Cooling for life

Who we are

Since 1985, Cofinair group has an international recognised expertise in evaporative cooling.

TAR - Air Traitement

COFINAIR group was founded by Pierre Sézille de Mazacourt, an industrialist from the north of France, along with 3 partners.

 The group covered 3 activities mainly centered on air conditioning:

  • Cooling towers for air conditioning,
  • Air humidifiers and dehumidifiers,
  • Air handling units.
TAR Industrielle JACIR

The COFINAIR group acquired JACIR and diversified into the industrial sector

The group could then offer a wide range of cooling towers for a varied and complex set of industrial applications in its national market:

  • Cooling towers for air conditioning
  • Cooling towers for industrial applications

COFINAIR Group production site located in Normandy was attached to a subsidiary called COFINAIR INDUSTRIE.


COFINAIR group reinforced its presence in the industrial sector

German GOHL Cooling towers

GOHL, the German manufacturer of cooling towers, joined the COFINAIR group.

Historic German market leader, this acquisition allowed COFINAIR to take up a solid position in Germany in what is the largest European market for cooling towers.


JACIR integrates its expertise in the design and manufacture of premium air handling units for the nuclear sector.

This strategy allowed JACIR to offer a new product to its existing clients.

Jean Gilbert took over as President of COFINAIR group. His experience with a large international group injects new momentum into the COFINAIR group.


German cooling towers manufacturer KTK joined the COFINAIR group

Major synergies with GOHL in the highly demanding German market, and expansion of its export capabilities.


E.W. GOHL GmbH and KTK Kühlturm Karlsruhe GmbH companies merged into GOHL – KTK GmbH

Production sites are grouped in Durmersheim, and a Service Center is set up in Radzolfzell, near Singen.


DECSA, Italian cooling towers manufacturer joins the COFINAIR Group

This acquisition opens up new opportunities in the field of research & development, enlargement of our product ranges and increased international sales