Elkem Silicones France - Saint Fons Plant : Manufacturing/R&D Site

  • Approximately 570 employees across all functions, including EHS, EBS, Production, Quality, Supply Chain, Maintenance, Technical Assistance, R&D, Engineering, HR, IT, Product Stewardship, Purchasing and Finance
  • The Saint-Fons production site is located in Saint-Fons in the Chemical Valley in the South of Lyon,
  • Our workshops produce a variety of different product families, like Oils, Gums, Resins, Rubbers, Sealants, RTV-1, RTV-2
  • Industrial activities started in Saint-Fons back in 1948 and the current production site was first built in 1954 and grew with new buildings and workshops over the past decades.
  • The site accommodates Elkem Silicones main R&D center to develop advanced & innovative solutions connecting with locals partner network as well as other application centers in  Asia, North America and Latin America.

Did you know ? 

This is Saint-Fons that the RTV-1 acetoxy sealant was discovered and patented in 1959 by our French R&D team !

  • The manufactured products are flowing into various business applications in ELKEM’s Specialty Product Portfolio used in applications for various markets like Textile, Automotive, Construction, Medical, Cosmetics and Health Care sectors.

As a signatory to the Responsible Care Global Charter our company will actively strengthen the Responsible Care initiative committed to:

  • Safeguarding People and the Environment
  • Strengthening Chemicals Management Systems
  • Engaging Stakeholders
  • Contributing to Sustainability
  • Continuous improvement

Our plants’ activities are actively involved in the economic and social activities of the region. Through our partnerships, trainings, and sustainable development policy, we maintain close relations, and an ongoing dialogue with the local stakeholders. As part of our policy of transparency we are also committed to inform stakeholders as quickly as possible in the event of significant safety or environmental incident in accordance with the industry’s “real-time” communication policy.

Because we care about our customers' trust and satisfaction we have dedicated people to support them and to work closely with our sales and marketing teams.

Should you need our Energy and Environment policy please contact us.