Guaranteed know-how and soft-skills!
Cap Ingelec is now ranked as one of the top five French engineering companies thanks to our extensive experience, rigorous organization skills, advanced work-methods, and in-depth know-how which it exploits, from design to completion, to ensure the success of every project. Our continuous growth has allowed us to undertake large projects within France and abroad. Our development is founded on independent, family-company values and this has helped to ensure the loyalty of our staff and partners, the satisfaction of our clients and a results-oriented culture based on fundamental cardinal virtues. We invite you to explore the latest version of our interactive website which presents our scope ofactivities and references as well as our commitment as a responsible compagny which favors the hiring of young engineers who represent tomorrow’s talents . Our signature motto, “engineering that commits”, is not a mere promise but a solid guarentee to invest our effective know-how and soft-skills!
Jean-Paul Calès (President)
& Matthieu Calès (Managing Director)
ENGINEERING THAT COMMITS ENSURES THE SUCCESS OF ALL YOUR PROJECTS
Today, Cap Ingelec is one of the top 5 French engineering companies. Our independent company has completed more than 20,000 engineering missions covering 6 main activity sectors: Datacenters, Buildings & Luxury Apts, Industry, Energy, Cleanrooms, Critical Infrastructures, and Wines Spirits.
Fortified with almost 30 years of experience, we are constantly growing all of our activity sectors within France and elsewhere. In addition to our traditional engineering missions, we also undertake turnkey engineering and construction projects for high-profile, national and international clients. Taking advantage of methodical organization and extensive technical know-how, our company relies on highly-qualified, highly-experienced engineers and partners to ensure the success of all your projects.
For more than 25 years, Cap Ingelec has been providing energy-efficient solutions and are committed to sustainable development by offering our clients solutions that minimize their energy consumption, environmental foot-prints, non-recurring (investment) and recurring (operational) costs. and Wines Spirits
30 YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION
Established in 1992 by Jean-Paul Calès along with his wife, Cap Ingelec will be celebrating 30 years of successfully-satisfying operations in 2022! A large, dedicated edifice retraces the company’s first 2 decades. Along the way, the company has successfully established a solid, global reputation by consistently employing its vast range of technical skills and know-how in industrial automation, and electrical/environmental engineering. We then applied our engineering know-how to project management and turn-key projects in numerous activity sectors via our various specialties: energy production, industrial processes, construction/renovation projects, datacenters, aerial navigation, hospital infrastructures, navigable routes and ports, just to name a few! Throughout all these years, we have continuously accumulated new expertise, ideas, and innovations to ensure greater energy-conservation and to maximize the use of renewable resources. From our head-office in Saint-Jean d’Illac near Bordeaux, Cap Ingelec has continued to open new branches in Toulouse, Paris, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence, etc. Today, this engineering company has 9 installations and has effectively doubled the surface area of its Parisian branch now employing a staff of sixty.
External growth: INGENOVA (Paris)
New headquarter in Mérignac (33)
External growth: CONCEPT UEL (Grenoble)
New subsidiary CAP DC Portugal
New agency in Rennes : CAP 35
New offices in Narbonne (11)
Construction of a new building at the head-office and relocation of our Parisian branches to rue de Charenton (12th district in Paris).
Jean-Paul CALES is welcomed at the Élysée to honor the “500 Territorial Champions”.
Purchase of the “Exper’ Elec” engineering firm in Lyon specializing in complex electrical grids.
BPI France grants Cap Ingelec with the “Excellence 2019” award.
Creation of CAP DC Switzerland.
Purchase of MC2 Engineering, an electrical engineering firm in Bordeaux, France.
Creation of CAP DC Turkey.
Arizton (an American analyst) classifies Cap Ingelec among the top 50 companies on the global market for datacenters.
First general assembly with 145 employee-shareholders.
Purchase of Ceclim Solution engineering firm based in Paris.
Cap Ingelec incorporates the “New-Aquitaine Accelerators”.
Creation of CAP DC Spain.
New offices for our Lyon branch in Neyron.
Cap Ingelec celebrates 25 years and hires Top 10 French engineers.
Relocation of the Tours branch to Saint-Avertin.
Creation of CAP DC Italia, Algeria, CEMAC, and Ghana.
Creation of a new international subsidiary dedicated to datacenters: CAP DC.
Creation of CAP DC ACO and CAP DC Maroc.
Launching of an apprenticeship program for young engineering graduates.
2011 - 2013
Ernst & Young awards Cap Ingelec the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award for the South-West region.
Cap Ingelec is awarded 3rd place in the “Growth” category.
Objective Aquitaine magasine grants Cap Ingelec the “Talent 2011” award.
20 year celebration.
New office in Brest.
Launching of the “EVIAN 2015” industrial project.
Purchase of the Ascari engineering group located in Reims and Tours and which specializes in buildings and structures.
Relocation of the Toulouse branch to Colomiers.
Deloitte Technology Fast awards Ascari a favorable mention for the South-West region.
Corporate responsibility award.
The first French engineering company labelled by the European Commission for its datacenters’ energy-efficiency.
Cap Ingelec designs the first “zero energy” high school in Bègles, France.
Cap Ingelec has 170 employees including 90 engineers.
Purchase of the Parisian “Secath Concept” technical design office specializing in fluids.
Cap Ingelec ranked among the top 150 high-growth/profitable companies.
ISO 9001 quality management certification.
Opening of the West Paris office in Chatou.
Cap Ingelec is ranked among the top 100 profitable companies.
A new branch in Aix-en-Provence.
Over 130 employees.
A new branch in Lyon.
In March 2005, the company’s head-office is visited by the SMC Minister and is granted the “Gazelles” appellation.
Opening of the Champs-sur-Marne branch in the Paris region.
Inauguration of the new head-office in Saint-Jean-d’Illac.
80 engineers and technicians employed in 4 different branches.
The company celebrated 10 years of operations!
Creation of the first branch in Toulouse.
Opening of a plant in Nantes.
Creation of the company in Mérignac with 5 employees.
Creation of the holding company, Calès Participation, the future Calès Technologies.
The first major industrial contract: relocation of the Grands Moulins plant from Paris to Gennevilliers.
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