About us ?

provostThe French No 1 in manufacturing and sales of shelving and industrial handling equipment since 1963, Provost is present throughout France and has 12 agencies in Europe in order to satisfy its 40,000 clients

provostCost-effective production and factory direct with no intermediaries, to guarantee you the best prices.

provost Our experts come and share their experience with you to establish a precise diagnostic of your needs and to help you to :

  • Both store and manage products that are voluminous, heavy, long, light,
  • Optimise flow and decrease your costs
  • Densify certain storage areas
  • Gain space by going upwards
  • Improve order preparation
  • File, store, protect archives efficiently

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Provost and international development

provostThanks to its subsidiaries in the Benelux, Poland, Germany and Austria, Provost is an international industrial group. This network is completed by numerous distributors and partners throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East and in overseas territories.

provost For your projects abroad, contact our Export Department.

Factory direct

provost Production is spread over 5 manufacturing sites (2 in Halluin with 60,000 m2, Strasbourg, Longwy and in Poland). 600 people are at your service to help you find the industrial solution that suits your requirements best.

More than 80% of our products are made in France and we keep 10,000 standard references available from stock and made to measure solutions.

To answer all its clients expectations Provost has a CAD/CAM engineering office with 20 engineers and expert technicians whose role is to design specific products.

More than 90% of our products are made to order. The capacity to produce small and large series and "made to measure", this is the company's strength.

fabrication de rayonnages

provost Provost regularly invests in the latest material (presses, roll formers, shelving machines, paint booths, etc.) to anticipate market demand and to take into account the evolution of standards and our clients' requirements.

provost Provost's efficiency also means a voluntary environmental policy using equipment and processes that respect the environment. Quality controls take place constantly on all our production processes.

provostProvost has always given priority to a normative approach as a guarantee of efficiency and security.
All products are subject to a normative procedure certified by independent audit organisations (Bureau Veritas, Cetim, etc.) : European standards Eurocode 3, texts EN 14122-3, etc.

Client Satisfaction

provost This is the watchword for all our staff, by personalised assistance and regular follow-ups of your project. We have also put in place measurements performed by an external company and 97% of our clients are satisfied with out products (Study Cegma Topo, March 2011) and 87.4% would recommend Provost to their business relations (Study DPMC - February 2013). 

Logistic efficiency

provost Provost maintains a large stock of over 15,000 m² in order to supply your needs as soon as possible.


provost Provost is with you from A to Z, to save you time, to assemble and install your material.  Our installation service operates everywhere in France to serve you better. All our partners undertake to supply a quality of service that meets Provost's requirements by signing a charter. Our teams make an appointment to be present at delivery of your products, install them properly, take care of the packaging and leave your site clean.