Schaltbau France

Subsidiary of Schaltbau GmbH Group


Since 1979, Schaltbau France is the French subsidiary of the German parent company Schaltbau GmbH Group. Schaltbau France manufactures, customizes, distributes, and carries out the maintenance of all products of the Schaltbau Group for customers in France.

Our product lines include: Schaltbau connectors, snap-sction switches, contactors, railway-specific products and sirens.

We are also distributor for the French market of components and spare parts from several other branches of the Schaltbau Group:
  • SPII: spare parts for master controlers and footrests
  • Schaltbau Machine Electrics: contactors
  • Schaltbau Bode: spare parts for interior and exterior train doors
  • ALTE: spare parts for train toilet modules
  • SBRS: spare parts for access ramps
  • RAWAG: refurbishment projects

Our values & principles

Our values are the essence of our company’s identity and they shape the way we do business and interact with our colleagues, partners, customers. Our five core values are: respect, teamwork, trust, innovation and performance.

Custom Solutions

Many years of experience in the fields of the TGV, suburban railways and the Metro have made us a reputable partner in France. Nowadays, we work together with a wide variety of customers to help develop high-reliability products with applications in railway and industry:


Schaltbau France is a historic player in the design and manufacture of contactors and footrests for the railway sector. We also provide value-added services such as:

  • Technical advice on the entire product range : switches,contactors,emergency handle,disconectors,connectors,driver desk
  • The adaptation of the Schaltbau Group components to the specific requests of French customers.
  • Service engineering around Schaltbau components for better operation and maintenance of our equipment
  • Expertise in our workshops or on customer site
  • Maintenance in our workshops on contactors products, earthing switches and footrests

Browse our application examples

Energy and E-mobility

Using its long-standing experience in rail engineering, Schaltbau France offers DC and AC switchgear solutions dedicated to the renewable energy market. Our priorities are safety and reliability to protect systems and people.

  • DC contactors for Energy Storage : C310 ; C195 ; C137 to C165 series
  • Battery Switch and DC contactors for test benches : C310 ; C195 ; CT series ; TCMB
  • DC Battery Contactors for e-vehicles : C310, C195 ; CT series ; C110B
  • Connectors for Battery Charging Systems : LV series
  • Contactors for Emergency Switch Off : C130

Browse our application examples for Energy and E-Mobility


Schaltbau France has been marketing warning systems since 1999 to meet all the relevant European applications:

  • PPI alert : Warning to the population (official national alert)
  • POI alert : Internal warning (containment
  • Fire/Dam warning
More than 450 sites in France are equipped with our warning systems. We offer a large range of products adapted to your requests :
  • Electronic sirens : Schaltbau brand
  • Portable sirens: Schaltbau brand
  • Electromechanical sirens
We also ensure the maintenance and supply of spare parts for all sectors of our customers :
  • Nuclear plant
  • Oil industry
  • Gas storage
  • Product manufacture with chemicals
  • Military sites
  • Town hall,public institutions,local authorites

After Sales Service

The Schaltbau products are designed to perform reliably under demanding conditions for long periods of time. However, if one of our products needs to be serviced, repaired or overhauled, we would be pleased to provide you with a free estimate. Our factory-trained technicians can service all the products that we sell in France.


Do you have any questions about us or our products?
Please send us your request.

Want to meet us?
Please check out our upcoming trade shows.

Schaltbau France S.A.S.

2 avenue louis Blériot
95740 Frépillon

Phone +33 1/39984949
Fax: +33 1/39819264