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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.
1975: Creation of Sidas by three ski instructors:
• Loïc DAVID
• Jacques MARTIN
• Gabriel PELLICOT
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)
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 :
Rooted in the mind of each person, every day, it is recognised and rewarded.
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.