> No.3 French region for industrial subcontracting
> No.1 for the manufacture of rubber products
> No.3 on the market for industrial plastics
A major component of the 6th industrial region in France, subcontracting in the Centre-Loire valley region encompasses more than 1,100 companies and employs some 25,000 employees.
The Centre-Loire valley region, leader in industrial custom-made products
Thanks to the broad range of skills available – precision mechanics, mechatronics, electronics, sheet metal working, materials (elastomers, composites, etc.) – applied to such cutting-edge sectors as aeronautics, defence, space or health, companies in the Centre-Loire valley region have won over several major national and international contractors. What's more, there are also many competitiveness clusters, laboratories and technology transfer centres set up in this region, enabling local businesses to step up their competitive edge and innovative abilities constantly, and therefore to firmly cement their leadership.
Leading companies in the sector
Sealed Air, Faiveley, Daher, Thalès Avionics, John Deere, Hutchinson, Socofer, Zodiac Seats, MBDA, Paulstra, Delphi Diesel Systems France, SKF, Mecachrome…