The company has a strong international reputation that is founded on the following issues:
2005: CMD join the GROUPE CIF. This group holds the companies FERRY CAPITAIN, FAD and ATELIERS ROCHE too.
1991: CITROËN-MESSIAN-DURAND belonging to PSA group, was taken over by the French group DYNACTION-MECADYNE.
1977: CITROEN-MESSIAN took over the company DURAND.
1962 : CITROËN took over the company MESSIAN.
1922: The company DURAND was created in NEVERS, specialised in worm reduction gears and associated products.
1920: Robert MESSIAN created the company MESSIAN in CAMBRAI.
1901: André CITROEN created the company ENGRENAGES CITROËN (CITROËN GEARS) in PARIS.