Gerard Perrier Industrie is a France-based holding company that provides electrical and electronic automation solutions to industry including design and manufacturing, installation and maintenance. As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated through several subsidiaries, including SAS Geral, which designs and manufactures electronic and electrical automation and control equipment; SAS Soteb, which installs and maintains different types of electrical and automation equipment, SAS Ardatem, which specializes in the nuclear energy sector and ensure technical assistance, among others. Gerard Perrier Industrie's customers include manufacturers of machinery, professional equipment and capital goods, and electrical departments of industrial production sites in the chemical, mechanical and food processing sectors, among others. Societe Financiere Gerard Perrier is a main hsareholder of the Company. It operates through Technisonic SAS.