Our company was founded in 1936 in Switzerland and since 2007, it has been part of AICHELIN Group, one of the leading international companies in the area of heat treatment plants for metallic components.

SAFED as a brand specializes in mesh belt furnaces for the production of precision and small mass production components made of steel, stainless steel, as well as non-ferrous metals. SAFED plants are planned, designed, and manufactured by AICHELIN. 

As part of AICHELIN Europe, SAFED is headquartered in Besançon, France, and has its customers in Central and Western Europe. Together with AICHELIN, SAFED provides extensive services around retrofits and modernizations as well as spare parts, even for third-party plants.

Our solutions and services

SAFED New Plants

We plan, design and manufacture SAFED mesh belt systems according to your specific requirements.

SAFED Service

We offer comprehensive services for your plants and our experts are at your service worldwide.

Our competence centers


Sales of SAFED new plants and services for existing plants


Sales, project planning, design and manufacturing of new SAFED systems as well as services for existing systems


Services for existing SAFED systems as well as design and execution of retrofits and modernizations