ABOUT US

Choosing Proople means choosing a product that is made in France, complies with current standards and has an impeccable level of quality, recognised by our many customers for over 40 years. We offer unique and innovative anti-slip, accessibility and floor safety solutions, and a team of professionals to support you.

“Secure access to the ground”

In order to ensure the safety of people, especially the most vulnerable, Proople relies on more than 40 years of experience, and designs its products using the most advanced technologies, with a constant concern for manufacturing quality, and by constantly adapting its design to the requirements of our customers.

Our mission: to provide you with the most effective solutions in terms of anti-slip, accessibility and floor safety.

In 40 years of experience, Proople has developed a real expertise in the design, manufacture and marketing of products dedicated to accessibility and safety on the ground.
Today, we are one of the main European players, recognised for our high standards and our ability to propose solutions adapted to your needs while offering an incomparable Quality/Price/Sustainability ratio.

Christophe Vitard,
Président

Made in France

Choosing PROOPLE means choosing “made in France” know-how. Our factories in France have production lines designed in-house to control the formulation and manufacturing processes, guaranteeing the best performance. Our selection of REACH-compliant materials and the continuous monitoring of our production processes guarantee high-quality, environmentally friendly products.

Innovation and customised support

Our extensive research and development efforts are based on listening carefully to the current and future needs of our customers and end users. And because every need is different, we offer tailor-made solutions and answers, taking into account all the parameters and constraints of our clients in order to provide a personalised response adapted to their needs.

  • Choosing Proople means choosing French production by passionate men and women. In our two factories in Chalonnes-sur-Loire, we are constantly investing in improving our production facilities, our chemical formulations and the design of new products.

  • Choosing Proople means choosing a reference company that has equipped more than 12,000 sites with accessibility in France. Every year, around 1,500 ERP and IOP choose our products for their compliance.

  • Choosing Proople means choosing a company that invests in the analysis of its clients’ needs. We work closely with our key account customers to develop tailor-made solutions. Close collaboration to ensure an appropriate and effective response.

Important dates

Proople’s milestones

  • 1977

    Our company is called Eram Industrie, and we are developing and patenting a new polyurethane resin-based surface, the Terre Battue Synthétique (TBS), to equip tennis courts.

  • 1979

    Based on our initial research and applications, we are working with Éric Tabarly to develop a new nautical anti-slip coating that he will test on his boat Paul Ricard for his participation in the “Lorient-Les Bermudes-Lorient” race.

  • 1983

    Thanks to its effectiveness and resistance to the most extreme conditions, our anti-slip is rapidly becoming the reference for the protection of sailors in major ocean races. Philippe Jantot’s, Florence Arthaud’s or Philippe Poupon’s sailing boats are equipped with our products.

  • 1986

    We are expanding our field of application to industry. In close collaboration with Renault, our design office developed the 1st anti-slip anti-fatigue mat for the safety and comfort of workers on the Flins production line.

  • 1992

    We are developing a new range of products for risk prevention and accessibility in the building and transport sector.

  • 2007

    On the strength of our initial feedback on roadways, we are launching an innovative range of resin pavers for the embellishment of urban centres. Our pavers guarantee safety, aesthetics and ease of installation.

  • 2010

    Our company becomes Passage-Sécurité and asserts itself as the specialist in the transformation of elastomeric plastics, dedicated to accessibility for people with reduced mobility and to the safety of floors and public spaces.

  • 2016

    Our company continues to grow, with the ambition of strengthening our French leadership and developing internationally. Our new name is Proople, a neologism for Protection of People and a catch-all term for Protect People.

  • 2017

    We are launching the Passage By Proople range, the first 100% accessible range. A simplified, 100% standardised range with the highest standards of quality/price durability. We create the first adhesive podotactile tile suitable for roadways.