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Multiplast Group Carboman
Managing Director
CEO, Multiplast

Yann Penfornis
Carboman CEO Yann Penfornis is one of the world’s leading high end sailing boats builder. Born on September 1966, he has built innumerable record-breaking yachts, including the trimarans Sodebo, Gitana 17 and Idec, who recently brought Multiplast a 6th Jules Verne Trophy as well as the singlehanded round the world record.

The french company Multiplast SAS and the Swiss one Décision SA recently brought together their work force in a new group: Groupe Carboman SA. More récently Plastinov, Plasteol and SMM joined the group.

With this partnership, this new industrial group, chaired by Dominique Dubois and specialising in the manufacture of composite parts, becomes the European leader in race boat building and the production of large industrial parts.

The company employs 110 people.