 1907, BREINING revolutionised German roads by discovering the properties of of tar, and in particular its adhesive power. Considering the fragility of paved roads and their consequences on users (potholes, dust), Robert BREINING had the idea of replacing the paving with tar. Robert BREINING launched the production of a binder sprayer.
  • 1908
    BREINING INNOVATIONS AT THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY
    At the beginning of the 1900s, BREINING built many innovative machines such as the self-propelled binder sprayer, the binder on a carrier, the grit spreader, the slurry machine, the hot mix asphalt machine.
  • 1928
    BITUMEN EMULSIONS - BREINING
    The introduction of bituminous emulsion (Pressure spreaders, Bituminous tarmac spreaders, Heating and pumping stations)
  • 1934
    THE FIRST HIGH PERFORMANCE ECF MACHINE - BREINING
    ECF MACHINE
  • 1946
    RINCHEVAL GOLD MEDAL
    FRENCH PUBLIC WORKS MINISTRY COMPETITION
  • 1975
    GENERALISED USE OF MODIFIED BITUMENS
    Generalisation of the use of modified bitumens in many areas: modified bitumen plants, adapted storage, segregation-free, so called “multi binder” spreaders for emulsions and modified emulsions.
  • 1981
    CREATION OF SECMAIR
    SECMAIR designs and builds road maintenance machinery. Its machines are designed for the repair and/or creation of carriageways using a technique known as surface dressing.
  • 1983
    SECMAIR INVENTS THE TWIN SPREADER (PATA)
    This machinery revolutionised the road repair business. It made it possible to spread the bitumen and chips at the same time while achieving accurate dosing (synchronous spreading technique). It also made it possible to automate local road repairs which up till then were manual.
  • 2001
    BREINING JOINS THE FAYAT GROUP AND JOINS RINCHEVAL PRODUCTION
    With its entry into the FAYAT Group, BREINING machines are offered by a standardised network in over 140 countries in which the group is represented.
  • 2008
    SECMAIR JOINS THE FAYAT GROUP
    FAYAT Group
  • 2010
    A CULTURE OF INNOVATION
    BREINING, a true innovative company lives up to its reputation. Every year, in partnership with our clients, our engineers develop tomorrow’s technology. Novasealer: tack-coat application before cold mix ashpalt. Novasystem: automation and new information technology (traceability, geolocation, etc.) Novabox: a variable geometry application table.
  • 2016
    MERGER OF SECMAIR AND BREINING
    Merger of the Breining and Secmair production and of the service centres in Cossé-le-Vivien and Remshalden in Germany.
  • 2018
    SECMAIR-BREINING: CONTINUOUS INNOVATION
    SECMAIR is an innovative company. Every year, in partnership with our clients, our engineers develop tomorrow’s technology.