A beautiful story, for more than 60 years!
Since 1957, we have been designing, manufacturing & selling on-board solutions dedicated to comfort & safetyfor bus & coaches, commercial vehicles and rail transport.
Establishment of SESALY company (Société d’Exploitation de Spécialité Automobile de Lyon) meaning Operating Company for Automotive Speciality in Lyon, by VIAL family.
1st LED product
Design and manufacturing of the 1st product using LED technology: a led step lighting (NDM=”Nez de marche” in french) for SETRA manufacturer.
Thanks to the experience in lighting, SESALY starts to design and manufacture the 1st triflash in its premises, near Lyon.
1st rail transport LED product
Deployment of SESALY expertise regarding design and manufacture of LED solutions for rail transport.
1st train with 100% LED lighting and triple ISO certification
SESALY participates to the creation of the 1st train using 100% LED lighting and achieve a triple ISO certification.
SESALY meets EDMA qualification (Multi-axial Dynamics Evaluation) required by SNCF.
SESALY equips the 1st 100% LED bus
SESALY teams take part to the creation and the design of the 1st 100% LED bus.
1st USB product and ALSTOM & IVECO qualifications.
SESALY creates its 1st on-board USB solution and obtain the manufacturer qualification of ALSTOM & IVECO.
SESALY gets VOLVO qualification.
USB column & triflash led new generation
Design and production of the 1st LED front light for bus & coach
This new front LED light, a custom-made creation by SESALY teams, is assembled in France, in SESALY production unit.
ISO IATF 16949 certification
SESALY successfully access to a new quality step with the IATF 16949 certification (International Automotive Task Force, formerly ISO/TS 16949 ).
This new certification enables SESALY to confirm its management system in terms of continuous improvement, analysis and risks prevention, customer and stakeholders satisfaction.
SESA Tunes Advanced creation !
SESALY crreates SESA Tunes Advanced, the 1st sound diffuser integrating :
+ 1 pedestrian gong,
+ 1 reverse alarm,
+ 1 AVAS sound (Approaching Vehicle Audible System) ECE R138 compliant
Our passion : to help our customers and our talents to move forward together, day after day.
SESALY integrates VIGNAL group
This strategic orientation offers SESALY the opportunity to achieve a significant milestone to accelerate its development, notably at international level, and to rely on technical and industrial French skills known and recognized in the world of on-board devices.
Since the 15th of April 2021, SESALY SAS has changed its company name into VIGNAL SESALY.