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EURENCO announces the acquisition of MANUCO

Eurenco announces the acquisition of MANUCO, a company specializing in the manufacture of high performance energetic nitrocellulose


The EURENCO Group, European leader in the field of propellants and explosives, and world leader in fuel additives, announces the acquisition of the entirety of MANUCO and the signing of a 5-year supply contract with the Maxam Group.
MANUCO develops, manufactures and supplies energetic nitrocellulose for the defense and civilian industries (mainly hunting powders). With more than 50 references in all product qualities and a high production capacity MANUCO provides global service and technical support to customers in more than 20 countries worldwide. It employs 76 people and has sales of €17 million.





Benjamin Gautier, Group Communication Manager,

T +33 6 77 56 92 09

A great opportunity for MANUCO’s industrial and commercial development It will allow us to develop our industrial tool
to meet the growing needs of the market while maintaining the same philosophy of close collaboration between our customers and our MANUCO team.

Bruce IEHL Chairman of MANUCO

this acquisition marks a
new milestone in EURENCO’s growth strategy. It will enable us to meet the increasing demand from MANUCO’s customers and to secure the supply of nitrocellulose used in many of EURENCO’s products.

Thierry FRANCOU,

Chairman and CEO of Eurenco


MANUCO is a world leader in the supply of energetic nitrocellulose for the Defense, Security, Pyrotechnics and Civil Explosives industries. Founded 100 years ago in Bergerac, southwestern France, MANUCO today develops, manufactures and supplies custom-made nitrocellulose for customers worldwide.

More than 50 references in all product levels and a high production capacity enable the company to provide global service and technical support to customers in more than 20 countries worldwide.
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