Rondino

HistorySome FiguresExperiment
1877

Creation of the company GAILLARD at Béziers in south of France, manufacturing wooden stakes for the French vineyards.

1920

With the development of electricity and telecommunications, GAILLARD has become a major supplier for wooden poles, but also slippers for the railway network.

1978

The brand RONDINO is created; a wide range of products is developed for outdoor furniture and playground equipments.

1984

Creation and manufacturing of the first wood/steel Guardrail in Europe.

Certification by the French Ministry. In the 90’s

first sales in Europe (Spain, Belgium..)

1997

GAILLARD-RONDINO joined the GBI family group, a major actor in the wood industry in France.

2000

Creation of a new range of guardrails : the G4M and G2M models, N2 level according to EN 1317.

2004

Creation of the GH2, a mixed wood/steel guardrail H2 level.

2009

CE agreement by ASCQUER for the whole range

of guardrails.

2011

Creation of a new range of guardrails :

The G2M+ and G4M+ models, N2 level according

to EN 1317.

RONDINO

115 people

18 millions € Turnover

3 factories (90 acres /36 ha)

1 head-office near Lyon (FRANCE)

1 office in Spain (Barcelona)

1 R&D department

3000 km wood/steel guardrails in the world

 


GBI

310 people
60 millions € Turnover
12 factories

 

Since 1877, Wood is at the heart of our activity.

Our experiment and know-how give us the chance to develop a wide range of products of high quality level.
The satisfaction of our clients is our best reward and motivation for future development.

 

THE LARGEST EXPERIMENT in Road Restraint System (RRS)
- 1st manufacturer in the world to create the concept of wood/steel guardrail.
- 1st guardrail installed in 1984 in the French Alps.
- More than 3000 km installed.
- A worldwide experiment : France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Israel, New Zealand, Chile…

 

WHEN AESTHETIC MEETS PERFORMANCE

- Since 1984, our models have constantly been improved to get the best performance and easy installation.
- Wood and steel mixed together to reach high performance level :

Our GH2 guardrail ,H2 level reach W4 performance according to EN 1317.

- Wood / steel guardrails improve the environmental aspect of the roads.
- All our models have patents.

 

FAST AND EASY INSTALLATION

- Our guardrails are delivered pre-assembled, junction included.
- Our new generation of guardrail gives flexibility for installation.