Marmillon Group's identity

Learn more about our history, values and key dates.

Our history: 4 generations of mastery in plastic transformation

Since 1927 and over 4 generations, we have been a major supplier in the transformation of thermoplastics by: injection, metallization and extrusion.

As a European size company, the Marmillon Group is headquartered in France with production centers in France, Slovakia and Spain.

A total of 236 people carry the values of our group.

Marmillon site in Arbent – Year 1976

Our values

The values that are at the heart of the Marmillon Group’s culture apply to all our activities and relation with our stakeholders:

Team spirit

We believe that a collaborative team, working harmoniously together, is infinitely more productive for our projects.


Every day, our world changes. Innovation is our common thread to continuously improve our working methods.


As a human value, respect is our anchor for developing the self-esteem of our employees and the world of tomorrow.


Excellence goes beyond what is expected, both with respect to customers and employees. It enriches our knowledge.


Work agile, constantly evolving to improve our practices and master new processes.

Key dates

Creation of the MARMILLON company by Mr François Marmillon: manufacture of beads and buttons in galalith.

Integration of the first mechanical injection moulding machine: production of plastic combs

Start-up of the Extrusion activity: manufacture of strips for formica tables

Development of the industrial parts production activity and construction of the Oyonnax factory (France)

Construction of the Arbent factory (France)

Creation of the Engineering Department: first technical expertise and analyses

Launch of a Quality approach with the aim of ISO 9002 certification

Launch of the Plastic Valley ADC Project

Creation of the training modules marketed by Plastifaf

Implementation of a reinforced Quality Approach

Customer Recognition: Valeo 1000


ISO 9002 Certification – Quality Systems

Integration of the ADC operation in the Enterprise (40 people involved)

Membership in the RONAX purchasing group

Establishment in Slovakia in Myjava

“A approval” to the VALEO 1000 Designer

Obtaining the new certifications ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environment and QS 9000 Automotive.

Creation of a joint venture for the marketing of furniture and office products (MEUBLAX)

Creation of a joint venture production in Slovakia

Start-up of the Metallization activity. Manufacture of metallized parts for the Automotive and Lighting industries.

Achievement of the new ISO/TS 16949 Automotive certification

Creation of the company GemPlast

Creation of a production island for transparent parts in Arbent

Modernization of the machine park, expansion and refurbishment of premises

Purchase of an injection moulding machine Billion 150 Tons “Electric”

Investment in two new plating machines

Launch of the EXOR initiative

Establishment in Spain in Burgos: signature of a partnership with the company Bocanegra

Start-up of the Metallization Workshop in Myjava (Slovakia)

Installation of administrative services on the Arbent site: new group headquarters

Renewal of ISO 9001 Quality and ISO 14001 Environment certifications. New IATF 16949 Automotive certification

2000 – 2020: 20 years that Groupe Marmillon has been certified ISO 14001 Environment



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01100 Arbent – FRANCE

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