Mechanical and Mechanical Welding Subcontracting, dual expertise.
Components for agricultural machinery, the food processing industry and the railway industry, mechanical components for civil engineering machinery, conveyor belt parts… we are experts in the machiningof cast components and in the production of mechanically welded assemblies.
We are involved in all sectors that require high quality subcontracting.
As a subcontractor, proximity is an advantage when it comes to resolving complex problems quickly.
A French company located in the heart of the Ardennes, AST2M has made reactivity a competitive advantage. Compared to our competitors in Southern and Eastern Europe, we address quality concerns and resolve complex technical problems quickly, taking into account the specific requirements of each client.
Choosing the right methods, having the right tools
Manufacturing analysis and dimensioning, positioning and fixturing, operations scheduling… our methods department ensures the high performance of our production teams. The tools needed to create your items are designed and manufactured in-house. A guarantee of high performance and competitiveness.
High performance machinery as part of our 100% French production
AST2M offers highperformance machinery and a high level of expertise in terms of human resources. This combination translates into excellent production capacity, reactivity and a high level of competitiveness as part of our 100% French production.
A closer look at our machinery!
AST2M was set up in the heart of the Ardennes, the cradle of French metallurgy,in 1967, by the FETROT family. It was taken over by the Texalliance Group in 2013 and FETROT INDUSTRYjoined the LAMBERT network in 2021.
Today, AST2M plays a key role in an ecosystem of complementary expertise and skills that allows the company to meet the complex subcontracting needs of most of France’s industry players.
An operational partner for foundries through expertise unanimously recognised within the machining industry, AST2M is a key player in subcontracting for transport, agricultural machinery, civil engineering and hydraulics.
Creation of the company FETROT PÈRE & FILS by Mr René Fétrot
Takeover of the company by Mr Alain Fétrot
Construction of building 2 (750m²)
ISO 9002 Certification v94
Construction of building 3 (3200 m²), total surface area of 5300m²
Takeover of the company by the TEXALLIANCE Group. Fétrot Père & Fils becomes FETROT INDUSTRY
Takeover of the company by the Lambert network
FETROT INDUSTRY becomes AST2M
The future in motion
For AST2M, 2023 brings new challenges. Recruitment challenges! There are turning machine operator, milling machine operator, computerised numerical control machine operator and methods office technician vacancies to be filled.
Performance challenges. Significant investments are planned for production equipment expansion (acquisition of a new welding robot), construction of a new workshop dedicated to mechanical welding.