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Nodular iron castings

Lamellar graphite iron castings

Special iron castings


Less than 2 hours from Paris, 1h30 from Brussels, 1h30 from Luxembourg and Germany, in the heart of an employment area of almost 300 million inhabitants within 250 kms, Fonderies Nicolas has an exceptional geographical situation in a
department well equipped with road, rail and air infrastructures providing facilitated access.

In the Ardennes, industry holds an important place. Even today, more than 50% of employees in the private sector works in the industry sector. Foundries play there a significant employment role.

Fonderies Nicolas are the perfect illustrations of this. From the research and development, the co-conception to the making of your cast parts not to forget the machining, the surface treatment, the finish, everything is done to get your complete satisfaction. Logistics are also integral parts of our services.

Fonderies Nicolas place the quality of its customer relationships at the core of its concerns. A strong and dynamic team made up of young and experimented staff aims at meeting challenges on a daily basis.

From the very little series to the largest ones, from the most simple to the most complex ones, from the tiniest to the biggest part, in a wide variety of sectors ranging from public works, rail, energy, industrial pumps, hydraulics or agriculture, women and men from Fonderies Nicolas adapt, organize and challenge themselves for a high-level outcome at all times.


For almost 100 years, Fonderies Nicolas has designed, produced, moulded cast-iron pieces.

From 10 g to 25 Kg pieces, from single to serial pieces, from basic pieces to the most complex ones, our team meets your need according to the high standard for which it is known.

Our skills: quality, reactivity, performances.

Our Objectives :

1° Our constant concern:
 Give full satisfaction to our customers.

2° Automate production to the maximum for optimum cost and quality.

3° From product design to its assembly, a constant and effective collaboration.

4° Zero defect.
Maximum satisfaction : good communication to ensure good understanding and
optimum result.

Our values :






Our history

Fonderies Hardy Capitaine was established
Hardy Capitaine becomes Fonderies Nicolas
The corporate group Devaux Werts takes over Fonderies Nicolas
The corporate group Devaux Werts hands over to groupe Delachaux
MBB Holding takes possession of Fonderies Nicolas

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5 Rue de la Hailette – BP31 08700 NOUZONVILLE – France
+33 (0)3 24 53 82 10