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About Fives

Fives, your partner for a more sustainable industry

For over 200 years, Fives employees have been at the heart of industrial revolutions. From the first railway lines, to the Eiffel Tower elevators, up to spacecraft systems, Fives has always been at the forefront of the industry of the future. A pioneer in the decarbonization of industry, the Group today enjoys unrivalled technological leadership in the field of energy transition, which it makes available to its customers around the world who are keen to reduce their environmental impact.

Fives, your partner for a high-performance industry

For over 200 years, the Group has designed the breakthrough solutions and technologies that make industry what it is. By addressing the specifics of each market locally around the world, Fives combines economic and environmental performance. As a driving force behind the 4th industrial revolution - the decarbonization, electromobility and energy mix revolution - Fives anticipates its customers’ needs to ensure it always has the next innovation ready.

"A sailor has to battle against tough conditions. He must be resilient and have a long-term vision, working as an innovating team. These challenges are also ours, every day, in the service of our customers. Fives is, before anything else, a community of passionate women and men, proud to be pioneers and proud to show industry can do it."
- Frédéric Sanchez, Fives Group CEO
"We are really delighted Fives joins us as first partner. This is amazing and precious to have this consistency in shared values and your enthusiasm will allow us to sail peacefully to the Vendée Globe."
- Louis Duc, skipper Fives – Lantana Environnement
"The group engaged itself for more than 15 years in favor of the decarbonization of the industry. Our technological solutions actively contribute to climate change and energy transition of our customers, conscious of the necessity to reduce their environmental impact globally. The IMOCA renovation project, managed by Louis Duc, echoes Fives' ambition to spearhead the industry of the future, a vertuous and co-responsible industry."
- Frédéric Sanchez, Fives Group CEO

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