AXANDUS is above all a team of world-class experts in their fields, dedicated to product design, industrialization and international business development. AXANDUS has united all its competencies and product development, testing and production resources on a single site in Beynost, France. At the crossroads of France’s dynamic Rhone-Alpes region, Beynost is just 20 minutes from Lyon and Saint Exupéry international airport.
Our mission is to support and boost the growth of innovating companies by helping them scale up their production for the mass market. Our teams of specialists are totally familiar with the problems confronting startups and SMEs while drawing on the resources of one of France’s large industrial groups.
AXANDUS originated within the EFI Automotive Group, an independent international company that has been developing innovative technological products for the automobile industry for 80 years.
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Reduce the cost price of your product using our design know-how.
Build your functional prototypes to car industry standards using our cutting-edge tools.
Test and validate your product using our expertise.
Industrialize your processes using our experience in large-scale production for the automobile industry.
Grow your sales using our international customer network.
Benefit from our worldwide supplier pool and purchasing power.
1. Initial meeting and identification of your needs to determine the scope of our collaboration: drafting of specifications and plan of action
2. Strategic diagnosis and development recommendations
3. Product analysis and cost reduction propositions
4. Preparation of a functional model
5. Prototyping (pre-series prototype)
6. Validation test (product validation tests and test report: iterative process)
7. Industrialization plan (bill of materials, production flow chart and cost breakdown)
8. Business development: development of international customer portfolio
9. Production hosting
Avenisense : Measurement of oil viscosity and gas density for the Petrochemical Industry.
Multimedia interface for the elderly.
Brochier : Development of luminous fabrics for car interiors.
Holding both an engineering degree and an MBA in Strategic Marketing, Jean-Baptiste Yvon offers a full 28 years of experience as Corporate Vice President and International Business Development Director of EFI Automotive.
Since obtaining his degree in Business Management and a Masters in International Business, Eric Tardy has acquired 16 years of experience in the commercial development of technological products for international markets. He also offers his first-hand experience as a start-up creator.
With specialized training in car body design and management of innovation projects, Stéphane Raquin has worked in the field of R&D for mechatronic products for automobiles and trucks over the last 17 years (15 years at EFI Automotive).
Since receiving his engineering degree, Jacques Noulette has worked in the automobile industry for 27 years including 10 years in production and 17 years in the industrialization of new products and the development of new processes.
With a degree in electrical and electronics engineering, Gilles Batton has worked at EFI Automotive for 34 years in the management of international purchasing for innovative projects.
Mechanical engineer graduated from INSA of Lyon, Steve holds as well a Master 2 degree in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management (IAE of Lyon).
AXANDUS ITALY : PIERO BUSSO – +39 389 880 7624 – email@example.com