19 January 2016

On 26 November 2015 at the Hôtel de l’Industrie, 4 place Saint Germain des-Près, Paris 6th arrondissement, Mr Olivier Mousson, President of the French Society for the Encouragement of National Industry, awarded these high honors in front of a gathering of company directors, scientists, researchers, intellectuals, journalists and politicians.

On this occasion, Mr Laurent Bataille received the CHAPTAL Prize for Industry from the Mechanical Arts Committee.

This event is of major importance for the Men and Women whose personalities should encourage us to show genius and dynamism to achieve success. Family companies like Poclain account for the majority of these as their economic model is based on success and winning over new markets.

Poclain’s core values are those that drive the group’s current employees and shareholders to make constant progress and manage change successfully. Starting with Laurent Bataille, who is a very committed boss.

The company, proud of its independence and very close to its customers in manufacturing, cares about is operational performance and takes a forward-looking approach.

With Laurent Bataille at the helm and his younger brother Guillaume now assisting him, the group is motivated by a conquering, dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, with shareholders and employees united in the same drive for success.