Inergy Automotive Systems

Company Profile



42, rue Paul Vaillant-Couturier - 92593 Levallois-Perret cedex - France

Business Overview

-The Company is a leading French manufacturer of plastic fuel systems.

-Its main competitors are the U.S. group Kautex, a Textron subsidiary, the Chinese group YAPP and TI Automotive. The Company holds a 21% share of the global market for fuel systems, followed by Kautex (14%), YAPP (10%) and TI Automotive (9%).
  Note: The market shares are estimated by the Company.


-The Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Plastic Omnium S.A.


Plastic Fuel Systems
Blow molded fuel systems
Multilayer fuel systems 
PZEV (Partial-Credit Zero Emission Vehicle) fuel systems
Fuel systems for hybrids
Plastic filler pipes

Fuel System Components
Fuel valves
Mechanical seal inserted inside of the filler pipes
Capless refueling modules
Noise reduction solutions

Diesel Emissions Reduction
Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technologies
Diesel particulate filters


2000 Founded as a 50/50 joint venture between Solvay Automotive and Plastic Omnium. Started with manufacturing operations in 14 countries.
2001 Opened new manufacturing operation in Slovakia.
2003 Opens a new operation in Romania and a second plant in Japan.
2007 Opened its first manufacturing location in China in the Wuhan area.
2008 Opened production site in Stavrovo, Russia.
Launched its Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system for light passenger vehicles.
Launched its Twin Sheet Blow-Molding (TSBM) technology for the production of low emission fuel systems.
2010 Plastic Omnium takes full ownership of the Company after acquiring Solvay's 50% stake.
Opened the first manufacturing location in India near Chennai.
Opened plant in China near Beijing.
Entered joint venture with Maruti-Suzuki in India.
2011 Opened the first manufacturing location in Morocco, in Tangier.
2012 Entered joint venture with DSK to create DIPO in Russia.
Opened four new plants in US, Brazil, Russia and Mexico.
2013 Opened R&D center in Venette, France.
2014 Started operations of two new plants in China.

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