Professional Distribution
for industry and the building sector

650 selling points worldwide

AUSTRIA : 8 selling points


Steyr Werner specialises in selling industrial supplies, especially in the MRO and PPE sectors. Its head office is located in the outskirts of the capital, Wien (Vienna). This company has 188 people employed in eight sales outlets.

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BELGIUM : 10 selling points


Being the undisputed leader in the industrial supply distribution sector (MRO - Maintenance Repairs and Operational materials), IMES wants to be the most competent partner for businesses who are looking for an efficient and cost effective solution for their MRO product management.

Both as a multi-specialist and generalist distributor in the range as well as a specialist in the products.

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Descours & Cabaud has acquired 40% of the capital of the company VAN DEN BRŒCK, located in Herentals in Belgium, trading in building hardware, power tools, welding and PPE: 3 selling points.

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CZECH Republic: 2 selling points
SLOVAKIA: 8 selling points


Between 2006 and 2008, Descours & Cabaud took over the companies SLS and Technaco CZ in Slovakia. In April 2010, the 2 companies merged to become SLS-TECHNACO. It has a total of 8 selling points present in the two countries.

To know more about our subsidiary Dexis in Slovakia and
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The company DELUX was taken over in 2011, and is the leader in the PPE distribution sector in Slovakia, with locations in Vráble and in the Czech Republic in Podebrady.

To know more about our subsidiary Prolians in Slovakia and
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GERMANY : 3 sales oulets


TKD GmbH focuses on OEM solutions and MRO activities. Today, its main activity is the manufacturing and the supply of precision ball bearings and slewing rings.

We offer 0.400 mm to 150 mm precision balls of various qualities and materials, used in furniture slide-rail systems, by the distributors in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic sectors and also rails for car seats, pens, bearings, ...

For the slewing rings, we offer a 200 mm to 3 000 mm range, also available in various materials and various precisions. The main markets are building machinery, packaging, cranes, renewable energies, the agricultural sector and many more.

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Situated between Frankfurt and Stuttgart in Germany, the RALA company is involved in the sectors MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul), OEM (original equipment manufacturers) and PPE (personal protective equipment). It has 275 employees working on two sites.

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ITALY : 11 selling points


Descours & Cabaud is present in Italy, with the company FEREXPERT, specialised in Building Hardware, which has two selling points, in Bologna and Ferrara...

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This company based in Mantoue, specialised in Building Hardware, joined the group in July 2012.

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In November 2015, Descours & Cabaud continued developing in Italy when it bought shares in the CCRE company. Based in Reggio Emilia, it specialises in mechanical power transmission.

So now, armed with its five sales outlets, the Dexis sign can be seen in Italy.

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NETHERLANDS : 40 sales outlets


Descours & Cabaud bought into the capital of the DESTIL company in 2007. Founded in Tilburg, Netherlands, in 1865, it deals in building hardware, fixings, tools and PPE (personal protective equipment). In 2010, DESTIL took over the Syntec company (formerly CRH).
Its sales outlets have increased the workforce of DESTIL, now making it the leader for construction hardware in the Netherlands. In 2013, DESTIL merged with the LAMAN company, already subsidiary of the Group within Dexis.
Thus, DESTIL shows its determination to develop its industrial customer base and consolidate its position as leader for professional supplies in the Netherlands.

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In May 2015, the Group expanded in the Netherlands when it bought shares in the Wiek de Laat Security company. Located in Veghel, and with thirty employees, it installs and maintains building access control systems.

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Located in the Netherlands, the NOMAG company specialises in selling tools for industry and mechanical transmission. It has two sales outlets near Amsterdam and 25 employees.

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Kroon BV is specialised in the sale of tools and personal protective equipment. Based in the north of the Netherlands, Kroon BV employs 100 people, has 10 branches and boasts a turnover of €21 million.
Following this acquisition, the group now has 50 points of sale in the Netherlands, generating a combined turnover of €118 million and employing 500 people.
The Netherlands is the country in which Descours & Cabaud has the largest presence, second only to France.

