EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Saunier Duval

Saunier Duval

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Loire-Atlantique; Pays de la Loire; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Nantes


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
25.21 - Manufacture of central heating radiators and boilers
Number Employed: 570
Group: Vaillant Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-06-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-08-2020
Planned Job Creation: 115

Additional Information

Saunier Duval, a subsidiary of the German group Vaillant, is continuing to grow and will be recruiting 100 operators, 40 temporary staff and 15 engineers and technicians between now and the beginning of August to support sales of its traditional equipment and especially heat pumps.

The company will recruit at the Nantes (Loire Atlantique) plant which is highly robotised and one of the Industry 4.0 factories of the 'Industry of the future' initiative. The factory is specialised in the design and manufacture of wall-mounted gas boilers, solar thermal panels and heat pumps.

The plant employs 570 employees and 150 temporary workers year-round, with a turnover of €200 million in 2019.