Hammel group becomeAYOR - Fabricant sanitaire, chauffage, plomberie, salle de bain

The best ally of those who install


This name means both “River” and “Light”. It thus symbolizes the core of the Group’s know-how: water management, as well as our constant desire to innovate. The name Ayor has a universal reach, illustrating our ambition to pursue international development.

Why thistransformation ?

Hammel Group, which in 70 years has become the market leader in water management in the housing sector, is renewing itself and changing its name: it’s now called AYOR..

We have always sought to anticipate the needs of all installers.

At a time when the third generation of the family business is taking over, AYOR embodies all these developments.


Initially a distributor, we became an industrial company

Strategic innovation

Strategic innovation has taken centre role


Distribution has become omnichannel


Today, manufacturing is carried out in our own factories and our network of exclusive partners


Specific and differentiating services have been developed for distributors and all installers

The DNA of our family business, our values apply internally as well as in our customer relationship



Knowing how to reinvent
your skills and organization
to anticipate the needs of all

Surpassing yourself

Surpassing yourself

Promoting initiative and
boldness to constantly
innovate and make the
products safer, more durable,
easier and more comfortable
to install



Listening to each other,
communicating and getting
together in order to get job
well-done, both internally and
in customer relations

3 specialized brands Do It Yourself

Somatherm For You

SOMATHERM FOR YOU makes plumbing, sanitary and heating accessible to the largest number of people with a range of products and a straight pedagogy designed for individuals.

By offering a very wide choice of styles at the fair price, for all bathroom equipment, ONDEE allows everyone to have a bathroom reflecting their image, with a responsible approach (FSC certification, PEFC).


AQUAWATER simplifies access to water filtration with solutions easy to implement and environmentally friendly.

A controlled value chain



Eager to monitor the entire value chain in the manufacturing of its products,the AYOR group has set up its own factories:
AYOR collaborates also with partner plants in Europe and Asia to cover all its production.

Plastic Injection
in France

Chemistry and Foundry
in Italy

Industrial joinery
in Spain



With nearly 100,000 m2, our logistics platform delivers upon request in 12 hours or 24 hours. Every year, 35 million items are delivered throughout Europe, with a service rate of over 99%..

The ISO9001 certified platform offers complete traceability for each product shipped.


AYOR group is also...


Ayor Innovation

L'innovation Discover


Ayor Community

La communauté Discover


Our addresses around the world

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