CMD, the leading French supplier of mechanical power transmission equipment.

CMD, founded by André Citroën in 1901, became part of Groupe CIF in 2005.
Groupe CIF is a privately owned group founded in 1831, in Bussy, near Joinville, that currently has a headcount of over 1500 employees.

Expert in high torque, low speed power transmission, CMD provides solutions that advance industrial projects all over the world in many business sectors, particularly in energy, metallurgy, sugar processing and in the mining, cement and rubber industries.

CMD designs, develops, produces, installs and provides maintenance of power transmission solutions adapted to the specific requirements of each customer.

CMD is the number one manufacturer of mechanical transmission equipment in France, with two production facilities and a headcount of 400 employees, 50 of which are engineers. We combine both technological capability and the fast reactivity of an SME.

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CMD, over one hundred years of experience.

Création Engrenages Citroën

1901

Création par André Citroën des Engrenages Citroën à Paris.

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Citroën Gear creation

1901

Citroën Gears created by André Citroën.

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Création Réducteurs Messian

1920

Création par Robert Messian du site de Cambrai pour son activité réducteurs.

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Messian Gearbox creation

1920

Cambrai site is created by Robert Messian for his gearbox activity.

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Création Réducteurs Durand

1922

Paul Durand lance son entreprise à Nevers.

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Durand Gearbox creation

1922

Paul Durand sets up its company in Nevers.

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Fusion Citroën-Messian

1962

Fusion entre les Engrenages Citroën et les Réducteurs Messian.

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Citroën-Messian merger

1962

Merger between Citroën gears and Messian gearboxes.

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Fusion Citroën-Messian-Durand

1977

Citroën – Messian rachète l’entreprise Durand et devient CMD.

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Citroën-Messian-Durand merger

1977

Citroën-Messian takes over Durand company, and becomes CMD.

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CMD rejoint le groupe CIF

2005

CMD rejoint le groupe CIF.

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CMD joins Groupe CIF

2005

CMD joins Groupe CIF.

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CMD, renowned and certified quality.

At CMD, we always focus on satisfying customer requirements and we are also aware of our responsibilities as a company with regards to our staff, our customers and with regards to our planet. CMD has an integrated Quality, Environmental, Safety and Energy Management System which is certified ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 50001.

This multi-site certification for all its entities, obtained in partership with LRQA auditing body, strengthens Groupe CIF in its confidence to carry on with the challenge of remaining a key player in precision mechanics field.

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