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Late 19th century

Charles JAMAR (carpenter and owner of a sawmill in Verdun, France) leaves the Dison region to settle in Namur and found a reinforced concrete and stability company


Execution of military engineering works

Laying of railway tracks, reinforced concrete for the railways and the private sector, concrete exterior works are the main activities



Charles (a concrete engineer from the Paris Hennebick school) and Gaston JAMAR take over the business on the death of their father. Development of reinforced concrete activities



start of concrete block production and masonry work



The firm Ch. JAMAR et Fils sprl is established. Charles and Georges JAMAR, Gaston JAMAR's sons, take over the reins and continue the activities of stability and masonry. Under their impetus, the restoration, transformation and stone cutting/masonry projects expand



Michel JAMAR, Charles' son, joins the firm and takes over the succession. Development of the activities thanks to projects mainly in general contracting and no longer only in stability and restoration of structural work



Renovation and extension of the historical headquarters on Boulevard d'Herbatte in Namur

ISO 9001 badge awarded to Jamar


Implementation of the ISO 9001 (formerly 9002) quality system and certification without interruption since



Frédéric JAMAR joins the firm to take over the reins. Larger, more luxurious sites outside Namur complete the historical demand



Creation of the JAMAR WOODS & Maintenance division. Initially focused mainly on acoustic insulation work, it soon began to carry out all types of general joinery work to measure for both new build and restoration projects (parquet flooring, staircases, glazed units, cladding, exposed frameworks, ....)

In 2020, independently of the General Contractor activities, it manages preventive maintenance and emergency repairs for numerous commercial clients, multiple owners, joint property associations and institutions



accession to approval class 5D-D1



JAMAR moves into its new facilities in the Parc Créalys in the province of Namur at Les Isnes (Gembloux)



entry to the cluster Cap 2020 (companies and actors in the construction sector that adopt the European 2020 targets for a massive reduction in energy consumption) www.cap2020.be



Creation of the JAMAR Roofing division: the integration of a team of roofers allows the design of complex roofs and their execution to be handled in-house

In 2020, our craftsmen deal with requests for repairs 7/7 but also the renovation of remarkable roofs (castles, churches, theatres, listed buildings...) and the realization of new roofs for high standing villas



Accession to approval class 4D 12 for roofing work

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