Pinette Emidecau Industries

Automated press, transfer and thermoforming lines for plastic, rubber, powder, composites processing: aeronautics, space, automotive, wind and energy industries. SMC, RTM, thermoplastic stamping, consolidation, hot-draping/forming technologies. CFRP QSP preforming, hydraulic presses 50-10,000 tons. Large-scale nondestructive testing equipment.

5 rue Paul Sabatier, BP 80077
Chalon Sur Saone, 71103 FR

Additional Locations:
2000 Town Center, Ste. 1800
Southfield, MI 48075 US
(419) 448-4273

Industrie Strasse 4
Zernien, 29499 DE
+49 5863 9861 28

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Product Categories of Pinette Emidecau Industries

Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Preform manufacturing equipment
  • Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
  • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding equipment (VARTM
  • Other primary manufacturing equipment
  • Presses
    • Presses, compression molding
    • Presses, diaphragm forming
    • Presses, hydraulic
    • Presses, laminating
    • Presses, low-pressure
    • Presses, software and controls
    • Presses, superplastic forming
    • Presses, thermoforming/pressure forming
    • Presses, vacuum
Tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Metal
      • Metal, aluminum
      • Metal, steel
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Chillers (for molds, production lines)
    • Ovens
    • Robotic handling equipment
Fiber converting/prepreg manufacturing equipment
  • Coaters/laminators
  • Preform manufacturing equipment
Testing, gauging, monitoring, analytical equipment and software
  • Other testing equipment