History

LECICO has come a long way since its modest beginnings as a small Lebanese factory in the late 1950s. Over the past 52 years, the Company has grown into one of the largest sanitary ware manufacturers in the world.

 

1959      

Lecico founded in Lebanon.

1978      

Sanitary ware production started in Egypt.

1983      

Tile production started in Egypt.

1987      

Trading subsidiaries established in the UK (Lecico plc) and France (Lecico France).

1997      

Sanitec, a leading manufacturer of sanitary ware in Europe, becomes a shareholder in Lecico.

1997      

Sanitary ware factory opened in Borg El-Arab (Egypt).

1999      

Borg El Arab Factory 2 completed.

2000      

Lecico is awarded with KIWA and NF certificates.

2004      

Lecico completes the public offering on the London Stock Exchange and Cairo Alexandria Stock Exchanges (CASE).

2005      

The Gargour family became majority shareholder of Lecico.

2006      

Sarreguemines Factory (France) was acquired by Lecico.

2009       Local subsidiaries in Poland, Italy and South Africa are created.
2010 Lecico CEE begins distribution of ceramics and bathroom furniture in Poland.
2011  Lecico CEE introduces bathroom furniture on the Scandinavian markets.
2012 Lecico CEE starts with an active products distribution in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
2012 

Lecico becomes one of the major players on Polish sanitary ceramics market by selling over 50,000 pcs.

2013  Beginning of Lecico CEE furniture distribution in the UK

The founders of Lecico

Chairman and CEO Mr. Gilbert Gargour

The factory in Alexandria, Egypt

The factory in Borg El Arab, Egypt