Mérignac research centre
Inaugurated in 2003, the Mérignac research centre, near Bordeaux, is the most recently launched research institution in Europe specializing in the roadwork sector. The centre covers a total surface area of 4,000 m2, including 1,900 m2 dedicated to laboratories. It is endowed with an exceptional set of high-technology devices and equipment, including 150 machines that can perform 250 different tests, generating 4,500 tests were year - in addition, half the testing procedures were devised at the centre. The Mérignac research centre has earned ISO 9001, Laboroute, and ISO 17025 certification.