A heritage of outstanding quality. A century of impeccable service.
1950s – NEW RELATIONSHIPS
With founder P.C. Espinasse now semi-retired, his two sons, J.J. & C.G. Espinasse, take over the day-to-day running of Boyriven. The continual growth in car ownership helps the company reach new heights, supplying the likes of Ford Motor Company, Rootes Group, and many others. Relationships with material suppliers are developed, many of which remain steadfast to this day.
1980s – MARQUES OF QUALITY
P.L. Espinasse, third generation of the family-run business, takes over the reins following the retirement of J.J. & C.G. Espinasse. A prosperous time for the company, but with new leadership comes new strategies. As major manufacturers become too large to deal with smaller independent distributors, Boyriven turns its focus towards lower volume, higher quality customers, such as Aston Martin and Rolls Royce.
1990s – SAILING AHEAD
1990’s – As the decade progresses, it can be seen that new markets need to be identified to ensure continued growth, so the marine industry is targeted with promising results. Over time, all of the main boat builders in the country become customers, including Fairline Boats, Sunseeker International, Princess Yachts and many more.
Despite the difficulties brought about by the economic decline of the late 2000s, Boyriven continues to prosper. supplying a growing number of customers in the automotive, marine and furniture industries. Recently, the fourth generation of the family, O.E. Espinasse, joined the company to carry on the traditions of over a century in business and ensure that Boyriven thrives for generations to come.