Saft is a battery maker like no other. From research to manufacturing and sales, we set the pace. We have some of the brightest minds working on developing and producing our batteries; around 1.5 percent of our employees have PhDs. We are a global company employing people from 49 countries; 32 percent of our workforce are women (including 23 percent of our engineers and managers). We are the producer of choice for some of the world`s most demanding customers and our batteries, systems and solutions make a difference across a broad range of market sectors. Saft is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Total.
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Saft is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of advanced-technology batteries for industry. Saft products are widely acknowledged to be reliable, safe, cost-efficient, long-life and respectful of the environment.
What we do best
Saft designs, develops and manufactures high-technology batteries for industry and specialised applications.
We have a mission
Saft’s mission is to support its customers worldwide with traditional and new-generation batteries tailored to their needs. The company continues to develop and enhance next-generation battery systems for emerging applications.
Saft’s products and solutions are essentially nickel-based batteries, primary lithium and new-generation lithium-based batteries and battery systems. They serve in a wide range of back-up or mission-critical applications in civil and military markets around the world.
Meeting Customer Needs, Wherever They Are
“Saft intends to maintain its leadership through the quality of its products and the support of its customers in multiple markets.” John Searle, Chairman of the Management Board, Saft Groupe
Saft’s ambition is to strengthen its leadership in advanced-technology batteries for industry over the long term. To achieve that goal, it strives to provide its customers with the best possible solutions.
The strategy put in place to fulfill that ambition is multi-faceted.
A Global Presence
Saft has established a presence in 18 countries around the globe. So, wherever customers are, there, too, is Saft. Our international presence is made up of not only sales offices, but R&D centres and manufacturing sites.
Our Greatest Successes are those of Our Customers
Saft has built close relations with its customer base. Saft offers them complete solutions tailored to their needs, packaged with integrated electronics and software, as well as services aimed at extending the reliability and life span of the batteries.
Investing in New-Generation Technology
Building on the foundation of its successful nickel-based products, Saft continues to invest in lithium-ion rechargeable technology for multiple applications and multiple markets. Li-ion is the battery technology of the future and crucial for Saft’s continued growth.
Anticipating Customer Needs
A major pillar of Saft’s strategy is its investment in innovation. Saft’s R&D investment is key to its future. Annually, some 9% of sales are re-injected into the development of new materials, processes, products, software and systems. The objective: accelerate the company’s future growth.