Who are we?

ARIAS Associates will assist you in system and global engineering development projects.
Our teams of consultant engineers will assist you effectively in all the reflection and conduct phases of your projects with strong technological characteristics.

Innovation, performance, reliability and fair cost are the key words that guide us and ensure the success of each assignment you entrust to us.

The power of proximity

We mainly operate in eastern France and in neighbouring countries (Germany - Benelux), and when projects require it, we will assist you throughout the world. Our proximity, our constant adaptability and our market knowledge are major assets.

ARIAS Associates is a member of a group of companies: we rely on our partners to offer you comprehensive and fully integrated solutions.

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Why choose us?

Promoting the success of your projects by associating it with our staff development, such is the challenge and desire of our company

We focus our dynamism and determination on the success of your projects, through the provision of our expertise and our outreach. To do this, we actively support our consultants in their success and their career development.

As a company that is on a human scale, proactive and attentive to a market undergoing constant technological change, ARIAS Associates offers innovative solutions and proven expertise, through its teams of consultants who are always motivated to take on ever-greater challenges.

Aware that economic, human and environmental issues are decisive for the competitiveness of a business, we strive to listen to your requirements and analyse them in detail to build custom-made, tailored and efficient solutions.


People at the heart of each project

ARIAS Associates' success is based on men and women, employees and clients, who every day write the story of the company and make it successful.

Our employees are a human capital and a portfolio of expertise.

Because of our team of consultants and managers, we have a capital of proven expertise, offering you solutions tailored to your needs. We strive to recruit our employees both for their technical skills in connection to the requirements of our clients' projects and for their human qualities, in connection with our corporate values.
ARIAS Associates is a genuine human sized company, which gives us agility to respond to a market with changing requirements and a usability that promotes exchanges, emulation and the involvement of our employees. We put every effort into supporting them in their professional development within the company in order to meet their increase in competence and their development.

Our clients, a strong partnership rich in experiences

The value and reliability of our consultants and managers are a major asset to meet your requirements. Professionalism, commitment and respect are basic values advocated within our engineering company and applied throughout our projects.
Every day our employees deliver the best on projects that are entrusted to them. This constant commitment is a guarantee that we give you. The concern for a job well done, the satisfaction of a well-led project, the pleasure of good relations, internally and externally, these are the qualities that we offer.


Nos clients, un partenariat fort et riche d’expériences

La valeur et la fiabilité de nos consultants et managers sont un atout majeur pour répondre à vos exigences. Professionnalisme, engagement et respect sont des valeurs élémentaires prônées au sein de notre société d’ingénierie et appliquées tout au long de nos missions.

Nos collaborateurs délivrent chaque jour le meilleur sur les projets qui leur sont confiés. Cet engagement de tous les instants est une garantie que nous vous apportons. La préoccupation d’un travail bien fait, la satisfaction d’un projet bien conduit, la faveur de bonnes relations internes et externes, telles sont les qualités que nous revendiquons.

Our value philosophy

This is the keystone of our values. Excellence translates into the technological, methodological and organisational mastery of our business, combined with a constant quest for performance. On a daily basis our teams deploy their energy to achieve excellence, both in projects carried out and in the relations with our clients. ARIAS Associates trains its employees to master technological developments and ensure innovative expertise.


We commit ourselves to the quality of the service we deliver, the upstream consulting phase, the delivery of the custom-made solution that has been recommended and accepted. Our teams lead the project rigorously and proactively, accountable to the client for its advances and if necessary provide revisions for improvement. This proximity enables us to demonstrate flexibility when leading your projects and when there are changes to the requirements in the specifications. Our teams are committed to becoming fully involved regardless of their level of intervention in the phases of a project and ensure their success.


Whether partners or employees this is the crux of the matter in both easy and difficult times. Since its inception, ARIAS Associates has earned the trust of its partners through this transparency which allows it to manage difficulties more calmly and anticipate them.

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Our team

ARIAS Associates is first and foremost a human adventure: employees who have shared values, shared ambitions and a taste for a challenge.

Our teams are composed of engineering graduates from top universities and experienced technicians, and bring their expertise and always deliver their best on projects they are entrusted with. Their common goal: to bring you a technical and economic solution that is adapted to your requirements.

The team is organised into three complementary services :

Engineering technology
A team of consultant engineers and experienced technicians, in charge of
studying, designing, manufacturing, optimising and leading innovative, high tech projects.

Business engineering
A management team with double skills - technical and business development, on the one hand in charge of detecting new talents and assisting its consultants' improvement in competence, and, secondly, to identify new projects to assist our clients in their development and contribute to their success.

Administrative management & HR
Supporting technical engineering and business engineering teams, a service with skills in personnel management, sales administration, supporting training and career management.

Senior management, always assisting all its employees and providing proximity to all its services.

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Our story

Under the leadership of its founding manager Yoan FORGET who has a passion for technological and business challenges, ARIAS Associates became the first engineering company in the group. He has several years' experience in technology consulting and business management consulting, and he wanted to combine his technical and management expertise. His ambition has always been to meet the interests of manufacturers looking for new ideas and talented and ambitious engineers seeking technological challenges.

Founded in 2005, this is an engineering company that is involved in systems engineering projects, in the fields of mechatronics, mechanics, electrics, automation, electronics and embedded systems. Thanks to the desire of its leader to keep the company to a human size, the company extends over a limited geographical area.

Since its inception, ARIAS Associates has been joined by several companies, organised into groups of businesses :

joined the group in 2006 and was founded in 1996, specialising in mechanical engineering and peripheral trades. It offers several solutions to its clients: client on-site service and "outsourced" services within its research department (Technical Assistance, Service Centre, Turnkey package). MAIA Entreprises covers north-eastern France, Benelux and Germany.

founded in 2007, specialising in information systems. It assists in project management and contracting out in the IT field, both technical and functional. ARIAS Consulting is involved with the entire development cycle of an IT project with its clients in the tertiary and industrial sectors.

founded in 2015, also developing in the fields of mechanical engineering and peripheral fields (project management, improvement, quality, supply chain, purchasing, etc.) and offers services at the client's site. MAIA Engineering is developing over a geographical area based on the Lorraine, Benelux and more widely in the Rhône-Alpes region and France in general.

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Alsace Tech Forum in Strasbourg

For the second time, the ARIAS & MAIA group of companies participated in Alsace Tech Entreprises Forum on 20 October 2016 at the Parc des Expositions in Strasbourg.

With more than 2500 visitors and young graduates expected on this day, this recruitment fair is a showcase and an attraction to join these engineering consulting companies. Whatever their specialities, these young engineers will be able to find fields within the Group that they want to develop in.

Participation in the conference on the double skill of engineer-manager, as well as group exchanges with students on his professional activities and their issues were also important and valuable moments of involvement for the group of companies.

ESSTIN's September'Fest Forum

ARIAS Associates participated in the business/student forum organised by ESSTIN school of engineering on 30 September 2015. Assisted by the MAIA Entreprises group, this gave the opportunity to present new recruitment opportunities in the systems engineering and mechanical engineering fields. This high point for future young graduates was the opportunity to discuss job and career possibilities within our engineering companies.

Our support for the seeds of champions

Notre soutien aux graines de champions

ARIAS Associates and MAIA Entreprises, a regional partner to help our young athletes to success and fulfilment, which we hope that some of them will achieve by playing in the Magnus league (Ice Hockey).

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