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Specialised distribution of ventilation equipment and accessories.


Axelair has completed its 4th year of existence and substantially exceeded the €2m mark: the result of the exceptional dedication of Lionel Grès and his team, with customers, suppliers and the back office.

In addition to the main partner Vortice, the product range now includes products from 20 or so suppliers, making things easier for wholesaler customers.

On December 29, 2017 we announced the sale of the Vortice France business to Axelair.

This commercial and logistics merger of the two organisations will allow a bolstered team to continue with and coherently develop sales of Vortice products via the four main distribution channels on the French market: trading in electrical equipment, trading in sanitation and heating, e-commerce and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer).

The prospect of €4m-plus turnover and a positive balance sheet has improved the team’s moral which is beginning to see its projects take shape.

Frédéric Watine, who joined in 1998 as Sales Manager at Thermador, was named Sales Director.

Adeline Porcher, Administrative Director since Axelair began, successfully applied for the newly-created position of Financial Controller for the holding. She will be replaced at the beginning of 2018.

Website: www.axelair-ventilation.fr

In the photo, from left to right:
Frédéric Watine, Adeline Porcher and Lionel Grès.



Management staff

   • Lionel Grès   

   • Adeline Porcher