About Us

About Us2018-08-24T10:47:27+00:00

Introduction

Already for more than 25 years GEMACO is regarded as a reliable supplier of specialized piping material, offering solutions to a wide range of industries. Quality, flexibility an reliability always have been playing a central role in our success, leading to a loyal customer base and long term relationships with our suppliers.

Today we mainly focus on demanding industrial applications where urea and nitric acid grades, austenitic stainless steel and nickel alloys play a central role.

GEMACO is specialized in supplying piping material for corrosive applications and always aims to assist its clients in finding the most suitable grade.  The right choice of material ensures that the projected design life of your specific application is successfully reached without unnecessary downtime, resulting in production loss or increased maintenance.

Introduction

Already for more than 25 years GEMACO is regarded as a reliable supplier of specialized piping material, offering solutions to a wide range of industries. Quality, flexibility an reliability always have been playing a central role in our success, leading to a loyal customer base and long term relationships with our suppliers.

Today we mainly focus on demanding industrial applications where urea and nitric acid grades, austenitic stainless steel and nickel alloys play a central role.

GEMACO is specialized in supplying piping material for corrosive applications and always aims to assist its clients in finding the most suitable grade.  The right choice of material ensures that the projected design life of your specific application is successfully reached without unnecessary downtime, resulting in production loss or increased maintenance.

GEMACO SA, building

The right partner

  • Strategic stock of pipes, fittings, flanges, bars, plates and forged fittings in a variety of urea and nitric acid grades.

  • Solutions that fit your needs : fast-track deliveries for shutdowns, complete piping packages for bigger projects, tailor made products,…

  • In-house capabilities featuring testing, cutting, project management.

  • Experienced project management team guarantees an efficient follow-up of your order from production to delivery.

Company History

  • Rebranding

    Rebranding

    A complete rebranding of Gemaco has been achieved in order to reflect the new management’s mission and vision.

  • Project Management

    Project Management

    Creation of PMP team for the follow-up of very specific applications such as nuclear industry.

  • Capital increase

    Capital increase

    Capital increased to an amount of €574.000. Gemaco’s focus is to become a reliable long-term partner for both clients and suppliers.

  • Change of Management

    Change of Management

    Management buyout by two former employees (Martin Hardy & Muriel Merchiers) in partnership with public investor, Meusinvest.

  • Expansion stock items

    Expansion stock items

    From 2012 to 2014 the Urea grades and nitric acid grades stock reached up to €5M.

  • Quality Investment

    Quality Investment

    Investment in Quality: PMI testing, US testing,  Dye-penetrant, new software,…

  • Strategic Move

    Strategic Move

    Gemaco moved to a more specific market and started stocking urea and nitric acid grades.

  • Turnover Milestone

    Turnover Milestone

    Turnover reached €11M

  • Tangible investments

    Tangible investments

    ±€ 750.000 invested between 2005-2017 in equipment and installations.

  • Capital Increase

    Capital Increase

    Due to the extension of its activities, Gemaco increased its capital to reach €124.000

  • moving to bigger location

    moving to bigger location

    Gemaco has bought premises in an industrial area located in Herstal. The building has 650m² office space, a 1600m²  warehouse and a total terrain of 11.500m².

  • legal entity change

    legal entity change

    1996 was a major year in Gemaco’s history as its legal entity changed from cooperative company to Ltd company to reach a capital of € 62.000

  • Foundation

    Foundation

    Gemaco foundation as cooperative company with a starting capital of  € 625,00. Main focus on serving shutdowns and emergencies.

Our Mission

We are passionate and fully committed in helping industries to find the most reliable material solutions for their demanding applications.

Our Vision

We want to be known as the most upstanding and reliable supplier of specialized piping material where customer focus, flexibility and reliability plays a major central role.