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.

Key figures


€1.1 billion

2022-2023 revenue



employees (permanent)  worldwide



patent families



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.


Through its Hozelock, G.F., Berthoud, Laser Industrie and Cooper Pegler brands, EXEL Industries is one of the leaders in the consumer watering and plant protection market. Its brands offer innovative, high-quality products to provide solid and efficient solutions for consumers and professional gardeners.

EXEL Industries worldwide

EXEL Industries is a federation of independent companies operating at over 20 industrial locations worldwide (including France, the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Romania, the USA and Australia). 81% of its sales are now generated outside France.

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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.

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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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