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Climats video

Climats factory in Saint Médard d'Eyrans

Manufacturer-Designer over 45 years, Climats develops test chambers of high technicality. Originally centred on the aeronautical tests, Climates knew how to widen its fields of expertise and adapt itself to multiple fields of application.

Historically attached to the know-how and to the innovation of Climats, our customers come from domains so varied as automotive, aeronautics, space, electronics, test laboratories, researchchemistry or Defence.

Climats is very often associated with the name Sapratin ; indeed, during numerous years, our 2 entities made only one. Today, Climats is in charge of the production of test chambers and Sapratin is completely dedicated to the service.

Subsidiary of the global leader in environmental simulation, Climats is integrated into the Schunk group :
Schunk is a world-wide industrial group, made up of autonomous companies, presents in 29 countries with more than 8000 collaborators for > 980 million euros overturn.
Today, Schunk activities are focused on the following markets :

  • carbon technology and ceramics,
  • environmental simulation technology and climate technology,
  • sintered metal technology and ultrasonic welding technology.

The Schunk Group is a technology leader in these fields.

The Schunk Group is built on the Ludwig Schunk Foundation principles, which are :

  • Maintaining independence and sustainable growth
  • Acting in the interests of our customers and partners
  • Appreciating individuality and respecting diversity

In total adequacy with these values, Climats positions durably as the climatic reference on the national territory and commits to a strong will of expansion on the international level with the assistance of its representatives.

To reach the success, Climats direct permanently its action according to 6 essential commitments :

  • Innovation
  • Adaptability
  • Reactivity
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Technicality

Climats delivers about 300 environmental test chambers a year, divided of standard chambers and customized chambers.
Climats is organized according to an industrial management of Manufacturing Ressources Planning (MRP2) type and manages its resources with the software SAP.

Climats electrical boards
Electrical boards
Climats press-brake


The Climats team consists of 70 persons, dedicated to the whole design and manufacturing of  tests chambers, and benefits from a surface of 4000 m² of workshop located in France near Bordeaux.

Climats tests area
Tests area
Climats punching machine
Punching machine