Since 2002, EP has been part of the French sports giant ABEO group allowing EP to expand internationally reaching Asia with a state-of-the-art manufacturing centre in China. ABEO’s activities are divided into 3 divisions:
Gymnova has had a passion for gymnastics for over 30 years. Founded by two former gymnasts and trainers, it has become a major player in the development, production and distribution of gymnastics equipment.
For over 65 years, Janssen-Fritsen has been a family business with an international reputation. Besides installation and maintenance of sports facilities, Janssen-Fritsen's focus is on quality products for gymnastics, physical education and indoor and outdoor sports. An efficient logistics process ensures short delivery times, the best value in terms of price and quality and excellent service and warranties.
Spieth Gymnastics, established in 1831, is an important gymnastics brand and a pioneer in the gymnastics field. At Spieth Gymnastics, safety is always a top priority during the development and improvement of all our products and equipment, which are built based on athletes' needs.
Schelde Sports, a Dutch company, is a major player in the sports equipment market in the Benelux and can present a very long list of international references, on every continent.
For over 40 years, Spieth America has been one of the most trusted manufacturers in North America. Its main office is located in Ontario (Canada). This includes a production area, a fully automated engineering department, a state-of-the-art test facility and storage in order to best serve all North American and international clients. Sales, support and dealers are located across North America.
Founded in 1997, SPORTSAFE has three sites in Essex (head office), Wigan (between Liverpool and Manchester) and Scotland. Sportsafe offer the installation, servicing and sale of sports and fitness equipment to over 10,000 customers in Great Britain, for private schools, sports complexes, residential homes and over a hundred regional councils and fire, police department and health services.
Initially established in the Berlin region and known for a long time in Germany, it was founded in 1880 and a pioneer in the sports equipment market, designing specialized sports complexes.
Since 1922, the Belgian company ADEC Sport has developed and marketed products that give people pleasure while they move. The company is the benchmark provider in Belgium for full facilities set-up and installation. Everything from locker room benches to foldable stands for physical education and professional sports.
O'Jump is a specialist in landing areas, offering a wide range of multipurpose mats and protective surface. These include wrestling mats, foam modules, judo tatamis, gymnastics mats and mats for climbing walls. Whether you are looking for standard or customised equipment, O'Jump can answer any request.
Based in Dezhou (Shandong province, near Beijing), CANNICE has become a recognized player in the sports industry in the Chinese market. Founded in 2012, the company has its own production unit with an industrial and logistics area of approximately 14,000 m2, offices in Beijing and a distribution network in China. It is the distributor in China of the ABEO brands: SCHELDE SPORTS, SPIETH Gymnastics and JANSSEN-FRITSEN.
Company based in the Netherlands, its activity is mainly oriented towards the development, production and marketing of innovative sports equipment and facilities, and has its own production unit with an industrial and logistics area of 8,500 m2, a subsidiary in Belgium and a distribution network in Benelux region.
PCV Collectivités has been distributing outdoor playground equipment and designing playgrounds and sports fields for over 25 years. It specialises in the design of playgrounds and sports fields for municipalities, schools, campsites and other community facilities. Furthermore, PCV Collectivités supervises the construction and maintenance of sports fields in collaboration with partners and manufacturers.
Joint-Venture resulting from the partnership between ABEO and VOGO, created in 2020, and which aims at the joint development of an innovative equipment offer provided by VOGO, allowing the deployment of a turnkey solution for the live broadcasting of audiovisual content for ABEO customers.
BigAirBag design, sell, produce and install the best impact attenuating airbags & attractions for Action Sports, Adventure Parks, Winter Sports, Gymnastics and Indoor Adventure Parks. In order to provide a high level of safety and quality BigAirBag has invested heavily in developing the most advanced production facility specialised in inflatable sports equipment in Europe. Precision and accuracy is monitored throughout the production process ensuring that the product you receive is the best in the world.
In 2016, EP finalized the acquisition of CLIP 'N CLIMB, the original creator of the fun climbing concept, a new market category worldwide. From its origins in New Zealand, there are now over 350 CLIP 'N CLIP centers around the world. The brand has created a fun and exciting climbing experience enjoyed by millions of recreational athletes of all ages. Its bright colors and friendly staff are now recognized as "the Clip 'n Climb experience" in 50 countries around the world.
With over 40 years of experience as an expert in the leisure industry, FUN SPOT is a historically US-based company that provides turnkey solutions for active leisure parks.
Founding member of the International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP), FUN SPOT offers a full range of products such as trampolines, ninja warriors, rope courses, Clip'n Climb challenges and much more.
FUN SPOT's integration into the ABEO Group since the end of 2018 has resulted in strong international expansion of its activity, with a dedicated team now based in Europe.
DOCK39 operates a unique leisure park concept in Europe. Its first centre opened in Zaragoza in 2012 (Puerto Venecia retail and leisure park), and centers now also exist in Bilbao, Murcia, Jerez, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca in Spain, and near Metz and Paris in France.
Climbat is the benchmark in the world of climbing and the leader in climbing rooms accessible to all levels, from learning climbing sports, to training and perfecting climbers at the highest level. Climbat is present in Spain in the cities of Barcelona, Zaragoza, Madrid and Aviles.
Based in Rioz in the Eastern France, France Equipement develops innovative and sustainable solutions for all types of sanitary spaces or collective changing rooms within schools, sports and industrial establishments.
Its know-how allows it to constantly develop its product ranges according to the needs of its customers (technical specificities, architectural trends, access for people with reduced mobility, etc.).
Since 1990 in France, NAVIC has been the essential specialist in terms of tailor-made solutions for changing rooms in swimming pools and aquatic centers.
In particular, it developed a revolutionary locker concept particularly suited to the needs of swimming pools. This is a computer-managed locker that allows any key system to be removed.
SANITEC is the specialist in changing room and sanitary equipment for the outdoor hotel industry, but also the specialist in glass shower screens for hotels and other service residences.
It is in Tours, in the Center-West of France, that all of the brand's products are designed and manufactured.
Sanélite is the latest brand created by France Equipement, and the reference in the development and equipment of high-end sanitary spaces for the needs of the tertiary sector such as offices, shops and malls, restaurants, hotels and museums.
In England, PROSPEC, based in Sheffield (near Manchester) offers and installs high-end products, particularly in the field of sport.It has the particularity of distributing glass-based products. In terms of design, these ranges are particularly successful and appreciated by architects.
In Germany, META, located south of Cologne, offers a wide range of sanitary cubicles, layout solutions for all buildings open to the public (schools, sports establishments, offices, industries, etc.).
META has developed know-how combining team expertise and automated processes, enabling it to reconcile high product quality and extremely short delivery times on the German market. SANELITE is the brand that distributes META products on the French market.
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