Milexia is pleased to announce the expansion of the group in France with the acquisition of CEL, Composants Electroniques Lyonnais, a value-added distributor of electronic components and subsystems, telecom connection products and chemical products mainly in the railway and industrial fields.
This is an important step in Milexia’s growth plan aimed at diversifying its presence in promising technology markets and considerably strengthening its technological offering.
CEL, founded in 1986 and historically based in Lyon, offers a wide range of products and services to major industrial players in France and Europe. Its customized services are based on the supply and implementation of complete technical solutions: from the definition of the customer’s needs, to the design phase, to the delivery and integration phase.
We are very happy to integrate this dynamic team of more than 30 employees, thus bringing to Milexia France a synergy and a perfect complementarity to our know-how.
“CEL’s teams, with their expertise and their presence on markets complementary to those of Milexia, reinforce the positioning of our group as the European leader of value-added technology distributors. This is in line with our growth ambitions in Europe to better serve our ecosystem of customers and partners”, declares Xavier GAILLARD, CEO of Milexia Group.
“The CEL teams are very happy to join those of Milexia Group, our culture and values are identical. The priority given to customers and suppliers is a common value of the CEL group and MILEXIA, guaranteeing to our interlocutors an expertise and a real added value to the products, solutions and services proposed. This merger is a guarantee of continuity and reinforcement of our presence with our customers and suppliers” declares Alain GORREC, CEO of CEL.
About Milexia: Founded in 1971, the Milexia group is one of the leading European suppliers of high-tech electronic components, systems and scientific instruments. It has offices and warehouses in France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, Germany. The group has technical centers in France and in the UK, which offer customized solutions, installation, training and maintenance for the defense, space, transportation, Satcom, Scientific Instrumentation and other civil industries.
About CEL: Since 1986, CEL has been offering reliable, high-performance and customized solutions thanks to its partnership policy with the best manufacturers on the market.