Lecapitaine was founded in Saint-Lô. As skilled cartwrights, Lecapitaine fitted cattle lorries, trailers and carts.
At the height of the industrial revolution, the company contributed to developments in goods transportation by creating the first refrigerated vehicle bodies for storing and preserving the quality of perishable foodstuffs.
Looking to expand our capabilities and service, we took the company to a new level by joining Petit Forestier Group. An opportunity to refine and expand the production line.
Lecapitaine inaugurated its new production site in Saint-Lô A deliberate decision to stay within our region and remain connected with our customers in France and in Europe.
Lecapitaine celebrated its 80th anniversary,
building the bodywork onto 5,500 vehicles.
Lecapitaine expanded its production site to achieve production capacity of 7,500 vehicles annually.
From the moment our company was founded, it was in our DNA to research, anticipate and invent for your business. This state of mind, combined with 85 years of experience means that we are well out in front when it comes to meeting the challenges of the future.Discover Lecapitaine innovations
To get a true measure of our expertise, you should enter our production facility at Saint-Lô and take a look at our manufacturing process.Discover the stages of manufacturing