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History and company profile

Since 1950

Haute Sambre manufactures castings production for different activity sectors, in steels and irons – maxi weight 250 kg.

In 1976

Haute Sambre decided to diversify the fabrication towards pumps & valves in stainless steels (martensitic and austenitic) and new facilities of production (melting & heat treatment) – analysis & mechanical testings have been invested.

In 1983

a VOD system (vacuum oxygen decarburation) furnace has been set up to develop duplex steels and nickel basis.


Haute Sambre realize castings alloys in a wide range of materials like austenitic – super austenitic – duplex – super duplex steels – cobalt & nickel basis which positioning her among the main leaders.


Our history



1972 to 1975

New Grinding dpt 1500 m²
Melting dpt 1000m²

1976 to 1979

2 induction furnaces 2.5 T/each (MF)
Mixer 30 T/hour (Chemical sand)
Laboratory for chemical tests (strengh-impact tests-hardness)

1980 to 1982

Building for heat treatment 650m²
Building for welding operation 300m²
Electric furnace 5 T AICHELIN for
Heat treatment with equipment for
Water & oil quenching with mixing and cooling system


1 new furnace VOD 4.5T (Vaccum Oxygen Decarburation)


Investment in a recycling station for Chemical sand

1990 to 1994

1 induction furnace 500 kg HF
1 Electric furnace for heat treatment THERMIDOR 3.5T
Renewal electric equipment on AICHELIN furnace 5T

1995 to 2000

New moulding & cores dpt 2400m²
Building for storage patterns 2700m²
Investment on CHARPY machine 450 J
Investment on thermal recycling station 1T/hour

2000 to 2006

Building Block-haus for radiographic controls – Iridium 192
Renewal electric equipment on the 2 induction furnaces 2.5 T

2007 to 2012

New Spectrograph machine
New laboratory equipment (micrography and corrosion tests)
Renewal electric equipment on electric Furnace THERMIDOR 3.5T
New storage patterns 4400m²

2013 to 2016

Foundry BOUTTÉ, located at Beauchamps (80) becomes our subsidiary
New building control dpt 400m² with all facilities
Setting up of a press



Customer satisfaction is our focus

ACIERIE et FONDERIE DE LA HAUTE SAMBRE contributes daily the continual improvment of our performance to give satisfaction according to the requirements from its customers.

Quality Fabrication

Quality fabrication is our key word.
Technical meeting upstream with customer combined with simulation program allows to optimize our new products.
A vast range of controls during the fabrication combined also with continual improvement are the guarantee.

Quality since 1981

Since 1981, the set up quality objective brings us today of being ISO 9001 and to have various qualifications like TÜV AD 2000-MERKBLATT W0 – NORSOK – LLOYD’S.


Class NK

PED AD 2000 WO / EN 764-5

TUV Directive 2014 68 UE




Safety & Environment


The evolution of the company for several years based on a risk survey, implementation of analysis and improvement of condition of safety are a continuous challenge.



The management of your company is in keeping with the general lasting steps.

We take notice of environment improvement regarding the site of Berlaimont and the border.

And bring us to set up technical solutions or investments to move forward to the defined objectives.

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Mission statement

Our mission is to act as a leader supplier of Quality castings through:

  • Research of a high customer Satisfaction.
  • Continuous improvement of our production processes and optimization of our results in terms of quality performances.
  • Increase of research activity on the development of new alloys.
  • Technical support to our customers, who could identify us not only as a supplier but first of all as a reliable and highly qualified partner.