Experts in sampling valve since 1974
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Today - With over 46 years of experience in the design and procurement of valves in over 70 countries, FAMAT SAMPLING S.A. is a qualified and recognized supplier to the worldwide largest engineering companies and end users

2020 - Famat focuses on its flagship product which has built its success : the sampling valve and becomes FAMAT SAMPLING S.A. member of the BIAR group, undisputed specialist of sampling. The worldwide network of the group anad the common technical skills are the key assets to fulfil the ambitions of FAMAT SAMPLING S.A.

2011 - Launch of new Products: Tank Bottom Valve, Charging Valve and Horizontal Sampling Valve

2010 - The company changes ownership following the retirements of its founders. Company becomes part of IPI group in 2016

2005 - Establishment of a worldwide sales network

2000 - Creation of FAMAT Inc. USA

1995 - ISO 9001

1989 - Favre & Matthijs SA becomes FAMAT SA and move to new premises

1983 - FAMAT sampling valve patented piston

1980 - The Company developed its own range of special valves for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.

1974 - The Company FAVRE & MATTHIJS SA was founded in Lausanne, and dedicated to the trading of industrial valves for chemicals and pharmaceuticals for this Swiss Market