Address :
2, rue de l’Industrie
59820 Gravelines- FRANCE

Phone :
Contact us at
+33 (0)3 28 66 06 49


About the industrial company

CIVE was created in June 2005 by Christophe HINDERYCKX, a pipe fitter by profession.
Specialized in manufacturing and maintenance in piping, boilermaking and welding, it began its activities in the industrial sector.

Thanks to its skills in the field and its commitment, it is developing its activities in the nuclear sector where it is growing, increasing from 5 to 45 employees between 2005 and 2013.

Seeking continuous improvement, it is committed to ISO 9001, MASE, CEFRI and EDF UTO certifications.

Extensive geographical mobility in different sectors

CIVE operates throughout France and abroad. Its activities are carried out on the 18 CNPEs in France and on all French industries. It also operates on foreign sites such as the nuclear site in Finland.

Our history

  • 2005
  • 2008
  • 2011
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018

800 m² of production

The company has an 800 m2 workshop in Gravelines for the manufacture of all metal structures. A machine park composed of, among others, a plasma cutting table, a guillotine allows to make precise and fast cuts. Also composed of several individual workstations held by a multi-skilled operator, the workshop enables specific activities to be carried out and monitored individually. In addition, the workshop has a clean room in which activities requiring the handling of stainless steel can be done.

All our welders are certified according to standard 9606

Qualifications and certifications

EDF UTO qualification

Qualified by EDF in the field: CHARPENTE METTALERIE since 2018, the company CIVE can work in intervention on the sites of the CNPE.

CEFRI Certification

The CEFRI (French Committee for the Certification of Companies) certification allows the company to operate on activities exposing to ionizing radiation.
Certified since 2011, the company demonstrates the training and monitoring of its personnel working under ionizing radiation.

MASE Certification

The MASE (handbook of companies’ improvement) certification is a management system that is part of a continuous approach to the safety, health and environmental performance of companies.
Qualified MASE since 2014, the company has shown its commitment to safety, health and the environment.

ISO 9001 Certification

The ISO 9001 quality management system certification is a commitment to the quality of products and services.
Certified since 2013, the company has perpetuated its commitment to the process and demonstrates continuous improvement.

Partners and suppliers

We have unique suppliers less than 20 minutes away for 90% of our activities, with whom we have a partnership since 2005, guaranteeing a responsive and quality service.


The companies CIVE CUT and HCTS work in close collaboration with CIVE. CIVE CUT has cutting heads that allow pipe cuts up to …
HCTS has a large machine park enabling the “mass production” of several batches of metal structures..

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