The Mecachrome Sablé-sur-Sarthe site specializes in aeroengines and premium automotive. It is the shop window for the Focus Factory and more generally for the group's digitalization (Industry 4.0). This automated, paperless factory can produce up to 200,000 turbine blades per year, and 30,000 cylinder heads, using an advanced industrial process: "one piece flow". It is also responsible for re-sharpening cutting tools and nanometric machining for defense industry products.

Key data

Creation date: 1991

Sectors of special interest: Aeroengine, Premium Automative, DNES


  • Focus Factory for blades
  • Focus Factory for premium engines
  • Short bed machining, including nanotechnologies
  • Re-sharpening service for cutting tools
  • Special processes (plasma)

Customers: Safran, Porsche, Ferrari, Maserati, Thales, Trixell

Employees: 296

Surface area: 32,500 m²

Industrial capacity (key technologies):

  • Machining
  • Sharpening
  • Honing
  • Plasma
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Nanotechnologies
  • IoT
MECACHROME - site de Sablé-sur-Sarthe - vue de l'extérieur


ZI Des Vignes
Avenue Jean Monnet
72300 Solesmes

+33 (0) 2 43 62 03 03

Usine Mécachrome - Site de Sablé-sur-Sarthe (72)
Photo 1 site sablé-sur-sarthe

Manufactured Products