Key numbers & dates

Our strengths

  • Made in France
  • A 9,000 m² production site
  • A production capacity of over 5,000 doors and 30,000 letterboxes per year
  • A design office team of 10 design draughtsmen specialised in creating fully custom products
  • Unique technology on the construction market and an in-house R&D department
  • A leading brand with over 60,000 doors installed in France
  • A popular choice for social housing organisations (offices HLM) all over France highlighted by a supply program agreement (HLM selection)
  • 2 product showrooms in France (Paris and Drôme)
  • An accredited training centre for installers and building maintenance managers

Our story
in key numbers & dates


  • The Félix locksmith shop was opened in Portes-lès-Valence (France)
  • Manager: Raymond Félix


  • The company Félix père & fils was founded and the workshop in Étoile-sur-Rhône (France) was opened
  • The company specialised in ironmongery and aluminium joinery and served a local customer base


  • La Poste (French postal service) issued a new standard for letter boxes. The company used this opportunity to begin producing apartment letterboxes for social housing organisations
  • The Cibox brand was founded and was derived from the term "Cidex"
  • Change of management from Raymond to Claude Félix, 2nd generation of the Félix family


  • Increasing demand for the company’s letter boxes meant it needed to acquire a second building in France (Ardèche)
  • The 3rd generation of the Félix family joined the company with Sébastien Félix


  • Cibox launched its metal apartment building entrance doors with electromagnetic locking systems, never seen before on the French market
  • Cibox adopted its strategy of producing bespoke solutions on an industrial scale


  • The company continued to expand to reach a turnover of €15 M employing 60-odd members of staff
  • Cibox formed a partnership with the Nantes-based group ‘Group Invest’


  • Change of management from Claude to Sébastien Félix, 3rd generation of the Félix family
  • Cibox’s vandal-proof doors became the company’s flagship product with a turnover of approximately €17 M.