News & PR
BERNARD CONTROLS focuses on added value for customers
When they started implementing the LEAN Manufacturing processes into their Gonesse factory (Paris - France) at the end of 2008, BERNARD CONTROLS chose to strongly commit to customer satisfaction. "Making the most out of the least" or maximizing customer value while minimizing waste - this is the cornerstone of the LEAN management
BERNARD CONTROLS supports the 4L Trophy
THE SO-CALLED 4L Trophyis a long-distance rally across the Moroccan desert in Renault 4L cars, where students bring school stationery and sport equipment to poor children. This is the first humanitarian and sportive student event in Europe! In February 2011, BERNARD CONTROLS takes part in this adventure and sponsors a team from the ECAM engineering school from Rennes (France).
AREVA awards BERNARD CONTROLS the Certified Supplier label
Last June, 15th was held the 2010 AREVA Certified Suppliers Day. Amongst the award-winners, Etienne Bernard - BERNARD CONTROLS' CEO - was honoured to receive this award from Anne Lauvergeon and to deliver a speech supporting the quality relationships existing between the Nuclear leader and its suppliers.
L.Bernard becomes BERNARD CONTROLS
Our teams gather together a great momentum and become BERNARD CONTROLS in order to better reflect our international dimension, established from year to year. This new name, understandable everywhere in the world, is loyal to the brand Bernard, which is firmly established in our business. It stresses also a major technical element of both our activity and our customer's: the industrial control, the control of fluids, flows and energies.
Mr. Jeff Bricker, new Manager of our American subsidiary BCI
Mr. Etienne Bernard - C.E.O. - and all the employees of L.Bernard would like to give Mr. Jeff Bricker, the new General Manager of our North American subsidiary - Bernard Controls Inc., a warm welcome in the group. He joins us to take part in the development of L.Bernard electric actuators business in North America.
L.Bernard rewarded by the MOCI for its successful international strategy
On 17 December 2009, L.Bernard received the Export Strategy Prize delivered by the MOCI - Moniteur du Commerce International. This French specialist publication about international trade rewarded 13 small and medium-sized French businesses among the 2009 top 1000 leaders in international trade; and brought to light L.Bernard successful internationalization.
L.Bernard receives the «Excellence Prize» given by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China
On 7 November 2009, the French CCI in China gave to L.Bernard the "Excellence Prize", which rewards a small and medium-sized business established for 2 to 5 years in China. Thanks to BBCE - the Chinese subsidiary of the group managed by Guillaume Bernard - the company can meet efficiently the needs for modern and automated industrial facilities in China.