Activities: as a subcontractor, DESIGN, OPTIMIZATION, VALIDATION, DIE-CASTING, MACHINING, ASSEMBLY and MARKETING of all components that can be made of die-cast copper alloys. FAVI History1957 : Founding of FAVI SA (Foundry and Shops of Vimeu), subcontractor in copper alloys pressure die-casting. Leader in the production of sanitary fittings (U-bends, floor drains…).1971 : Take-over of FAVI SA by the leading copper alloys refiner in Europe, AFICA. Creation of new alloys.1974 : Building of the new factory. FAVI becomes one of the European leaders in the production of water meter housings.End of the 70's: creation of CuZn27, standardization of our main alloys, and shipment of the first shift forks for gearboxes.1997 : FAVI is the first European foundry to be ISO14001 certified2000 : FAVI is the first French company to be OHSAS 18001 certified2001 : Beginning of production of die-cast copper rotors for electric motors2002 : FAVI is the first French company to be QSE certified2004 : Building of a second production plant, dedicated to small and mid volume production of non automotive components.2006: the 200 000 000th fork has shipped.2008 : FAVI is the first European foundry to be ILO OSH 2001 certified.