Abram Neiman establishes the NEIMAN patent company following the invention of the steering column lock.
The NEIMAN company sets up in Nevers, the Nivernais factory quickly becomes a reference in the automotive industry.
Valeo, which is gradually moving away from its non-automotive activities, launches its cabin safety activity and acquires the company NEIMAN.
U-Shin takes over the access mechanism part of the Valeo group.
U-Shin becomes part of the Japanese Minebea Mitsumi group and opens up new non-automotive markets.
Four U-Shin divisions were created, including the Parts Division Europe, based in Nevers.
Parts Division Europe