Who is SOFABEX ?

SOFABEX has been designing, manufacturing and marketing fuel pumps for vehicle engines, for more than 50 years. The company also manufactures exhaust gas recirculation valves (EGR) in partnership with JOHNSON CONTROLS (ex-SAGEM).

Sofabex in few figures

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  • Limited company with a capital of 243.000 €
  • Founded in november 1947
  • 5 M€ turnover for year 2007
  • Total surface of 3.000 m²
  • Annual prodution
    • 800.000 pumps
    • 100.000 EGR valves
  • ISO 9002 certification

Origins and development of SOFABEX company

November 1947

Foundation of the company then name RENOVPOMPwich restored petrol pumps.

En 1952

The company started to produce petrol pumps.

En 1966

RENOVPOMP became RIVAPOMPE and launched the brand SOFABEX.

In the 1980's

SOFABEX-RIVAPOMPE became the European market leader in manufacturing fuel pumps. All of the new french vehicles were equipped with SOFABEX pumps.

In october 1998

The management team changed. The company's name is SOFABEX.


The majority of the production is exported. Sales are mainly located on the upwards market.

Company's structure

SOFABEX is composed of several departements whithin a standard structure.

- Management
- Research departement
- Production lines
- Stock management

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