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Our history


Since its creation, Sidas has drawn its force from four essential values: 

Innovation, Passion, Performance and Commitment.


Sidas is the ideal partner for all those wanting to offer their customers the best technology, for all foot types, for all sports, all the time.


Key dates

 1975: Creation of Sidas by three ski instructors:

• Loïc DAVID
• Jacques MARTIN
• Gabriel PELLICOT


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Their personalities and beliefs positioned Sidas on the booming SKI market, with the development and marketing of a solution to ensure foot comfort while skiing:A footbed moulded to the shape of the foot.
This activity is growing internationally (USA, Japan).


1985: Under the initiative of Patrick Boismal, Sidas branched out into a new market : Medical applications

• creation of the PODIATECH trademark
• therapeutic solutions for professional foot specialists (orthotics)

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2003: Transfer of the business to its three executive directors:

• Jean-Pierre Delangle
• François Duvillard
• Thierry Ravillion


Their ambition led them to develop a five-year growth plan (+54%), by bringing in new skills, moving into new markets on every continent and creating a new production plant.

Sidas is represented by 4 key values :


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Rooted in the mind of each person, every day, it is recognised and rewarded.


  • ISPO Awards 2013

  • Outdoor award 2011

  • ISPO Awards 2008

  • INPI Prize (National Institute for Innovation)

  • Numerous patents every year


Passion and performance:


It is by combining passion for sport with the competencies of experts, top-level athletes and orthopaedic centres that Sidas is able to succeed in its projects.




Sidas is committed to making a suitable solution accessible to everyone:

  • by passing on its know-how to professionals,

  • by informing the general public and making them aware of the importance and the role the foot plays.