Who are we?

Maguin, renowned for its expertise in beet sugar technology, has in more recent years diversified its activities.
Nowadays the Company offers a full range of processes and equipment within three major fields:
Beet Sugar Industry, Alcohol and Bio-ethanol production and Environment, the latter one with the CerCat® Filter (ceramic catalytic) for hot flue gas treatment and pre-fermentation drum for waste.

230 employees

2 production units certified ISO 9001

1 customer services

18 000 sqm2 of
workshop-area

3 activities

2 engineering offices

Turnkey
Engineering
Manufacturer

MASE Certification

Our references

40
Countries in which Maguin is present

403
Drum beet slicers

149
Diffusion towers

37
CerCat® filters

68
Lime kilns

10
Pre-fermentation drums

121
Washing drums

34
Fermentation units

51
Distillation units

50
Rectification units

50
Dehydration units

15
Concentration units

Our History

Company setting-up

Constant Tordeux founds a limes factory and has 30 workers.

1843

The factory is sold to Alfred Maguin

Maguin, Charmes, France
Alfred Maguin is interested in sugar factories and the diffusion process. A revolution. He needed knives, knife holders and cutters, he built a knife factory and several workshops.

1878

Rotary drum beet slicer invention

This is the biggest advancement in beet slicing, it enables to obtain high quality cossettes. Flow rate 600 t/d.

1913

New Factory

1907 destruction of the factory by a fire, the factory is rebuilt and extends over 15 ha connected to the railway, it employs 500 workers.

1925

Activities of the Charmes factory in the 1930s

Alongside its world-renowned specialities (knives, drum beet washers, stone catcher, weed catchers, sugar beet elevators, rotary drum beet slicers) for which Maguin improves regularly performances, the Société Nouvelle des Etablissements Maguin commonly manufactured all the equipment for sugar factories, refineries, distilleries, chemical factories (manufacture of sulfuric acids and superphosphates).

1930

The 1950s

Maguin’s activity developments. It was during this period that the Maguin portfolio grows more and more and that the company also specializes in manufacture of equipment for industry Chemical, with all types of rotating drum (dryers, granulators, etc.) and a range of 3-cylinder fertilizer crushers.

1950

Maguin joins the Moret Industries Group

Maguin is bought by Moret Industries Group and enables it to diversify its activities, until then focused on the design and manufacture of Industrial pumps and handling in sugar.

1986

Fours Delot International acquisition

Maguin expands its range of processes by integrating FDI technology, dedicated to the preparation of lime for the purification of sugar juice.

1994

Chelmza acquisition Poland

Maguin extends its commercial presence In the Eastern countries. Chelmza is a production site specialized in the construction of  equipment, such as sugar dryers, sleeve filters, frames and other miscellaneous mechanical welded constructions.

1998

Interis acquisition

Maguin diversified its activities with Interis, founded in 1989 and specialized in the design of bioethanol units and rectified alcohol from raw materials like sugar beet, sugar cane, cereals as well as sorghum and manioc.

2000

Remex acquisition

Maguin integrates Remex, a technology specialist in vibrating screens, to complete its beet washing line.

2001

Buckau Wolf know how acquisition

Maguin continues to extend its know-how in the front-end of beet sugar factories by integrating the extraction (diffusion) process.

2008

JPi Maintenance acquisition

Maguin completes its customer service with JPi Maintenance, founded in 2002 and specialized in industrial maintenance in the field of sugar industry.

2015

Sugar & alcohol pole of Moret Industries Group

With 170 years of experience and a wide range of products, installations and skills, Maguin continues to assist its customers in all relevant projects around the world. Our specific knowledge and the physical size of our company enables us today to have the necessary flexibility for adapting ourselves to the requests of our customers but also to be reactive and professional in the execution of their projects.

2017