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SPAIN : 30 sales outlets


  • Metallurgical products
  • Building & Public Works products
  • Tooling
  • Industrial supplies

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Descours & Cabaud strengthens its presence in Spain ine July 2016 with the acquisition of Helios Dica, a specialist in PPE distribution. Based in the Cantabria, Helios Dica employs 27 people, has 3 branches in Santander, Burgos and Tangier (Morocco) with a turnover of €8 million.

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Constantly expanding, with its many sales outlets covering most of Spain, the Dexis Spain agencies, grouped under the banner of Dexis Iberica, employ more than 175 people. In association with the most important market brands, they daily provide maintenance and renewal services for more than 20,000 regular customers, with a full range of MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) products:

  • Bearings, linear guidance systems, mechanical transmission components
  • Compressed air, vacuum and nitrogen
  • Sealing
  • Lubrication
  • Industrial tools
  • Complete industrial supplies
  • Hydraulic transmission


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Within the organization of DEXIS, Tecnomeca Kidelan is oriented to serve the OEM industry in the Iberian region. We provide technology solutions in the field of linear motion, mechanical transmission, aluminum profiles rotation, under our brand TKD. Our engineering department advises and provides complete studies and projects in the field of automation. We offer our product range in correlation with the needs of our customers, and we cooperate with them to provide the complete solution.

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SWITZERLAND : 3 selling points


Descours & Cabaud is present in Switzerland thanks to the company Carrel, under the Prolians banner, located in Yverdon near Neuchatel lake. Carrel distributes the following product families:

  • Metallurgical products (steel reinforcing bars and rolled metal)
  • Heating - Plumbing equipment
  • Tooling
  • Mounting
  • Building hardware

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UNITED KINGDOM : 40 selling points


In october of 2016, Descours & Cabaud achieves a historic milestone in its international expansion strategy by acquiring Hayley Group Limited in the United Kingdom.

Thanks to this acquisition, Descours & Cabaud now covers 11 European countries and thus enters the small circle of MRO B-to-B distributors able to operate over the entire European market.

Created in 1976, Hayley services all sectors of industry and has developed a great expertise in the rail, food and beverage, aggregate & cement, utilities, agricultural and engineering sectors.

With 40 branches covering the whole country from Poole to Inverness, Hayley generated in 2016 a turnover of £114 million pounds sterling (€135 million) with circa 560 employees.

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CANADA : 6 sales outlets


Descours & Cabaud moved into Canada after buying shares in two companies located in the province of Quebec. These two companies employ 125 people and are specialists in the marketing of steel, aluminium, special steels and reinforcement bars.

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In April 2015, the Group bought shares in the Outil Pac company, located in Canada, in the province of Quebec. It has 48 employees on its three sites in Montreal, Quebec, and Danville, and specialises in supplying tools and equipment for construction work and industry. The Group was already present in Canada since taking over the companies Acier Ouellette and Acier Campi in April 2014.

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As part of its international development strategy, the Group strengthened its position in Canada in November 2015 with the takeover of Intercity Industrial, based in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Specialising in the sale of tools and equipment for construction work and industry, it brings to six the number of the Group’s outlets in Canada.

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USA : 33 selling points


Descours & Cabaud has been present in the United States since 1979 with DILLON SUPPLY Co and its 27 agencies based in 7 states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

Dillon Supply Co offers its clients the following main product families:

  • Steels and Tubes
  • Lifting and Handling machinery
  • Industrial supplies
  • Abrasives
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Cutting tools
  • Hand tools
  • Mechanical transmission devices
  • Electric tooling
  • Industrial valves and fitting equipment
  • Industrial paints
  • Mounting
  • Industrial materials

To know more about our subsidiary Dillon Supply in the USA:

BMG Metals

Having joined the Group in July 2012, BMG Metals with its headquarters located in Richmond (Virginia), has 6 agencies in Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland.

The company distributes metallurgical products, aluminium and stainless steel and includes a conversion section (plasma and oxy welding); it also has a reinforcing manufacturing workshop.

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