|The year 1969 marked the beginning of the group’s involvement in the manufacture of plastic flushing mechanisms. This innovative idea was stimulated by Henri Wirquin, a sanitary ware wholesaler in Nantes.
|1977||S.A. WIRQUIN Plastiques was set up with industrial facilities at Carquefou in France.|
|1989||Creation of a distribution subsidiary, WIRQUIN IBERICA in Portugal.|
|1995||Creation of a distribution subsidiary, WIRQUIN CALAF in Spain.|
|1999||Acquisition of URBIS SANITAR (Romania) that became WIRQUIN ROMANIA.|
|2004||Creation of WIRQUIN SOUTH AFRICA.|
|2005||Creation of WIRQUIN RUS (Russia).
Creation of the joint-venture GOLDEN PLASTIC INDUSTRIAL (China).
|2007||Creation of WIRQUIN ASIA (HK) and of the representational office in Ningbo (PRC).|
|2009||Acquisition of AIMAS (WIRQUIN AIMAS) (Zhongshan CHINA), 3rd largest Chinese manufacturer of toilet seats, flushing mechanisms, cocks and toilet cisterns.|
|2011||Acquisition of CME Sanitary Systems which becomes WIRQUIN LTD, manufacturer of toilet seats and WC mechanisms, UK market leader.|
|2013||Acquisition of the Russian company VIRPLAST and merger with WIRQUIN RUS.|