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Delivering solutions for lighter vehicles

suspension and braking systems


aluminum wheels

Powertrain Cobawheels Suspension corner
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About SJI...

A family Group with a worldwide presence, Saint Jean Industries specializes in manufacturing parts and sub-assemblies for the automotive, aeronautic, motorcycle, heavy truck and industrial markets.

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Latest news...

At the 2016 IZB trade show

The Saint Jean Industries teams will be on hand October 18-20, 2016 in Wolfsburg, to tell you about the latest innovations in the automotive sector.

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Your career at SJI...

Join a dynamic, innovative international group based in France.


Our activities

Saint Jean Industries is organized by commodities or product divisions:



Saint Jean Industries now provides complete modules, from suspension to braking systems for the automotive, quad and motorcycle markets.

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Saint Jean Wheels has developed an exclusive hybrid technology for making aluminum rims lighter without compromising on design or strength.

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Saint Jean Industries finds ways to reduce weight and improve efficiency when designing and manufacturing engine parts and sub-assemblies.

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Producing technical parts with a wide array of applications, from energy transmission and distribution to special machinery and ropeway drive systems.

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Innovation is in our DNA

At Saint Jean Industries we have primarily focused our expansion efforts on the market for aluminum parts as this metal offers advantages in terms of weight and mechanical properties. Considerable investment in Research and Development has helped continuously push the boundaries of design and manufacturing, resulting in significantly lighter vehicles. By incorporating new technologies, the scope of innovation was widened to include other areas. These are covered by four key concepts.

  • weight reduction

    Weight reduction

    Design, technology, the right materials...Saint Jean Industries studies and sorts through all possible combinations to identify the solutions that guarantee optimal results.

  • improvement

    Mechanical properties

    Exploring the full range of possibilities for existing materials and technologies to deliver the ultimate part.

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  • flow


    Studying solutions to improve the flow of gases and liquids inside engines to boost efficiency.

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  • friction

    Reducing friction

    Design and materials come together to create solutions that limit friction losses in mechanical systems.

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Our Group...

About us

Saint Jean Industries is a family-owned company that values dynamism and innovation. Since 1962, we have consistently demonstrated our capacity to use innovation to deliver solutions that meet technical and cost specifications. The COBAPRESS process is the best example of this.

Beginning as a foundry, over the years Saint Jean Industries evolved into a forge, a miller and now a turnkey manufacturer. Our Group's transformation is the result of our continuous improvement policy, which is tailored to meet our customers' needs. Today, our expertise as manufacturers and the quality of our components are recognized throughout the world in many different industries: automotive, aeronautics, energy, chemicals, and more.

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Join us

Find all our openings and career opportunities on the Saint Jean Industries group website and social media.

Location : Heber Springs (Arkansas, USA)
Contract type : open-ended
Ensures purchases are justified and works in collaboration with his internal contact, initiator of the purchase, to optimize consumption. Participates actively in cost-reduction plans and/or heads them...
Machining process engineer
Heber Springs (Arkansas, USA)
Contract type : open-ended
Ensures together with the area manager and in conjunction with the project managers the preparation of the product and the process according to the specifications defined by SJI and the customer. Knows, defines and puts into action all operations of the process...
Design engineer
Location : Heber Springs (Arkansas, USA)
Contract type : open-ended
Design of casting molds & maintenance of mold designs, forge dies & maintenance of forge die, trim dies & maintenance of trim die, fixtures & maintenance...

Our Human Resources policy and more opportunities can be found on the Group website.

Openings at SJI


Here are the latest updates for Saint Jean Industries. You can also follow us on social media.

  • Award PSA
  • Exhibition "68 years of foundry"
    Published : 15/11/16

    Exhibition recounting the 68 years of foundry in Meung-sur-Loire.

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  • Nouvel institut chinois
  • Chinese institute
    Published: 10/19/16

    Saint Jean Industries is a member of the new chinese institut in Lyon.

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  • Engine Expo
  • Paris Dakar 2017
    Published: 9/27/16

    Saint Jean Industries supports Philippe Croizon for Paris-Dakar 2017.

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Contact us

Saint Jean Industries SAS

Head office

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69220 Saint Jean D'Ardières

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