[Excerpt] FAVI is an SME based in Hallencourt in the Somme, a département in the Picardy region of France. It is a pressure die-casting company specialising in copper alloys that currently employs 406 people. The company designs, optimises, smelts, machines and assembles copper alloy pieces. Interns can at times account for 10% of the workforce. Founded in 1957, this société anonyme (public limited company) with a capital of €960,000, is part of the AFICA Group, which purchased FAVI in 1971.