RHD, a French company specializing in the manufacture of short springs

Springs design and production is RHD’s core business. This small family business founded by George Huon started expanding its activities internationally in the late 1980s. Over the years, it has earned a strong reputation over the world and is now recognized as the reference supplier for all topics pertaining to springs, especially short springs.


Compression spring

We manufacture cold-coiled compression springs.

Wave spring

We manufacture wave springs to meet simple or complex requirements.

Tension spring

We manufacture tension springs to meet simple or complex requirements.

Torsion spring

We manufacture torsion springs to meet simple or complex requirements. They can be manufactured from standard machines or specific tools.

Wire form spring

Wire forms are used for a wide variety of applications. Pins, hooks, clips, electrical contact parts, and more, they can be manufactured from standard machines or specific tools.

Flat spring

Flat springs are made using special tools. They can be produced following their morphology on a radial or linear press. RHD has seasoned experts on both types of machines.

Sub-assembly spring

RHD can offer its customers the option of pre-assembly on machine during production in order to shorten the assembly stages and achieve productivity improvements. We are also able to assemble our part with a part supplied by the customer.

Our offer

60 years of experience in springs ‘field

More and more industrialists ask for our solutions and products, which they approve by a large majority because of the rigor which we show throughout the process of development of our solutions, the added value which we bring the quality of the help and the accompaniments proposed to the customers. The reputation of the group is not to be any more made in the “sharp" domain of short springs ‘conception, because it evolves in it from now on half a century.

Serge Huon, one of the founder’s sons went in partnership with José Dubois, who took the lead of the group in 1989. They made the group can reach a fast growth, and know the current success, by establishing a long-lasting and innovative growth strategy. RHD is a reference in conception of industrial springs today. The strategy of the group RHD relies on a policy of continuous investment, more implication on the world market, the deployment of innovative means of production, a thoughtful choice of the niches of development – a choice more directed towards cosmetic and the automobile market. In brief, an excellent route which contributed to raise our reputation both on local and international level.

Short springs of quality to improve driving pleasure

Manufacturing short springs is a field that requires technical know-how and experience. Indeed, safety, aesthetics and driving pleasure of a car depends largely on these items.

To avoid premature wear of short springs, manufacturers must always use high quality materials that meet strict standards. Indeed, it should be noted that the design of such products requires strict observance of certain rules.

RHD reliable short springs for cars

RHD, a company specializing in the manufacture of spring, has a strategy mainly based on innovation and taking into account the needs of clients. To better meet these, the French firm has continued to improve its production facilities to make it one of the most modern and efficient in Europe.

RHD has a plant at the forefront of technology. With a hundred machines, the plant is able to meet the most technical and complex demands. Moreover, it can rotate 24 h/24, 12 months of 12 to meet the needs of customers.

As a well known player in the field of short springs design, RHD is present everywhere in the world. But its two key markets are France, where it has been established for more than half a century, and Germany in recent years has become a major business opportunity.

Watches, bottles of perfume, lighters, industrial machines, shock absorbers, robots, can be found on the list of items whose smooth functioning needs one or several small springs. Springs too often remain neglected; however, they play a critical role in a considerable number of objects for everyday use. Due to the high mechanical and sometimes thermal or chemical stresses to which springs are subjected and their small dimension, manufacturing springs requires strict compliance with the highest quality standards. Leading-edge fields, among which automotive, pharmaceutical or high-tech industries consider the springs that make up their products very seriously.