Filt 1860


Creation of the company, made up of Normandy farmers making nets by hand.
The means of production start to be mechanized.
Our first export experience!
Filt is unfortunately in ruins after the bombing of the city of Caen.
The workshop was completely destroyed.
Production resumed after much effort and determination to rebuild.
The Filt brand is registered.
2003 à 2010
A large wave of investment of 1 million euros takes place.
Filt celebrates its 150th anniversary! We receive the Innovation Trophy, awarded by INPI, the French National Institute of Industrial Property.
We become an approved exporter for South Korea, the Maghreb countries, Egypt, Mexico, South Africa, Israel and the Overseas Countries and Territories.
Filt receives a new Trophy for international commercial performance from the French Commercial Managers.
Filt did not have a bad day!
We receive the Made in Normandy Trophy, awarded by the Region.
Filt receives the label " Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant ". Filt1860 is now a Normandy epv company. The only State Label, awarded by the Ministry of Industry. To date, there are 1400 EPV companies in France, rewarded for their know-how of excellence.



Filt makes every effort to maintain industrial textile know-how in France.
they fully assume their social responsibility by working all year round in close collaboration with a reintegration workshop and a workshop for disabled people.
When Filt engages with a client or a supplier, it is with seriousness and conviction.
When a person is hired at Filt, they ask them to invest in themselves, in the team as a whole and in the client.

They are open to the world, always taking into account cultural differences and making them a real lever for competitiveness.
Within their team, the profiles are very diverse, and this is our strength. All ages, all origins and experiences are represented.
A permanent watch. Their sharp minds are constantly on the alert to evolve their manufacturing methods and imagine the nets of tomorrow...The whole team is in the game!

They work with sincerity for their customers and within our team. Even if the genesis of the net is ancestral, today they use very sophisticated machines.
Filt is a company founded in 1860, full of history and highlights.
With its feet firmly planted in production and its head in ideas and future developments. That's why you are part of the Filt workforce today.



Filt 1860 is a textile company created in 1860, in Normandy, specialized in knitting nets and braiding candle wicks. Their goal? To offer you quality products made in France while keeping our know-how. And yes, it is about twenty people, who, every day work at Filt1860 to maintain the textile industry in France.

Present in France but also abroad, 50% of their products are sold internationally. You can find some of their products made with love in New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Milan, or even Berlin and Montreal. Their little nets go abroad to share the French way of life!


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