Business expansion
Ouest; Bretagne; Ille-et-Vilaine
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.13 - Manufacture of other pumps and compressors

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 September 2016
Employment effect (start)
29 September 2016
Foreseen end date
23 June 2017


The French subsidiary of the Japanese group Sanden, has announced that they will recruit about 100 employees on permanent employment contracts at its site of Tinténiac (Ille et Vilaine) near Rennes, over the coming months. The site currently has 850 employees on permanent employment contracts and 300 temporary workers to face an increasing activity. The turnover raised from €190 million in 2015  to €250 million in 2016. Over the past seven years, the group has invested between €10 and €15 million each year in its site. The site produces 2,500,000 piston compressors, 150,000 electric compressors and 3,500 heat pumps. The site has diversified its products and its customers over the past 20 years. In 1996, 80% of the production was intended for the two French car manufacturers PSA Peugeot Citroën and Renault. Now these two customers represent 25% of the production.


  • 26 September 2016: Ouest-France


Eurofound (2016), Sanden Manufacturing Europe, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 88716, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88716.