Since mid 2020, Tréfimétaux SAS, a 100% subsidiary of the KME Group, is the exclusive supplier of copper tubes within the KME Group. Tréfimétaux SAS has been producing quality copper tubes for industrial and domestic applications for decades and has a correspondingly modern production structure. Over a period of more than 30 years, the Givet site has produced SANCO® brand tubes, among others, and sold them throughout Europe. The associated quality standards are being consistently maintained. The detailed delivery programme for plumbing tubes pipes and tubes for industrial applications can be found together with further information on the following pages.



The plant in Serravalle Scrivia (Alessandria) is one of the most important and advanced at European level in the production of copper tubes for plumbing and industrial use, boasting an integral production cycle that includes the insulation sheaths for tube coverings. The production complex, inaugurated in 1964, has its roots in the historical SMI Group, Italian Metallurgy Company, founded in 1886 and which is the origin of the brand name SMISOL®, well known in the plant engineering sector. Over the years the Group has undergone a number of organizational and company changes at international level, taking on the names firstly of Europa Metalli and subsequently of  KME.

Since 2016, SCT - Serravalle Copper Tubes is part of the Tréfimétaux  SAS, which includes the French plants at Givet and Niederbrück as well as tubes division at the Italian plant in Serravalle Scrivia. Tréfimétaux  SAS is nowadays a 100% subsidiary of the KME Group.