Inergy Automotive Systems

Company Profile



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

Business Overview

-The Company, as Plastic Omnium’s Auto Inergy Division, is the world’s leading manufacturer of blow-molded polyethylene fuel systems. In 2016, the Company produced approximately 19 million fuel systems, holding 21% of the global market share.


-The Company's primary competitors are the U.S. group Kautex, a Textron subsidiary, the Chinese group YAPP and TI Automotive, which have global market shares of 15%, 12%, and 11%, respectively.
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
-Twin Sheet Blow-Molding (TSBM) fuel systems
-Plastic filler pipes
-Fuel valves
-Mechanical seals inserted inside filler pipes
-Capless refueling modules
-INBAFFLE noise reduction solutions

Diesel Emissions Reduction
-Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technologies
-Diesel particulate filters
-DINOx Premium NOx reduction system with onboard SCR storage and delivery


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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