Within the Industrial Chassis Departement, related to the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Departement in France, the Auto Chassis International Villeurbannne plant manufactures ground connection systems for the Alliance.

Identity


  • FOUNDED IN: 1970 (SMV), 1999 (ACI)
  • LEGAL FORM AND CAPITAL OWNERSHIP: Société en Nom Collectif (general partnership) fully owned by ACI
  • ACTIVITY: Powertrains
  • WORKFORCE: 215 at December 31, 2018
  • PRODUCTION LINES: 13 lines
  • AREA: 52.6 ha, o/w 39 ha of covered buildings
  • CERTIFICATIONS: ISO 14001, label SMSSCT
  • ADDRESS: ACI Villeurbanne - 10, rue du Pérou - BP 72071 - 69603 Villeurbanne - France
  • TELEPHONE: + 33 1 76 87 71 22

MAIN PRODUCTS


  • Front and rear suspensions
  • Suspensions arms
  • Stub axles
  • Hub-drums and wheel hubs
Production 2018
  • Front suspensions306 651 vehicles

BACKGROUND

  • 1970: creation of the Société Mécanique de Villeurbanne (SMV), Limited Company subsidiary of Renault.
  • 1999: integration of SMV into ACI.
  • 2001: SMV becomes an ACI subsidiary and takes the name of ACI Villeurbanne.
  • 2004: founding of the Chassis Manufacturing department, to oversee production at all the “chassis” sites.
  • 2010: production of components for New Master.
  • 2012: production of  of stub axle carriers for Duster.
  • 2014: production of components for New Trafic.
  • 2015: packaging work boosted and the Lean project launched.
  • 2016: deployment of Lean on packaging.
  • 2017: deployment of Lean on serial activity.
  • 2018: launch of the ACI 2023 project.