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About us

Since 1840, Grospiron has been France leading logistics partner for individuals and their artworks.

Grospiron Fine Art is the group’s subsidiary dedicated to fine art shipping and storage. Thanks to their experience, our teams are able to protect any type of artwork.
Each artwork being unique, Grospiron Fine Art We fabricate all cases in-house, bespoke for each object, and conservation grade wrapping appropriate to the nature of the artwork.

Services

Project Management

Whether your shipping needs are for an art fair, an exhibition or a simple shipment, our Fine Art team will support you for each and every of your projects.

Each project will assign a dedicated project manager as well as an experienced technical crew.
Highly skilled and multi-lingual, our project managers follow carefully each step leading to the safe arrival of your artwork.
Our expertise allow us to adapt to the various obstacle encountered and we are able to offer our clients dedicated solutions.

Packing and Crating

Each artwork is unique, and it requires a bespoke crating according to its age, dimensions and overall structure.

Our crates are made to Museum Standards and conform to ISPM-15 regulations.
We fabricate in-house T Frames, Gallery crates, Standard Museum crates and Isothermal museum crates. Grospiron strictly uses ecological materials including wood from certified European sources.
Our crate-shop is compliant with the ISO 14001 Standards.

Installation

Grospiron is proud to offer its clients a door-to-door service for any type of artwork to and from any location worldwide. We aim to serve you the most secure, time-efficient and cost-effective fine art shipping solutions.

Our dedicated Fine Art teams are continuiously trained to the latest heavy lifting and rigging techniques. We assign to each and every project a crew master who supervise our art-technicians.
With over a 100 years of experience, our teams are able to handle any type of installation and assist every clients of ours.

Transport and Formalities

We offer dedicated sole-use vehicles, part-load or consolidated options, depending on your requirements. All of our vehicles are company owned and operated and importantly we do not sub-contract any third-party. Two experienced art packers always travel onboard our fine art trucks, both of whom are expertly trained in packaging, installation, customs handling and art transportation Grospiron Fine Art is always in complete control of your artworks, providing you a true door to door service and peace of mind.

Our art vehicle fleet features:
  • Air ride suspension, which offers the smoothest journey
  • Purpose built art vehicles, with specially designed cargo areas to protect your artworks
  • A dedicated fleet of climate (21ºC & 50% relative humidity) controlled trucks
  • GPS satellite tracking, meaning at any given time we know the location of your artworks
  • Hydraulic tailgate lifts, for the safety of loading and unloading

When it relates to artworks, formalities can be tricky. With almost 180 years of experience, Grospiron has become specialists in procedures and customs compliance across any foreign border.

Our services include, but are not limited to:
Preparation of all export and import related documents • Customs clearance • Fine Art formalities • CITES and wildlife compliance applications, inspections, and clearance • Determination and disbursement of taxes, duties, and other customs-related fees • Bonded shipments

Storage

Located in between Paris and Charles de Gaulle Airport, Grospiron Fine Art has a over 2.000 square meters dedicated to fine art storage . We are proud to offer you a secured storage space that is tailored to your individual needs, with ideal climate conditions and a sophisticated security system.


Our facilities have the following specificites:

  • All walls, doors and gates exhibit an extremely high level of fire resistance. A highly sensitive fire alarm system with a gas extinguishing mechanism for prompt fire suppression is installed in all rooms.
  • A state-of-the-art alarm system with the highest level of security.
  • Direct connection to the nearest police station and permanent video surveillance.
  • Special indoor parking designed to offer overnight parking for fine art trucks inside a secured area.
  • Climate-controlled storage thanks to fluctuation-free control of temperature and humidity.
  • Access limited to Grospiron representatives and our clients.

In addition to our Paris storage, we are also proud to offer similar facilities in Lyon and Nice.

Insurance

On top of our public liability insurance, Grospiron Fine Art can provide its clients with specialized Fine Art insurance coverage. In cooperation with the most eminent and specialized Fine Art insurance companies worldwide, we are proud to offer our client different insurance policies such as :

  • Transportation – transit risks of artworks on an ultimate ‘all risks - nail to nail’ basis
  • Complete insurance coverage during exhibitions, including stay risks at the place of exhibition
  • Short/ long - term storage of the artworks to our specialized Fine Art Storage facilities.

Moreover, our in-house Risk management department will be happy to provide you with helpful information, advice and recommendations.

Tarmac Supervision

Because masterpieces require our full-attention, Grospiron is happy to provide you tarmac supervision services during loading / unloading of the airplane and following the shipment at all times within airside and landsides of the airport.

Our supervisors are able to cover every part of Paris Charles de Gaulle aiport and Paris Orly Airport. Grospiron provides also full courrier assistance 24/7 anywhere in France.

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Contact

Paris

30/32 Avenue Albert Einstein
93155 Le Blanc Mesnil
Phone: + 33 (0)1 48 14 42 42
Fax: + 33 (0)1 48 14 42 40

Dubaï

Office 349, Entr. B – Building East 6, Dubai Airport
Free Zone, PO Box 293720
Dubai – UAE
Phone: + 971 4 701 75 39
Email: middleeast@grospiron.com

Hong Kong

21/f, On Hing Building
1 On Hing Terrace Central
Hong Kong
Phone: + 852 3971 9126
Email: asiapacific@grospiron.com

Lyon

Lieu dit Le Chanay
Rue Marius Berliet
69720 Saint Bonnet De Mure
Phone: + 33 (0)4 72 79 58 58
Fax: + 33 (0)4 72 79 58 50
Email: lyon@grospiron.com

Nice

Parc de la Tour des Iscles
947, Chemin des Iscles
06700 St Laurent Du Var – France
Phone: + 33 (0)4 93 72 43 43
Fax: + 33 (0)4 93 72 43 40
Email: nice@grospiron.com

Toulouse

BAT F Le Pré Catelan
78 Allée Jean Jaurès
31000 Toulouse
Phone: + 33 (0)5 61 63 28 60
Fax: + 33 (0)5 61 39 23 22
Email: info@grospiron.com