SERAPID Group has been engineering linear motion transfer systems for over 50 years, earning a reputation of excellence and becoming the worldwide leader in Rigid Chain Technology. With a strong international presence, SERAPID is the most trusted name in linear motion technology and heavy loads movement.

Company History

SERAPID was founded in France in 1972 and has gone on to become the worldwide leader in Rigid Chain Technology. With headquarters in the USA, Germany, China and the UK, SERAPID has become the most trusted name in the linear motion and heavy loads movement sectors.

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Over 50 Years of Engineering Excellence

SERAPID has come a long way since the invention of the rigid chain and founding of the company in 1972. With time comes knowledge and hands-on experience in a variety of industries, from the Olympic Games in China to automotive manufacturing in Detroit, we have done it all and gained valuable insight along the way. Take a look at our timeline and discover how SERAPID Industry, SERAPID Stage Systems and SERAPID Lift Systems have become known worldwide for being the industry leader in linear motion and heavy loads transfer.



SERAPID not only offers bespoke and turn-key solutions, but a wide variety of services to help get your project up-and-running and completed to the highest standards of excellence. Consult with our team regarding engineering, design, manufacturing, quality control, commissioning, and more.


SERAPID is a leading provider of innovative mechanical & electrical engineering services. Rigid Chain Technology offers precise linear or rotational movement, and has found applications across diverse industries, from automotive to entertainment. SERAPID's client-centric approach ensures tailored solutions, and the company's commitment to innovation has solidified its reputation as a reliable partner in pushing the boundaries engineering & design thinking.

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SERAPID stands as a premier provider of innovative design solutions, leveraging its expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering. Renowned for its patented Rigid Chain Technology, SERAPID excels in delivering precise and efficient design solutions tailored to specific industry needs. Our commitment to collaboration ensures a client-centric approach, resulting exceptional performance and functionality. With a team of skilled designers and a focus on pushing creative boundaries, SERAPID remains a trusted partner in cutting-edge and design solutions across various sectors.



SERAPID manufacturing is renowned for its advanced capabilities in producing high-quality components and systems, notably leveraging its patented Rigid Chain Technology to create precise and reliable components for diverse applications. With a skilled workforce, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to innovation & efficiency, SERAPID caters to a wide variety of industry sectors, delivering top-tier parts, components, and fully manufactured systems.

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SERAPID's automation solutions are designed to streamline processes, reduce labor costs, and improve overall system performance. Whether integrating automation into materials handling or manufacturing, SERAPID leverages advanced technologies to enhance efficiency and productivity.


Quality Management

With over 50 years in the business, SERAPID has positioned itself as a leading authority throughout the manufacturing and design process. Backed by a proficient team of experts, we are dedicated to the offering the highest quality standards and expertise. Whether it's mechanical engineering, system integration, automation processes or any other challenge, SERAPID offers advice and implementation to deliver the gold standard of excellence.

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SERAPID is a trusted partner offering expertise in bringing innovative engineering solutions to life, providing expert commissioning of projects and ensuring the optimal performance of our patented Rigid Chain Technology. Specializing in electro-mechanical linear movement systems, we focus on precision and reliability, our dedicated team collaborating closely with clients to ensure successful integration, installation and seamless functionality.



SERAPID has years of experience navigating international certification requirements and offers a robust list of certifications for various industries. Working with SERAPID provides the security of knowing your job will be held to the highest standards and legal requirements available.

Quality System Certification

At SERAPID, our commitment to quality is unwavering, guaranteeing that our products not only meet but exceed the expectations of our clients. This is made evident in our meticulous design processes and stringent selection of materials and subcontractors. Our Design Office, boasting several patents over the past 50+ years, ensures that every element of SERAPID's products and solutions meets the highest standards. The production technology used guarantees the best accuracy to the millimeter. Subcontractors undergo rigorous selection and regular inspections to maintain quality standards, and materials are carefully chosen and tested to align with the specific usage and environmental requirements.

SERAPID Certification ISO 9001 - 2015

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Every SERAPID unit assembled on our shop floor is meticulously tested before shipping.

Our French headquarters meets the stringent requirements of ISO 9001 - 2015 standard.

We are proud to count the top names in the automobile, aeronautics, theater and energy sectors amongst our clients. The trust and loyalty of our clients continually confirms the quality and reliability of our products every day.

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Product Certification

SERAPID is committed to the highest standards of safety and quality. All lifts and drive systems meet the very highest standards and certifications, renewed in accordance with:

  • Lifts Directive 2014/33/UE

  • Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

  • Standards NF EN 81-31:2010, NF EN 81-20:2014, NF EN 81-50:2014, DIN 56950-1:2012-05


SERAPID offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits packages for our employees and we are always on the lookout for opportunities to expand our international team. Check out our available positions and make sure to also check our LinkedIn page for the most current job openings.


At SERAPID Group, our commitment to sustainability is driven by four fundamental pillars: Environment, People, Innovation, and Governance. We remain resolute in our mission to drive positive change for the planet, our employees, and our global community.

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SERAPID's Solutions for a Sustainable Future

We have set ambitious goals to reduce our carbon footprint, help conserve natural resources by reducing energy consumption, and champion sustainable practices throughout our operations. Our dedication to innovation fuels our quest to develop breakthrough linear motion solutions and products, while held accountable to the highest ethical standards and transparency in operations.

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