ABOUT US

of know-how

steel backed timber manufacturer

exploited

throught distributors and subsidiaries

INNOVATION: TERTU’S DNA

Pioneer of the steel backed timber guardrail market, Tertu has continuously innovated to make sure its safety barriers can meet normative requirements and respond to constraints encountered by road users.

As an advanced and dynamic company, Tertu has quickly completed its offer of innovative and standardized restraint systems by becoming the French distributor of the prestigious Trinity and Marcegaglia brands. With its expertise in the crash barriers field, Tertu has also developed a range of technical solutions with wood or wood & steel blend for equipping both urban and rural sites.

Thanks to this strategy of innovation, the company presents the largest  mixed wood & steel guardrails range of the market place with no less than 18 crash tested & certified models.

Today, in the era of road mobility, Tertu is taking a new turn and affirms its position as a key road safety actor, while launching its new connected devices.

 

INTERNATIONAL

MORE THAN A NETWORK, A FORCE

International development is fully integrated in Tertu’s strategy. Since its foundation, the company has always been very active worldwide, building quickly its wood & steel guardrail market leadership.

Through a network of carefully selected distributors, Tertu products are now present in more than 40 countries. Its subsidiaries in Chile, Brazil, the United States and China, as well as license agreements in Korea and New-Zealand, complete the company’s international profile & outreach.

Thanks to the expertise and efficiency of its sales force, Tertu became also the preferred French partner of the following renowned brands :

  • Trinity Highway Products, the North American leading manufacturer of steel road restraint systems (guardrails, terminals , crash cushions …)
  • Marcegaglia, European number one producer of guardrails & barriers for roads and bridges

The Tertu International Department supports its customers and partners throughout the design and implementation of their projects.

In addition, through its Shanghai based subsidiary, Tertu has developed a real expertise of China mainland and its modus operandi that the company, having become a gateway to this market, is now willing to share with other companies. Learn more

INVOLVMENT : GUARANTEE OF SUCCESS OF YOUR PROJECTS 

Since all the projects are different, Tertu makes a point of honour of guiding its customers at each stage, from the study to the installation of the product.

Thanks to its expertise, Tertu brings valuable advices to optimize the success of your projects. In addition to the quality of its products, both the large range of services offered and its responsiveness that allows today Tertu to fully meet the expectations of its diversified customers.

 

PROACTIVENESS

ENGAGEMENTS FOR STILL GREATER SAFETY

 

International Road Federation (IRF) : The IRF is a unique global platform that brings together public and private entities committed to road development.

 

 

European Road Federation (ERF) : The ERF is an IRF’s emanation for the European market. Non-profit association, the ERF coordinates the views of Europe’s road infrastructure sector and acts as a platform for research and dialogue on mobility issues between stakeholders and institutional players.

 

 

European Standardisation CommitteeTertu is one of France’s representatives in the Working Group on Road Restraint Systems (CEN / TC226 / WG1) at the European Committee for Standardization. Located in Brussels, the Committee aims to draft, harmonize & update European Standards regarding this matter.

 

 

 

SUCCESS-STORY

 

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2017

Launch of the first Tertu’s connected impact detector : TIPS (Tertu Impact Protection System)

2016

Improvement of the steel guardrails range suitable for securing bridges

Ouvrage d'art - barrière métallique

2014

Strengthening of Tertu range with the inclusion of new models : TLC18, TM18 et TM40

Glissière bois-métal TM40

2013

Opening of the 4th Tertu’s subsidiary in Brasil

2011

Tertu solutions are selected to secure new bridges built for jumping over High Speed French Railway : New-Eastern network, Nîmes-Montpellier bypass…

2010

Opening of the 3rd subsidiary in China : Tertu Shanghai Traffic Technology

2009

Switching to new standards : all Tertu steel backed timber guardrails receive the Certificate of Conformity for CE marking

2006

Crossings strengthened with mixed structures

2002

Beginning of the partnership with Trinity Highway and launch of the distribution, in France, of crash cushions and energy absorbing end terminals

2000

Opening of the 2nd subsidiary in the USA : BDT Inc.

1999

Opening of the 1st Tertu’s subsidiary : Tertu Chile

1992

Launch of the 1st Tertu’s mixed wood and steel guardrail

1986

Birth of Tertu

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