About us

ETA first specialised in manufacturing of storage and process tanks for the dairy product sector. ETA is now a market leader in France and Europe and a recognised player in the export market.
We are based in Rians, in the heart of France, and open to the world, our dynamic development ensures growing activity on all 5 continents.

We implement a with the market, driven approach and are aware of the requirements and specific aspects of the food pharmaceutical, cosmetic and chemical industries.

We are also developing our product lines and diversifying our business, with the main objective of assisting our customers in their quest for excellence.

  • Historical

  • 1959

    Creation of ETA, by Mr. Estève, Triballat, and Mr. Aconin with the objective ofmaking milk handling and transport easier by replacing collection containers.

  • 1964

    ETA applied for a patent on the vacuum engine for its tanks.

  • 1971

    Creation of a sheet metal workshop for tank, vessel and CIP manufacturing.

  • 1981

    Extension of the sheet metal workshop for the manufacture of tanks

  • 1991

    Construction of a new workshop for the manufacture of rolling stock.

  • 1995

    Diversification of the activities of ETA in the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and chemical industry.

  • 2005

    Implementation of the quality process.

  • 2006

    Creation of the Saint Pierre Le Guillard financial holding company and 1st step to the creation of the SPLG Group, which includes its subsidiaries: ETA, PMS and Servinox, with O. Huez as the majority shareholder.

  • 2018

    Launching of the POLYCOOK, industrial food processor.

  • 2019

    ETA celebrates its 60th anniversary

ETA Quality

Our quality system, is based on processes and operating procedures, and allows us to meet the quality requirements of our customers. We comply with the current standards and guidelines to make sure our equipment suits the needs of our customers.

Food certification

1935/2004/EC and FDA

3A certification

Equipment complies with the 3A sanitary standards

Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

Pressure Equipment Directive

PED 2014/68/UE

ATEX Directive

ATEX 2014/34/UE

Compliance with customer specifications

Compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices


Personnel is trained and qualified for each job position

Manufacturing of the PED tanks according to CODAP

(French code for the manufacturing of unfired pressure vessels)

Continuous checks during production

Final inspection of all tanks before shipment

After Sales Service

Our team is available to provide you with technical expertise and assistance for developing your projects.
Our design and engineering office will provide you with the best technical solutions.
Field technicians for on-site service.

Troubleshooting, Maintenance

Modification, upgrading, revamping

In situ assembly and commissioning