The BENALU-LEGRAS group in a few words

Benalu was created in 1967 by Hubert Pora and Dominique Bonduelle in order to produce aluminium tippers, a concept that they invented and developed.

Nowadays, a subsdiary of the holding Arcole Industries (www,arcole-industries,com), with a turnover of more than 250M€, the BENALU-LEGRAS group (companies Benalu, Bennes Marrel, Maisonneuve, Legras and Mega) is a European leader in design and manufacture of industrial semi-trailers. The group has production site in Liévin (62), Andrézieux-Bouthéon (42), Cérences (50), Epernay (51) and Nysa (Poland) and employs nearly 1300 employees. The Benalu group has a large range of “steel” and “aluminium” vehicles : Big volumes, public works, tanks, moving floor or intermodal vehicles.


support you everyday in your perfomance with the highest possible number of options on the market

Bring you a robust and innovative vehicles meeting with you trade requirements

Optimize your transport cost with the best payload on the market

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INNOVATION : Our role, to be leader of innovation !

“Our goal is to always innovate to make your daily business easier and safer and to improve your productivity !”

A unique Thickness gradient on the market !

Our side profiles with thickness gradient patented gives a progression of thickness from bottom to top. So, parts of the vehicle facing with the strongest constraints are reinforced. This technology makes it possible to eliminate the layers of additional sheets which substantially weight down the vehicles

EASYTARP™, An electrical cover sheet system patented 100% automatic !

The EASYTARP™ cover sheet system gives the possibility to cover and open in few seconds with a command. Time saving, improved security and productivity are offered similarly !

An outstanding integral hybrid chassis aluminium and steel unique !

Weight optimisation and higher rigidity  of our JUMBOTRACK, is our commitment towards our customers searching for reinforced vehicles without having to face with the restraints of your job.

EASYTIP, The patented solution that makes the unloading of sticky material possible !

Our ultra-strong, low-tack tarpaulin allows you slide the product quickly to eliminate the risk of tipping over. Security and time saving guaranteed!





Creation of BENALU

The first company in Europe to design and produce aluminium semi-trailers.


Creation of the “BRETAGNE”. The first semi-trailer for agribusiness in full aluminium in Europe.


Creation of the first silo-trailer 100% aluminium named “DIAMANT.


Introduction of the SIDERALE, semi-trailer for public works in aluminium with numerous patents, reference on the market.


Benalu buys BENNES MARREL specialized in steel vehicle construction


Introduction of the BULKLINER S, reference of agribusiness semi-trailer on the market


The BENALU’s group takes over the society MEGA in Poland in order to expand its business onto Eastern european countries.


The BENALU’s group takes over the society Maisonneuve at Clérences (50) in France in order to expand its business in silo market


The BENALU group acquires the company Legras Industries, a pioneer and European leader in the manufacture of moving floors.