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Delivering solutions for lighter vehicles

suspension and braking systems


aluminum wheels

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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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The origins...

Emile Di Serio tells us the adventure of Saint Jean, an adventure of family entrepreneurship, driven by passion and openness.

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Latest news...

SJI Inc recognition award received from FCA North America

FCA North America nominated the american plant as one of the best supplier of the year! A great recognition of the know-how for SJI Inc...

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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: Permanent contract
Ensures functioning of accounting systems to provide the basis for information for those concerned, internal and external.
Location: Heber Springs (Arkansas, USA)
Contract type: open-ended
Ensures the machine availability to enable production lines meet their manufacturing performance goals in the terms of costs, delays, quality, and safety personnel...
Location: Heber Springs (Arkansas, USA)
Contract type: open-ended
Supply to the Production the appropriate cutting tools in the time allowed, optimize the cutting tools in cooperation with the Process Engineers tracking the lifetime of the tools and costs in USD per piece produced...

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.

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  • Saint Jean Industries participates to the Paris Air Show 2017
    Published : 05/10/17

    From the 19 till 25 june, Saint Jean Industries will be attending the 52nd edition of the international Paris Air Show.

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  • St Jean will be at Eurobrake 2017
    Published: 04/20/17

    Saint Jean Industries will be at the international braking show in Dresden from 2 till 4 May.

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  • Saint Jean Industries participates at the APS meeting
    Published: 03/14/17

    SJI will be present at the 5th edition which will take place on 22 and 23 March 2017 in Lyon.

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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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