The Blaton family boasts a history spanning 155 years. CIT Blaton comes from a long line of entrepreneurs in the construction industry in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Over the years, the family business has established itself as a leader in the construction industry.
First establishment of a Blaton-Aubert factory in Brussels.
Development of the deep foundation process: Vibro piles.
Construction of the first post-tensioned concrete continuous bridge over the Meuse River.
Foundation of Compagnie Industrie et Travaux Emile Blaton (CITEB) which later became CIT Blaton in 1988.
Construction of several pavilions during Expo 58, including the famous American pavilion.
1960Construction of the BBL Marnix complex in Brussels
Construction of various metro stations and adjacent rail sections in Brussels
1980Completion of various projects in the Persian Gulf and Cameroon
1990Construction of the TGV terminal at Brussels-Midi station
2000Construction of the two North Galaxy towers in Brussels
Foundation of the CBL (CIT Blaton Luxembourg) company, wholly owned by CIT Blaton.
2015CIT Blaton receives the Innovation Award from the Construction Confederation for the Mons Congress Centre
Currently, Sophie Le Clercq, daughter of Thérèse Blaton, is Chairperson of the CIT Blaton Board of Directors and represents the fifth generation.
With a turnover of € 331 million, CIT Blaton employs 678 people in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.