family business

since 1975.

We design and manufacture in France,

turnkey lighting solutions

for professionals

from all sectors of activity.

Velum is the quality guaranteed by a know-how and a French manufacture since always. The production Made in France, it is also the guarantee of more demanding standards, of the traceability of each component, of a transport more respectful of the environment and of the perpetuation of a know-how.

Our partnerships with the French Fab label and the ImaginAlsace brand allow us to participate in the influence of French industry at the regional, national and even international level.

Velum is a family business that puts people at the heart of its strategy. We accompany our customers from diagnosis to installation thanks to custom solutions designed by our experts in France and in Europe. Our design office creates new products in correlation with your expectations and listening to your requests.

Numbers and data

45 years old

of experience and know-how and the promotion of French manufacturing.

25 000m2

of production area in Alsace, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Germany.

5 million

euros of share capital

24 million

in sales in Europe

220 employees

throughout Europe

The history of the company

Claude Vetter and his wife Clarisse start selling countertop neon lights. This is the beginning of Velum, a contraction of Vetter and light.
In the 1980s, the company expanded and specialized in lighting for professionals. With its new experience, Velum launched itself internationally and and specializes. Ten years later, Velum enters the very closed world of mass distribution. A consecration that will strengthen the brand's reputation by making it a reference in the retail lighting sector. in the retail lighting sector.
In 2000, Velum created its integrated design office in order to offer a personalized and unique experience to its customers. The family business was taken over by Anne Vetter-Tifrit and her husband Lionel Tifrit in 2011. This change in management allows Velum to conquer new markets.
In 2016 and 2017, Velum expanded and creates its own powder coating company. At the same time, the company acquires two other companies operating in the outdoor lighting and street furniture markets.
In 2020, Velum strengthens its international presence by acquiring Elpro, a lighting company located in the heart of the Ruhr Valley in Germany. This acquisition will allow Velum to continue to gain market share in the German lighting market.

The FRENCH FAB movement

Proud of its know-how as a French manufacturer,

Velum is now part of the French Fab Movement 

and participates in the prosperous development

of French industry and the attractiveness of its professions.

With the values of promoting French know-how internationally and creating ever more innovative means of production, Velum manufactures its products in France for all its brands, thanks in particular to its two production sites in Alsace and in the Lyon region.

VELUM values

The Green Rooster Community

Getting involved, together:

Velum is part of this community of

of leaders who are convinced of the importance of

need to act and already engaged in the

ecological and energy transition

Our planet needs us!

To learn more, you can read at: https://www.bpifrance.fr/communaute-du-coq-vert



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