EXEL Industries, a family-owned  industrial and diversified group

A worldwide presence and compelling know-how.

EXEL Industries is a French industrial group whose ambition is to design, manufacture and market equipment goods and associated services that enable its customers to increase efficiency, productivity, or contribute to the pleasure of living, and to achieve their environmental and societal objectives.

Relying on a strategy of innovation for 70 years, EXEL Industries has based its development on innovative ideas designed to offer customers unique, efficient, competitive and user-friendly products.

Since its inception, the Group has recorded significant growth in each of its markets through both organic growth and corporate acquisitions, underpinned by a stable shareholder base guided by a long-term development strategy.

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Production sites


Agricultural equipment

The agricultural equipment division markets agricultural spraying solutions via a number of strong brands, as well as sugar beet harvesting and loading machinery supplied by leading manufacturer Holmer.


The EXEL Industries Group supplies industrial solutions for increasing productivity and improving quality while reducing product consumption and production costs.


For nearly 60 years, Hozelock has specialized in identifying and satisfying the needs of amateur gardeners. We harness our expertise and love of gardening with great pride in order to develop a comprehensive range of solutions for watering, spraying and protecting plants so that gardens can blossom and spring into life.

EXEL Industries worldwide

EXEL Industries is a federation of independent companies operating at over 20 industrial locations worldwide (including France, UK, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Romania, USA and Australia). 80% of its sales are now generated outside France.

All the latest news

  • November 03 2022

    For its 70th anniversary, EXEL Industries brings its main managers to Épernay

    After the inauguration of a temporary exhibition of collector’s agricultural machinery at the Épernay Museum of Champagne wine and regional archaeology on October 5, 2022, the EXEL Industries’ 70th anniversary event continued internally.

  • October 27 2022

    Fourth quarter 2021-2022 sales up 22.8%

    Record Q4 organic growth driven by agricultural equipment

  • September 27 2022

    EXEL Industries: 70 years of seeking excellence

    On October 5, 2022, to celebrate its 70th anniversary, the EXEL Industries Group is organizing a company event at the Épernay Museum of Champagne wine and regional archaeology together with a temporary exhibition of collector’s spraying machines on display in the museum courtyard and on Avenue de Champagne.

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Founded in 1952 and based in France, EXEL Industries is a family-owned group listed on the Paris stock exchange and a leading global supplier of spraying solutions.

2020-2021 Annual Report

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70 YEARS in search of excellence
Doing things differently and better than before

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Innovation policy

In the field of capital goods and in each of the Group’s activities, our companies develop innovative solutions that enable our customers to improve efficiency and productivity. These innovations also help our customers achieve their goals in terms of environmental and social commitments.

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EXEL Industries is an innovative family-owned group that provides a wealth of career opportunities in France and abroad.

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