Since 1937, EDMA company has been manufacturing hand tools for professional constructors.

Today, EDMA product line is dedicated for 7 different ranges :

The company strategy is to develop innovative tools for time saving and effort saving solutions to profesionnal contractors.


To preserve the environment, EDMA® has always had a strategy of sustainable development. EDMA® manufacturing process emits no toxic substances into the atmosphere.
EDMA® headquarters are based in an ISO 14001 certified industrial techno park, where each company must meet rigorous standards in terms of ecology, such as waste management or reduction of energy consumption.
EDMA® production sites are set up in France in order to reduce
the transport of goods and therefore limit greenhouse gas emissions.
All the EDMA® tools are manufactured according to the REACH standard prohibiting the use of toxic chemicals harmful to consumers.
The EDMA® packaging is designed to highlight the advantages of the tools on a minimal communication space.
The "TOUCH PACK" packaging offers an opportunity to see and touch the product. They are made from recycled plastic and 100% recyclable paper sheets printed under the "IMPRIM VERT" green label.


The logistics department of the group is equipped with the best storage and shipping equipment to meet order preparation deadlines within 48 hours.
Our 4 sales secretaries speak French, English, Spanish and German. They are at your disposal for all commercial requests.
Our sales team covers the entire territory to assure frequent visits to our customers.

EDMA® is established in over 60 countries worldwide across the 5 continents. Our export salesmen are EDMA® ambassadors globally and all our foreign partners are visited each year to ensure optimum commercial development.

EDMA® also attends many international construction equipment exhibitions.


EDMA® tools are designed to limit efforts in use and help fight against musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
EDMA® tools are reliable to use and produce no noise or volatile dust, that can be harmful to user health.

The EDMA® tools with SUPERPRO SERIES® label, are designed for heavy-duty use, thanks to high quality manufacturing processes, the finest raw materials and new ergonomic and antiskid plastic handles (registered design) for user comfort.


The Research & Development department of EDMA® is dedicated to continually meet the needs of professionals and develop the construction and public works market in France and internationally.
EDMA® innovations are the result of an extensive field study in collaboration with a network of professional craftsmen to meet their application requirements.
EDMA® strives to develop practical and ergonomic tools, saving time and effort for the user.
A constant registration process of patents, trademarks and models accompanies the launch of new EDMA® tools.


All EDMA® tools are 2 years warranty*.
*Except pneumatic and electrical tools : one year , and laminate flooring guillotines : five years.
EDMA® replaces faulty products in case of manufacturing defect when the tool is used normally.
For each client claim about faulty product, our quality department gives an appropriate reply within 10 days.


Since 1937, EDMA® has developed " sustainable tools for a sustainable environment®." For this purpose, the group is certified ISO 9001 : 2008 for all its business processes.
To ensure its customers optimum and constant product quality EDMA® designs and manufactures its tools in France.
Each EDMA® tool is tested in situations prior to marketing.


Pierre GRÉHAL has founded the “Etablissements Pierre GRÉHAL ” metal cutting and stamping company since 1937. He invented the first nibbler shears in the early 50’ under the name EDMA. The name of the tool has become the name of the brand and company.

In the 80’, the first son in Law of Mr GRÉHAL, Mr Roger MALAGNOUX, has also invented several patented construction tools such as the stud crimping tools, the pipe crimping tool, the expansion tools for metal anchors, the wire net fencing staplers and some other specific tools for special applications.

In the middle of the 90’, the second son in Law of Mr GRÉHAL, Mr Michel MARCON, has developed the sales of EDMA TOOLS directly to building material merchants for professional contractors.

Today, the EDMA company is leader in the European market with some specific construction tools for Drywall installations, Masonry, Roofing, E.T.I.C.S., laminate flooring and wood decking installations as well as wire net fencing and gabion installations. The EDMA tools are distributed in more than 60 countries throughout the world.


Creation of the private company Pierre GREHAL.


Introduction of the famous EDMA® nibbler shears available in 6 specific models.


EDMA® becomes a registered trade mark.


Roger MALAGNOUX, Mr Pierre GREHAL’s son-in-law, takes the leadership of the firm. He owns many French and international patents.


“Silver Key” award for the export activity, by OUTILEX, former export association of SIO (Industry and Tool manufacture Syndicate).


“Mercury” award for the export activity, by the Chamber of Commerce of Yvelines-Val d’Oise.


Michel MARCON, Mr Pierre GREHAL’s last son-in-law, managing director since 1977, takes the leadership of the company.


INPI award for regional innovation at QUOJEM trade fair for a unique rack expension tool : ULTRA FIX.


New environmently-friendly packaging for the tools : “PACK ECO”. Translated into 9 languages, with 6 colors referring to each range of tools, and the use of pictograms.
Ets P. GREHAL is awarded TÜV ISO 9002 quality certificate.


Certification TÜV ISO 9001 (vs 2000).
DMA® becomes an international trade mark.
Patent registration for the GT handles (EDMA design, 2 colors and 2 materials).


The EDMA® brand becomes EDMA SAS a subsidiary of Pierre Grehal.


Creation of EDMA S.A.S., subsidiary of Pierre GREHAL company, located on a 3.300 m² site in St Raphaël (83 – FRANCE).
EDMA S.A.S. new structure is certified TÜV ISO 9001 (vs 2000).


INPI award for innovation, Area Ile de France.
Renewal of our Quality TÜV certification ISO 9001 (vs 2000).
Michel MARCON, president of the group, is elected chairman of the French Tool Manufacturing Industry Association (S.I.O.), which is associated with the Mechanic Industry Federation (F.I.M.).)


Creation of naming « SUPERPROSERIE » for professional builders.
Creation of new ergonomic handle.


75 years of activity.
Transfer of our plant from St-Brice (95) to Baillet en France (95). New plant of 4.200 m² located in an industrial park.


Sébastien NEGRE, financial director, succeeds Michel MARCON for the group management.