Turnover: 135.166 million EUR (2022)

Country: France

Europe's leading manufacturer of flues, chimneys and fireplaces

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Chimney manufacturer Poujoulat turns up the heat on wood energy 25/11/2023

  • Company (1,700 employees) based in Saint-Symphorien (Deux-Sèvres), generates 40% of its sales in the wood energy segment
  • French leader in this segment
  • 401.9 million euros in sales by 2022
  • The Group, which originally specialized in chimney flues and industrial chimneys (60% of sales), recorded a 55% increase in wood-energy sales over the past year.
  • Acquisition of four plants in the last two years".
  • Its subsidiary, Bois Bûches Nord Atlantique, based in Loire-Atlantique and specialized in the production and distribution of wood energy in the Pays de la Loire region, joined the Poujoulat Group last July.
  • There are 2.6 million log and pellet-fired wood-burning appliances in French households s
  • 12 million households heat with gas in France
  • In Norway, 85% of single-family homes have a heat pump and are equipped with a wood-burning stove.
  • the company produces logs and pellets (six industrial sites), which it sells through brands dedicated to private and professional customers (Woodstock and Crepito)

The wood pellet industry is on the verge of overheating 21/10/2022

  • Pellets, wood pellets used as fuel by some 1.5 million households in France
  • The price of a 15 kg bag has risen by 200% in just one and a half years
  • Poujoulat is France's leading pellet trader, selling 300,000 tonnes a year through its subsidiary Euro Energies
  • From a mere 5 euros each at the beginning of 2021, the average price this summer was 10 euros, and it can now be found for 15 euros in DIY superstores, garden centers and hypermarkets
  • Poujoulat inaugurates its largest industrial log factory

Financial Data

DUNS: 781446521

Legal Name: POUJOULAT

Address: LES PIERRAILLEUSES PARC D'ACTIVITES ECONOMIQUES, 79360 GRANZAY-GRIPT

Number of employees: Entre 500 et 999 salariés (2020)

Capital: 36 000 000 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Turnover 135 166 000 108 362 000 108 115 000 111 477 000 109 900 000 103 747 000 106 748 000 111 985 000
Gross margin (€) 88 463 000 70 169 000 68 632 69 806 000 69 902 000 66 218 - -
EBITDA (€) 17 405 000 10 529 000 5 791 4 201 000 6 462 000 5 319 - -
Operating profit (€) 12 367 000 5 127 000 276 -219 000 1 978 000 558 - -
Net profit (€) 8 031 000 3 854 000 2 360 000 2 548 000 3 789 000 3 015 000 3 386 000 3 262 000
Turnover growth rate (%) 24,7 0,2 -3 1,4 5,9 -2,8 -4,7 -
Ebitda margin rate (%) 12,9 9,7 5,4 3,8 5,9 5,1 - -
Operating margin rate (%) 9,1 4,7 0,3 -0,2 1,8 0,5 - -
Working Capital (turnover days) 92 173,1 158,9 166,6 153,6 143,8 - -
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) 89,8 83,3 81,3 92,7 97,8 95,7 - -
Net margin (%) 5,9 3,6 2,2 2,3 3,4 2,9 - -
Added value / Turnover (%) 41 41,4 38,5 35,9 37,7 38,1 - -
Wages and social charges (€) 35 539 000 31 727 000 33 081 32 843 000 32 260 000 31 709 - -
Salaries / Turnover (%) 26,3 29,3 30,6 29,5 29,4 30,6 - -

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président du conseil d'administration Fréderic COIRIER 50
Directeur général Fréderic COIRIER 50
Directeur général délégué Gildas LEAUTE 48
Directeur général délégué Christophe ORDUREAU 49
Directeur général délégué David, André, Paul PLAZANET 51
Administrateur Fréderic COIRIER 50
Administrateur Hedwige Suzanne Marie Aimée de PENFENTENYO de KERVEREGUIN 71
Administrateur Jérôme Frédéric Olivier COIRIER 58
Administrateur Florence Alice COIRIER 46
Administrateur André PRUNIER 72

Studies mentioning this company

The heating market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Vaillant Group (Saunier Duval)
  • Atlantic Groupe
  • Poujoulat
  • Butagaz
  • Intuis (Muller Groupe)
  • Saunier Duval (Groupe Vaillant)
  • Ariston Thermo
  • Axenergie
  • Eisox
  • Yahtec
  • Cedeo
  • Chappée (BDR Therma)
  • BDR Thermea (De Dietrich, Remea, Baxi)
  • Chaffoteaux (Ariston)
  • Wilo
  • Fauché Groupe
The wood energy market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Office National des Forêts
  • Alliance Forêts Bois
  • Smurfit Kappa Comptoir du Pin
  • Comptoir des bois de Brive
  • France Bois Bûche
  • Total Proxi Énergies
  • Cogra S.A
  • Biosyl
  • Leroy Merlin France (Adeo)
  • Bourgogne Granulés industrie BGI
  • Poujoulat
  • Soler Green
  • Leon Grosse
  • EC Bioénergie (JRS Group)
  • Ryam
The wood heating market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Lorflam (Novadev Groupe)
  • Invicta
  • Cheminées Seguin
  • Ökofon
  • Fröling France
  • Bourgogne Granulés industrie BGI
  • Poujoulat
  • Supra (Taurus grupo)
  • Dixneuf
  • Picardie Granulation