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FÉTIS Group announces the acquisition of Atantique Conception

Published on June 05, 2024

FÉTIS Group, a major player in the decarbonisation of machines and the energy transition for the Mobility, Energy and Industrial sectors, announces the signing of an agreement on 27 May to acquire the company ATLANTIQUE CONCEPTION, now called AC-TEC Solutions.

Under the leadership of David GOUIN, General Manager of CHABAS & BESSON and AM-TEC, AC-TEC Solutions will join the Group’s production division as a sister company to AM-TEC, specialising in mechanical welding and industrial sheet metal solutions.

This synergy will strengthen the Group’s ability to offer a broader range of products and services to its current and future customers.

For AC-TEC Solutions, this transaction will enable it to continue and develop its activities with FETIS Group companies. The company will continue to support its customers while expanding its offering by increasing its production capacity.

For FÉTIS Group, this acquisition aims to secure the future of AC-TEC Solutions’ activities and expertise, with the creation of synergies between the activities of AC-TEC Solutions and AM-TEC. 

All jobs will be maintained. With the arrival of 31 new employees, FÉTIS Group is continuing to expand.

The takeover will enable the Group to respond more effectively to its customers’ needs, offering complete solutions in industrial sheet metal fabrication.

With its modern, high-performance production facilities, FÉTIS Group will be able to continue offering solutions through new product ranges.

The proximity of the production sites and teams, and the creation of synergies between the activities of AC-TEC and AM-TEC, will contribute to the Group’s success.

This acquisition will enable the Group to provide complete solutions to new and existing customers in metal fabrications.

About FÉTIS Group

FÉTIS Group is a privately-owned international engineering company specialising in the heavy mobility, marine and power generation sectors. Headquartered in Nantes, France, the Group currently employs over 650 people in 9 countries.

For over 10 years, the FÉTIS Group has been offering energy transition solutions aimed at decarbonising machinery.

Today, FÉTIS Group manages the entire machine development cycle, from conception and design to prototyping and series production.

About AC-TEC Solutions

Based in Saint-Martin-de-Fraigneau, near Fontenay-le-Comte in the Vendée (85), AC-TEC, formerly known as ATLANTIQUE CONCEPTION, offers customised solutions in boiler making and sheet metal work. It industrialises and produces mechanically welded parts with bending and cutting activities in all the following fields: rail, industrial, automotive, leisure, sports equipment, agricultural, construction and public works, transport.

About AM-TEC

AM-TEC, a FÉTIS Group company located in Saint-André-Treize-Voies – Montréverd in the Vendée (85), offers industrial sheet metal and mechanical welding solutions for the design and manufacture of industrial parts of all sizes. Working as a subcontractor for customers throughout France and Europe, AM-TEC is involved in all stages of manufacture, from laser cutting to bending, including machining, welding, painting and assembly, for finished assembled products delivered either unfinished or painted.


The company manufactures products to drawings, from small to large production runs, particularly in the mining, industrial and agricultural sectors.


About Chabas & Besson

For more than 70 years, Chabas & Besson has been designing, manufacturing and repairing hydraulic cylinders of all sizes, from medium-sized production runs to custom-made cylinders for single units or prototypes. In 2021, the company will join FÉTIS Group.

Based at two sites in the Vendée, in Fontenay-Le-Comte for the repair of cylinders and in Le Poiré-sur-Vie for their manufacture, Chabas & Besson is developing its expertise in hydraulics through cutting-edge applications in various fields: drilling, pharmaceuticals, defence, offshore, naval, energy, nuclear, bodywork, handling, industry, steelmaking, public works and quarries.

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