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OUR STORY

PODIATECH/SIDAS MEDICAL is a SIDAS group brand.

 

Since the company was founded, SIDAS has drawn its strength from four core values: innovation, passion, performance and commitment.

SIDAS positions itself as the partner for businesses that want to offer the very best technology, for every kind of foot, every activity and every day.
 
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THE STORY OF SIDAS

 

1975 > SIDAS is set up by three ski instructors:

• Loïc David
• Jacques Martin
• Gabriel Pellicot

 

 

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Their personalities and their convictions help to position SIDAS within the buoyant ski market, developing and marketing a foot-comfort solution for skiing: an insole custom moulded to one's individual foot shape.

 

The SIDAS business continues to grow internationally (with emphasis on the United States and Japan).

 

 

 

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1985 > Driven by Patrick Boismal, SIDAS enters a new market: medical appliances

 

• Birth of the Podiatech brand.
• The provision of therapeutic solutions for registered podiatry professionals.

 

 

 

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2003 > Nowdays saw a leveraged management buy-out of SIDAS by its three executive officers:
• Jean-Pierre Delangle • Thierry Ravillion • François Duvillard


Their vision of the company's future has led them to draw up an ambitious plan for growth, incorporating new skills and entering new markets on all continents.

 

 

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SIDAS is represented by 4 key values:

 

Innovation: at SIDAS innovation is recognised and rewarded, this culture is central to our day-to-day approach. • ISPO Awards 2013 and 2014, INPI Award (National Institute for Innovation), INOSPORT 2016, numerous patents.

 

 

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Passion and Performance: at SIDAS we are passionate about utilizing our skills and expertise to deliver everyday performance for both top athletes and others.

 

 

 

 

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Commitment: at SIDAS we are committed to ensuring tailored orthotic solutions are available to everybody. As a result we also ensure that our expertise is shared with podiatric professionals and that the importance of foot care is communicated effectively to the public.