To continuously improve vehicle performance, we work with the leaders of the automobile industry on a day-to-day basis.
Discover the partners that have helped us become a driving force in automobile innovation.
FIEV, Equipment Industries Vehicle Federation
The FIEV (Fédération des Industries des Équipements pour Véhicules or Equipment Industries Vehicle Federation) aims to represent its member companies, both to government authorities as the customer sector. It is the spokesperson for the automotive parts industry on the topics that are in their shared interest. FIEV brings together the following professional bodies:
SFEPA - Syndicat des Fabricants d'Équipements et de Pièces pour Automobiles (Union of Equipment and Automotive Parts Manufacturers). It is the Federation’s main union and brigs together 120 groups of companies representing more than 80% of the profession’s total turnover.
SFEPA us one of the founding members of CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, that currently brings together more than 100 companies and 15 nation-wide professional associations.
The Board of Directors comprises:
Chairman: Jacques Mauge, FAURECIA
Vice-Chairman: Patrick Thollin, ELECTRICFIL AUTOMOTIVE
PFA, the Automotive & Mobility Subsidiary, is an association that is designed to contribute to defining, coordinating and promoting the necessary actions and improve and competition and reinforcing the French automotive industry. It comprises manufacturer, equipment manufacturer and supplier representatives and their respective professional organizations. You will find a trove of information on the 2015-18 action program, the files, etc.
Thésame is a resources center for mechatronics, industrial and innovation management. It provides technology services. It focuses its activity on industrial innovation, both organizational and technological. It informs, connects, advises and supports small businesses corporations in managing their projects. Thésame organizes Industrial Meet and Greets (conferences, EMM European Mechatronics Meetings, technical days, business clubs, etc.)
The Rhônes-Alpes innovation multimedia portal is designed to inform you about innovation news (events, calls for projects, articles, files, summaries, etc.) and the activities of stakeholders working in the field of innovation in Rhône-Alpes. Thanks to this one-of-a-kind multi-criteria search tool (location services, skills, business sector, etc.), you can quickly find the right contact in the region, who can meet your expectations. This interactive information portal is the work of the Regional Agency for Development and Innovation.
“Elles Bougent” is a non-profit organization created in 2005 which aims to attract young women students into transport engineering professions (aeronautical, automobile, and railroad). Electricfil Automotive has been a partner of the organization since May 2011. There are three active female mentors in the association (Project Manager, Sales Administration Manager and Lean Coordinator).
Sens2B International is the industry’s virtual exhibition platform, entirely devoted to sensor and measurement technology and offers:
– The Journal: The Sens2B measurement systems and sensor journal
- Directory on line: The industrial directory of Sens2B sensor, device & measurement system suppliers
– Reports: Further listing in Excel format (sensor distribution companies around the world)
SIA the Society of Automotive Engineers, is a worldwide benchmark in the automotive sector, promoting skills sharing and development between all of the world’s automotive stakeholders. Every year, SIA organizes a number of scientific and technical events led by the best experts in the field: conventions, study days, workshops, company visits, conferences, meet-and-greets, etc.
EFI Automotive is a member of the Thésame MIS Club. The Club des DIS® MIS Club: the network of Management, Innovation, and Strategy is a benchmark for your management and innovation tools. The only club in the Rhône-Alpes region to bring together Company Directors, Marketing Directors, R&D Directors and Innovation Managers to tackle strategic questions of innovation management, the MIS Club encourages people to meet and share their thought on the tool and methods used in managing innovation in companies.
SAE International is a worldwide association of more than 138,000 engineers and technical experts in aerospace, automobile and commercial vehicles. SAE International’s fundamental skills are in developing continuous training and standard development. SAE International’s charity branch (Fondation SAE or the SAE Foundation) supports many programs, including “A World in Motion”.
CARA European Cluster for Mobility Solutions brings together more than 200 manufacturers, transport operators and research and training centers. CARA stands for Cluster from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and Competitiveness Hub. The association is an associate member and represents the PFA Automotive & Mobility Subsidiary Platform. A benchmark in Europe, CARA is pursuing two further major objectives:
Support the changes in urban mobility, especially people and goods transport systems.
Unite and leas the automotive subsidiary & vehicle industry in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, a region with suppliers of high-performance technologies for the vehicle of tomorrow.
from the idea to the market, CARA is implementing collective action: research and innovation projects, real-situation demonstrations and actions for economic and manufacturing development of its members.
NTN-SNR ROLLINGS is an entity of NTN Corporation. With a turnover of more than €5.4 billion, NTN Corporation is one of the world's leading designers, developers and manufacturers of bearings (3rd worldwide) and transmission joints (2nd worldwide).
NTN Corporation is present in all markets of industry, automotive and aeronautics. The acquisition of SNR Roulements in 2007 by the NTN Corporation group enabled it to strengthen its presence in Europe and its positioning as a world leader.
NTN in Europe employs about 6,000 people and has 13 production sites, including 7 in France.