The French Industrial Group Satys buys Kelox a leader in galley systems for railway


On May 24th 2018 Satys bought the Spanish company Kelox which was founded in 1959 with locations in Madrid and Pennsylvania (USA).

Kelox is specialized in rail equipment through the design and supply of galley systems and the provision of related services to builders of rolling stock and railway operators worldwide. Main core business activities are refrigerated systems, stainless steel equipment and interior developments by carrying out turn-key projects.

In Madrid, Kelox has a design and engineering office, a 2000 m2 factory and a test laboratory with Iris and EN 15085 certifications.

Among its main customers are Alstom (the company recently chosen by Alstom for the Amtrak project, high speed trains in North America), Hitachi, Siemens, Talgo.

Kelox will strengthen and complete the Satys Interiors Railway division (formerly SMTC).

The activities were regrouped under the name Satys when the Finaero group’s name was changed in March 2018.

· Satys Sealing & Painting: aircraft painting and sealing, aerostructures & rail equipment.

· Satys Interiors: design and fabrication of aircraft and rail interiors.

· Satys Electric: wiring and cabling assemblies for the medical, energy and aeronautic industries.

· Satys Surface Treatment: surface treatment for aeronautical components.