• 1958 : Inception of DKM, designer of industrial positive displacement pumps.
  • 1970 : Integration of Clextral into the Creusot-Loire group.
  • 1971 : First nuclear installation in Belgium,
  • 1975 : Acquisition of DKM by the Creusot-Loire group, DKM becomes a division of Clextral.
  • 1977 : First nuclear installations in France on the CP1 – 900 MW program. A900 MW program. All CP1-CP2-P4-P’4-N4 bearings follow until 1995.
  • 1985 : Clextral becomes a subsidiary of the Framatome group.
  • 2001 : Exit from the Framatome group and acquired by Management (LBO).
  • 2007 : Clextral – a division of the Legris Industries Group, accelerator of industrial performance.
  • 2008 : First nuclear installation on a 3+ (could also say third generation) generation power plant in Finland.
  • 2013 : Construction of a training workshop in Firminy.
  • 2014 : Development of complementary nuclear safety pumps for auxiliary circuits in France.
  • 2015 : Clextral perpetuates its nuclear activity by signing a 10-year partnership in France for the provision of services and services.
  • 2017-2018 : Complementary safety nuclear pumps are acclaimed for a major project in the UK.
  • 2019 : Launch of the development program for a new model of safety injection nuclear pumps meeting the highest safety requirements.
  • 2021 : Clextral has supplied more than 18,000 pumps on 5 continents thanks to its knowledge, expertise and excellence.


Our pumps are compliant with the American Petroleum Institute’s international standards API 674 and API 675, which extend well beyond the oil and gas markets and the chemical industry.

Likewise, Clextral pumps can be installed on vulnerable or SEVESO-listed industrial sites, as they satisfy the specific provisions of ATEX Directive 94/9/CE.


Clextral Pumps is CEFRI certified

We obtained certification from the CEFRI (the French Committee for Company Certification), we extended our activities to the maintenance of pumps installed in nuclear power plants. 

Our staff received the appropriate training both for their own protection and also to improve the prevention of risks attached to working in nuclear installations.