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CEMEC Brand History
Located at Bievres and derived from CMR, the company born after the World War II. CEMEC was a French company which produced motorcycles from 1948 to 1958. CMRM, the short version of Centre de Montage et de Réparation, was a French institution created in order to take care of the motorcycles "abandoned" by the German army in WW2.
From 1945 on, another association, CEMEC, which means "center for study of explosion motors", was founded. Its main objective was to make sure, that all the useful remainders can be useful for the French police.
The only model of the company was the L7. This 750cc bike, cloned 1500 times, was manufactured from 1948 to 1954, when the company closed the doors. One year later, in 1955, CEMEC was purchased by Ratier, an aircraft components manufacturer from Montrouge.
This manufacturer was known for its 746cc car, built from 1926 until 1930 and for its motorcycles produced from 1959 until 1962, after having ta... continue reading CEMEC history →