Timeline of success

  • 1921

    Armand DIRICKX, from Belgium, sets up DIRICKX-TRIQUE (Trique was his wife's maiden name). The first fences and spikes are manufactured in a 30m² workshop in Congrier, Mayenne.

    Armand DIRICKX
  • 1949

    To meet growing demand, a new 2,500m² plant is set up in Renazé.

  • 1965

    Building works for a vast 15,000m² production facility are completed in Renazé.

    Usine Dirickx Renazé
  • 1966

    Albert DIRICKX, son of Armand DIRICKX, takes over the running of the company with his brother, Fernand DIRICKX.

  • 1970

    The production plant covers 24,000m².

    Usine Dirickx Renazé
  • 1971

    Introduction of a High Adherence plastic-coating line, the most efficient on the European market for DT Plast wire. The technique is adapted for welded mesh fencing in rolls and panels.

    Ligne de plastification Haute Adhérence
  • 1984

    Jacques DIRICKX, son of Albert DIRICKX, becomes Chief Executive Officer.

    Jacques DIRICKX
  • 1991

    The Group starts to establish its global presence with the creation of Slovakian subsidiary BC TORSION. DIRICKX launches the first AXIS®slotted posts for rigid panels with no fixing system.

  • 1993

    DIRICKX BOHEMIA is set up in the Czech Republic.

  • 1994

    Development of DIRICKX's installation and commissioning activities as the first ESPACE CLÔTURE branch is set up in Rennes (35).

  • 1998

    DIRICKX KERITES set up in Hungary.

  • 2005

    Jacques DIRICKX is named Entrepreneur of the Year for France.

    Jacques DIRICKX
  • 2009

    Acquisition of TGL, a gate coating specialist.

    Société TGL
  • 2010

    The DIRICKX family resumes control of the Group and parts with its financial shareholders.

    Portail pivotant motorisé
  • 2012

    Portail couissant DIRICKX DIRICKX markets a new range of aluminium gates for the residential market with ELIXIUM®. A range featuring 5 custom-built aluminium sliding gate models (PURE, HORIZON, IRIS, HALO and AURA) with no rail or leaf, that can be either manual or motorised. The DIRICKX Group proclaims its roots and proudly marks its products "Made in Mayenne". Setup of DIRICKX SERVICES, a subsidiary offering installation, maintenance and after-sales services as well as components for automatic opening systems at the entrance to buildings.

  • 2015

    The JardinPlus bronze trophy goes to DIRICKX as 3rd best distribution partner supplier

    Trophée de bronze JardinPlus
  • 2017

    TRANSFER OF THE GROUP Wim Deblauwe is appointed CEO of the DIRICKX Group

  • 2018

    PICOT Deregistration of the DIRICKX Group as a legal entity.
    Creation of the PICOT holding company.
    PICOT buys the companies PLACE CLÔTURES and ESPES

  • 2019

    Arrival of Serge Bonnel as Managing Director of PICOT
    At the JDC Garden Trends trade fair, the Leroy Merlin jury awards DIRICKX the “Technologies and Innovation in the Garden” prize for the Axyle® clips post.

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