Creation of SEAT by Mr. Bernard Chapel, father of current CEO. The family owned business is located in Montfermeil, a close suburb of Paris. The company specialises in the field of plastic boiler making including plastic fans, fume hoods, etc.


SEAT starts venturing out of France and makes its export debut on the Belgian market.


Launch of the new and existing range of PP centrifugal called ‘SEAT Series ‘. The unique and colourful design is quickly a hit on domestic and foreign markets;


SEAT adds the ‘JET Series’ inline fans to its range of PP fans.


Creation of Seplast, subsidiary of SEAT in the Czech Republic.


The ‘SEAT Control ’ airflow monitor for fume cupboard is born. This equipment quickly becomes the monitor and control of choice of French laboratory furniture makers and installers.


Introduction of ‘STORM’ Series fans for application requiring higher pressure.


Creation of  Plastec the US subsidiary of SEAT covering the Americas. Originally located in the Philadelphia area, it has since then been moved to Bradenton, Florida.


EAT is relocating offices and factory in Verniolle, located an hour South of Toulouse nearby the Pyrenees Mountains. The brand new factory and offices are built from the ground up to accomodate fast growth on domestic and international markets.


SEAT AirControl new generation of airflow monitors and controls is introduced onto markets. SEAT Ventilation SA is experiencing a 2 figures growth rate and is currently represented in 45 countries.