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Siège social

  • Adresse :
    6 rue de Bel Air
    BP 30439
    44470 CARQUEFOU
  • Téléphone :
    +33 240 301 181
  • Fax :
    +33 240 301 948
  • Site internet :
  • Email :

Secteurs d'activités

Informations financières et juridiques

  • Actionnaire :
    CGG Group
  • Forme juridique :
  • Capital en € :
    € 2 000 000
  • Effectifs ferroviaires : 20


  • DUBU Emmanuelle [President and Chief Operating Officer]

Descriptif / Historique

Founded in 1956, under the name of SMEG, as a subsidiary of the electronics department of the Compagnie Générale de Géophysique (CGG), Sercel took its current name in 1962. The company then moved from Paris to Nantes in 1965. Sercel now employs more than 1,500 people working in 11 different countries.

The main activities of the company are the design, manufacture, sale, repair and support of equipment for seismic exploration and oil production. The range mainly includes: seismic sensors and data acquisition systems (land, marine and downhole), acoustic sources, pressure and temperature gauges, cables. We are also present on the Structural Health Monitoring market, defense and marine (cables, marine mammal detection systems).


  • Rail monitoring solution

Activités détaillées

In the railway sector, Sercel is proposing a rail monitoring solution. It is an unique geophysical solution for passive continuous monitoring of stability of infrastructure. Passive seismic technology combined to fully automated process allowing sourceless data acquisition and minimal human intervention operations. Choice of Sercel technology, from geophones or accelerometers deployed using wired or wireless solutions, to Distributed Acoustic Sensing fiber optic technology to provide fit for purpose design. Full flexibility for low to high resolution, 2D or 3D spot audits of hazards and/or permanent monitoring of high risk areas. Universal platform for multiple applications and environments. Full scope value proposal : design, equipment supply, installation, monitoring, quality control, maintenance, user defined processing and management of alerts and reports.



    ISO 9001, ISO 14001



  • Abroad : Netherlands, USA, China, Russia, Mexixo, Singapore
  • France : SERCEL Massy, 91300 Massy, France


  • SERCEL, Carquefou, France