A family affair
A family business for 3 generations
Creation in L’Aubertière (17) of a blacksmith's workshop by René Ballanger
Sale of the first CLAAS combine harvester: a CLAAS Junior
The company created by René Ballanger becomes a CLAAS dealer
The company had to grow and therefore moved its workshops and its store to Aigrefeuille (17), which in the future would be the head office.
The company becomes a Renault Tracteurs dealer
Bernard Ballanger begins his career in the family business
Opening of the site of St Jean d´Angély (17), "La Motoculture Angérienne"
Bernard Ballanger takes over the management of the company
Opening of the Prahecq site (79)
Opening of the Belluire site (17)
Opening of the Tourriers site (16)
Olivier Ballanger began his career in the family business.
The Ets. Ballanger became CLAAS dealers for tractors (CLAAS became the majority shareholder of Renault Agriculture).
Cécile Ballanger joins the company.
Renovation and transformation of the premises of Aigrefeuille (17). Olivier Ballanger succeeds Bernard Ballanger.
Renovation and restructuring of the St Jean d´Angély site
Construction of premises in Mazerolles (17), to replace those in Belluire (17)
Acquisition of the CRA of Nersac (16), Saintes (17), Gensac (16) and of the SARL Jouanet (16). The Saintes team is transferred to Mazerolles.
Ets Ballanger becomes Gregoire dealers.
Merger with AMA (Angoulême Materiel Agricoles), led by Julien Cloué based in
The Tourriers (16) and Nersac (16) sites come under the AMA banner.