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Saft designs and manufactures rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries using nickel-based, primary lithium, lithium-ion (Li-ion), and silver-based technologies. The Group is structured into four market segments:
- Stationary backup power: For industrial standby, telecommunications networks and energy storage sytems
- Transportation : For the rail, aviation, hybrid et electric vehicles and marine markets
- Civil electronics: For a large range of applications from utility metering or electronic toll systems to medical devices
- Space & Defence: For space launchers, commercial and military satellites, hybrid military vehicules and smart weapons

Informations financières et juridiques

  • Forme juridique :
    Saft SAS
  • Capital en € :
    € 31 944 000
  • CA ferroviaire en € : -
  • CA ferroviaire à l’export en € : -
  • Effectifs ferroviaires : 4100


  • LESCUYER Ghislain

Descriptif / Historique

Saft is a world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry. The Group is the world's leading manufacturer of nickel batteries and primary lithium batteries for the industrial infrastructure and processes, transportation, civil and military electronics' markets. Saft is the world leader in space and defence batteries with its Li-ion technologies which are also deployed in the energy storage, transportation and telecommunication network markets.

- Present in 18 countries worldwide
- More than 4,000 employees
- 14 production sites in 9 countries, 30 sales offices
- More than 3,000 customers including the world's largest manufacturing companies
- 2014 Revenue : Euro 678,4 million
- 2014 Net profit: Euro 48.1 million
- 9.5% of Group sales invested in R&D, with more than 400 engineers and technicians dedicated
- 2 R&D centres: Bordeaux, France and Cockeysville, MD, USA
- 20% of R&D projects are public-private partnerships

Saft batteries. Designed for industry. www.saftbatteries.com


Activités détaillées

Saft supplies primarily nickel-based batteries to railway and mass transit operators as well as train manufacturers for backup power, communication, lighting, air-conditioning and on-board communication as well as for critical safety applications such as emergency braking and for door opening systems. The replacement and refurbishment of rolling stock as well as investments in mass transport systems drive growth in this market.

Saft has developed four nickel based ranges of advanced batteries: MRX, MSX, SRX and SRM and fully integrated on-board battery systems customized to meet the requirements of OEMs. More recently, Saft launched exceptionally high power Ion-OnBoard® Li-ion battery system to capture, store and reuse regenerative braking energy in hybrid and autonomous catenary-free rolling stock traction applications.



    Each Saft site's is qualified ISO 9001 (in addition to their ISO 14001 environmental and OHSAS 18001 certification).
    Furthermore, Saft is Quality certified for specific industries it serves, such as rail transport (IRIS), automotive (ISO/TS 16949) and aviation (AS/EN/JIQS 9100).

    SNCF, RATP, RENFE, SJ, Finland
    Metros New-York, Singapore, Hong-Kong, Shanghai, Hyderabad,
    EMUs UK, Madrid, Brazil


  • 14 production sites in 9 countries, 30 sales offices


  • SAFT NERSAC, France