Salmson car logos and History
Salmson is a French engineering company, initially in the automotive and aircraft manufacturing area, turning the pump manufacturing industry in the 1960s.
It consists of Emilee Salmson establishment (1858-1917) Emile Salmson, Ing. As a workshop in Paris (1890), made the steam engine - powered compressors and centrifugal railway and military purposes. Canton by the engineers and Unné, it is added to change the name of Emile Salmson & Cie, building gasoline - powered thrust and motor (1896).
As the company has become a purpose-built aircraft engines one by one began before World War I and continued into World War II.
Four weeks after the First World War the company began looking for other work and do exactly the car follow the vehicle body.
1957, automobile production is complete. Focus has moved back to the pump manufacturing, and facilities moved to Mayenne in 1961 and the company was bought ITT-LMT 1962 Then in Thomson 1976 years. Today it is headquartered Chatou.