STOCKMAN is founded by Philippe Garnier, with a head office located in Bayonne, as a B2C company specialized in forklifts, handling, lifting, packaging and industrial cleaning equipment resale.
Opening of a STOCKMAN agency in Lons (64).
Opening of a STOCKMAN agency in Saint Avit (40).
Création de MANUSUD, société destinée à la location courte et longue durées des matériels identiques à ceux commercialisés par STOCKMAN.
MANUSUD is founded for short and long term equipment rental marketed by STOCKMAN.
STOCKMAN purchases 21,000 m² premises in Hagetmau in the Landes (40). This warehouse is home to a storage area of 16,500 m², a manufacturing workshop of 1000 m², an after-sales service workshop of 500 m², an assembly workshop of 500 m², a showroom of 1000 m² adjacent to a training room of 125 m², administrative offices of 200 m² and shipping docks of 2000 m².
STOCKMAN sells MANUSUD.
STOCKMAN separates its two activities:
STOCKMAN: B2C local distribution of material handling, industrial cleaning, and packing
equipment in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrénées, Gers and Landes.
STOCKMAN the handling company: Design, manufacture, trade and distribution of
material handling, warehouse, lifting and packaging equipment for B2B only.
STOCKMAN sells STOCKMAN AQUITAINE to focus on B2B distribution and development only.
STOCKMAN becomes the exclusive distributor in France of NOBLELIFT electric equipment, a global leader and largest manufacturer of pallet trucks.
STOCKMAN signs strategic exclusive contracts with leading brands in their respective industry:
- With NOBLELIFT for all their electrical and manual line of products;
- With I.LIFT, leading manufacturer of lifting tables;
- With AXA, Italian manufacturer of workshop cranes and premium hydraulic presses.
Opening of a fully automated spare parts warehouse with more than 30,000 references stored with a value exceeding one million euros.
The design of STOCKMAN's new head office is part of a CSR approach, both in terms of the choice of materials, the management of the impact of our activity on the environment, and the organisation of the employees' work spaces. The building covers a total surface area of 6,600 m2 with a 600 m2 showroom, a 600 m2 automated spare parts shop, a 1,200 m2 manufacturing workshop, a 300 m2 storage area, a 1,200 m2 office area, meeting room, sports room, kitchen, rest room, outdoor patio, etc. With a storage space of over 3000 m2, this new building now houses all the ranges of electrical equipment. A new 600 m2 showroom is available to distributor partners. It has been designed and conceived to organise technical and commercial training in the best conditions.