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Les Fonderies de Sougland promote's skills their employees through an internal training center.

3. Labor relations / working conditions

Human capital development


Les Fonderies de Sougland, also known as the oldest industrial company in Hauts-de-France, is a family-owned business that existed since its creation in 1543.

It operates in various fields of activity, including shipbuilding, steelmaking, mechanics, glassmaking, and many others. As a pioneer in its industry, the company invests, modernizes, and adapts its study and production tools to meet the needs of customers and market trends.

Today, it is revitalizing itself by establishing a dedicated internal training center.


  • Provide employees with training to enhance their skills.
  • Facilitate the integration of new employees by offering training on the ancestral and current know-how of the company.
  • Develop the versatility of teams and promote internal promotions.
  • Familiarize customers with the manufacturing and casting processes.
  • Offer office and management training to local businesses.


Les Fonderies de Sougland internal training center offers a wide variety of training programs, combining theory and practice. The training is aimed at professionals such as customers, suppliers, and employees, as well as individuals, including job seekers. The training areas cover metallurgy, casting, R&D, management, and office skills. The training sessions can be customized according to the specific needs, and the training center is equipped with modern teaching resources. This provides employees with the opportunity to acquire new skills and improve their versatility.


  • Transfer of know-how, ensuring the sustainability of knowledge and specific skills related to casting.
  • Skills development of employees.
  • Internal promotion, with the possibility to develop new skills and enhance the versatility of internal teams.

Plus, this training center complements the initiatives of Les Fonderies de Sougland (FrenchFab, green innovation, openness to visits) and further strengthens the attractiveness of the region. It helps attract new recruits and foster loyalty among the local youth.


  • Internal training contributes to the professional development of employees, improving their employability and well-being at work.
  • The establishment of an internal training center demonstrates the company's commitment to responsible governance and knowledge transfer, thereby reinforcing the corporate culture and values.

Les Fonderies de Sougland

2 Av. de Sougland
02830 Saint-Michel

Mise à jour le 14/06/2023

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