Specialist in agricultural machinery since 1970, PICHON, a French family industrial business is reputed for being the leader in the manufacture of slurry tankers and muck spreaders. With over 50% of market share in the slurry tanker industry in FRANCE, Pichon continues its exponential growth and is now exported to over 45 countries and has huge ambitions to continue its development in export. Besides slurry tankers and muck spreaders, compact loaders and slurry mixers complete our range.
- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Agriculture - Crop Cultivation
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
Presentation of PICHON company
Located in Guipavas near Brest, France, PICHON is active on the agricultural machinery market since 1970.
After initially developing equipment to soil preparation, in 1976 the company turned to the manufacture and sale slurry tankers .
With its exclusive sales force and a network of distributors supported by agricultural machinery professionals, PICHON has become the french leading manufacturer of slurry tankers.
Custom-built solutions are definitely our strong point. At PICHON, every tanker is designed to strictly meet the user's specifications.
This approach demands faultless technical reactivity and listening carefully to what our customers want. Thanks to this rigorous approach, the company able to respond very quickly to even the most challenging demands.
More than 40 years of expertise into the improvement of spreading techniques have enabled PICHON to gain a foothold in 45 countries all over the world.
The diversification embracing power jetting equipment and, since 2004, compact loaders has actively supported the company growth.
The company is driven by the same ambition: to be in the forefront of innovation and performance.
PICHON likes to stay close to its customers in an effort to precisely target the needs of the users. This method is based on our 10-strong sales force in France, which provides our distribution network with advice and information and makes regular visits to the farms where our products are used. Seven export salesman representatives manage dealers network and importers in order to reach full end user satisfaction and company expectation.
This special approach has made PICHON the leader on the slurry tanker market and provides every single user with a technical solution that precisely meets their needs.
10 people work in the Engineering. The department uses 3D CAD-CAM tools. By staying in close touch with the field, they can innovate and develop ever more efficient products.
PICHON's expertise and know-how fuel its constant progress in terms of the equipment and the technologies it uses.
Our high-performance CAD-CAM tools enable us to meet all the most specific needs users.
PICHON is determined to retain its command of the different phases of the production process: cutting, welding and assembly.
In an effort to boost productivity, the company regularly invests in modern tools that are fast, deliver quality and are easy to use.
The qualification of the personnel is of primary importance. PICHON invests in people who want to progress and to make a contribution to the development of the company.
Every day, our qualified technicians assemble and test the various machines.
A job that demands the utmost rigour, in the fields of mechanics, hydraulics and electrics. Their high level of reactivity allows for rapid interventions.
The Transport department has vehicles (truck and trailers, trucks with cranes, lowbed, extendible and recessed semi-trailers, etc.) for a flexible and versatile transport offering.
The drivers can also start up the machinery they deliver, so that users are sure to get off to a good start.
Our team of qualified technicians criss-crosses the country in their workshop vans, making quick repairs for customers.
Store - Spare parts
The spare parts store supplies the distribution network and users alike to very tight deadlines, thanks to its large and well kept stock of spare parts.
All these departments work closely together to enable PICHON to respond precisely to even the most diverse demands with the appropriate solutions.
It offers transport services with France and Europe for:
- Tractors and agricultural machinery
- Public works equipment
- Metal, wooden, concrete structures, etc.
Deliveries are made by a team of experienced drivers , at the wheel of a diverse fleet of trucks capable of meeting even the most varied needs:
- Road-going tractors with a crane to load and unload fixed equipment: 3.5 T to 4m and up to 1 T to 10m
- 2 extra-low flatbed semi-trailers: 0.45m
- 2 semi-trailers extendible from 13.5m to 17.5m
- 3 low-bed semi-trailers: 0.95m
- 1 truck and trailer (2x8m)
- Category 1 exceptional loads: up to 3 metres wide and 4 metres high.
Each vehicle has its own ramps, straps and chains.
The GPS system in each truck means that the vehicle's progress and its position can be tracked in real time.
The complete fleet is regularly serviced by PICHON's vehicle maintenance department, to guarantee quick and trouble-free transport services.
Thanks to its fully awareness of customer issues and imperatives, PICHON is the right transport services partner to guarantee deliveries in complete peace of mind.