Safe Metal, world leader
for green sand cast steel components

Safe Metal,
world leader for green sand cast steel components

Our mission: for 150 years, we have been supplying, over 5 continents, the most competitive cast steel parts to the most demanding international standards by assisting our clients in their design. Our parts are at the heart of public works and mining machinery, trains (TGV, metro, tram), semi-trailers, agricultural and handling machinery, and also in the Defense sector.

Expertise

Safe Metal

Established as close as possible to its clients around the world, Safe Metal is the world leader in high value-added steel foundry for the transport, handling and construction markets. A long-term partner who invests in creating sustainable value, Safe Metal provides its clients with turnkey solutions from the most robotic sites in the world. With the expertise and experience built up over 150 years, Safe Metal supports its clients from design to commissioning for parts ranging from one gram to several tons.

Sustainability

With more than 150 years of experience, Safe Metal is a long-term company with real know-how and which invests over time in its production tool to continuously improve its performance and efficiency.

International

Safe Metal has industrial establishments and representative offices on three continents. It delivers to more than fifty countries around the world each year.

Finished products

From design to final machining, Safe Metal has a complete value chain for your cast steel parts. Thanks to an industrial tool in perpetual evolution, Safe Metal benefits from highly robotic and automated factories.

Co-design

The core business of Safe Metal is to help you in the co-development of your parts, from the functional specifications to the final realization. Design offices are present in all our factories to better support you in your projects.

From a gram to a ton

To endeavor to meet our clients’ expectations, Safe Metal is able to manufacture a wide range of parts from a few grams to several tons.

A comprehensive technological range

Safe Metal has recognized experience and ability to source and advice on all metal processing technologies.

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Our markets and products

Innovation and co-development at the service of major economic sectors

Public Works & Mining

Designer of cast steel components and sub-assemblies in the public works and mining sector

Heavy-Duty Trucks

One of the world leaders for heavy-duty truck components

Rail Transport

Preferred partner of rolling stock and infrastructure manufacturers

Handling & Lifting

Designer and supplier of safety parts for the handling and lifting market

Agricultural Machinery

Design partner and supplier for the agricultural market

Defense Vehicles

Preferred partner for the manufacture and design of cast steel parts for defense equipment manufacturers in Europe

Production methods

The various units of Safe Metal produce raw components with shapes ranging from a few grams to several tons. Under the leadership of the Safe Group, Safe Metal is committed to following its clients worldwide. Hence, Safe Metal is pursuing a strong growth policy with the aim of always providing the industrial and logistics solutions that are most suited to the markets in which our clients are developing.

A forward-looking vision of our clients’ needs

Thanks to a high level of knowledge of its markets, materials and products, and with the aim of being a driving force and creating added value for its clients, Safe Metal is able to rethink the entire project (from design to the final stage). Safe Metal offers an innovative technological breakthrough in line with clients’ issues in their sourcing phases.

  • Process:
    focused on the performance of our clients

    Safe Metal continues to improve its production processes to deliver products validated by rigorous quality control.

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  • Products:
    co-design & production, made-to-measure or in series

    The parts produced by Safe Metal are at the heart of public works and mining machinery, trains - TGV, metro, tram - semi-trailers as well as agricultural and handling machinery.

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  • R&D:
    equip the present, invent the future

    Safe Metal’s R&D approach targets improvement, excellence and innovation in terms of both the process and the products we offer to our clients.

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QUALITY AND CERTIFICATIONS

50 years that have forged an industrial culture dedicated to clients satisfaction

Safe Metal endeavors to meet its clients’ quality standards to offer quality guarantees adapted to the sector of application. Safe Metal factories have ISO 9001 and/or ISO TS 16949 certifications, as well as ISO 14001 certifications and client-specific certifications (Caterpillar, SNCF, DB GE, etc.). In addition to these certifications, Safe Metal renews its production certifications each year (machining, etc.). Extended quality certifications may be issued depending on the sector of application.

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Latest vacancies

Joining Safe Metal means working within a team of professionals committed to serving its clients. Are you interested in an offer? Do you recognize yourself in these commitments and want to offer us your experience? Contact us! We will study your proposal with all the seriousness it merits.

CONSULT OUR VACANCIES
  • SAFETY COORDINATOR

    The role of the Safety Coordinator is to deploy the safety policy of a company regardless of its size or sector of activity. The coordinator’s objectives are: safety and physical and mental health of employees, control of the impact of the company’s activity on the environment, compliance with internal, external and regulatory requirements. To achieve...

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  • FOUNDRY POURER

    The Foundry Pourer participates in the manufacture of metal parts by pouring molten metal in a cavity called a mold. In the parts manufacturing process, the Foundry Pourer carries out their task after the Molder who makes the mold, and before all finishing operations (unhooking, sandblasting, shot blasting, finishing, etc.). The activity is carried out in the...

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  • LOGISTICS MANAGER

    The logistics manager manages the flow of goods from procurement from suppliers, production or operations, to delivery to clients, while ensuring the rationalization and optimization of stocks, as well as the reduction of costs and delivery times thanks to monitoring and management tools. QUALIFICATION   The profession is accessible from a level III or level...

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Safety

Castmetal FWF de Mexico, a winning safety policy

Castmetal FWF de Mexico has been rewarded for its safety strategy in the best possible way. By making the “zero accident” objective the priority of its HR policy, this plant has built up this success step by step by testing new devices and adapting processes inspired by the best practices of all the Safe group sites, as well as those of its clients, in particular Caterpillar.

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R&D

Safe Metal: attracting the best talent

School/business partnerships to promote operational R&D… Constantly on the lookout to attract the best talent, Safe Metal is a partner of several engineering schools. Among them, the Lyon Ecam, one of the most prestigious French arts and crafts schools, to which the company regularly offers to participate in the financing of the studies of future doctoral students.

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Strategy

Follow Safe Metal on social networks

Safe Metal is leading the way… Improving the visibility of the company, building client loyalty through regular information or attracting future employees, these are the strengths of digital communication, of which Safe Metal takes full advantage.

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They trust us

We have been in a working relationship with Safe Metal for over a decade. And in this time, they have supported us to a high and professional manner and are a competitive source of supply that is able to provide quality on time components. We look forward to working with them for decades to come.

Steve

Purchasing Manager