The Company was formed, composed of Norman peasants who manufactured nets by hand.
First mechanization wave of the production means.
Our first exportation !
Filt is unfortunately in ruin after the bombings on the city of Caen.
The workshop is entirely destroyed.
The production starts again as a resultat of many efforts and the will to rebuild the site.
Innovation and patent taken out, Filt's brand is registered.
2003 à 2010
A large wave of investments, 1M €.
Filt celebrates its 150 years ! Innovation Award granted by INPI (French Patent Office).
Filt becomes a certified exporter for South Korea, Maghreb countries, Egypt, Mexico, South Africa, Israel and PTOM (France's overseas countries and territories).
Award for international sales performance by DCF (France Sales Managers and Leaders movement).
Filt don't be going to pot !
Award of Made in Normandy by the region.
We were awarded the "Living Heritage Enterprise" label by the French government, in recognition of our know-how in excellence. Currently, there are 1400 companies "Living Heritage Enterprise" in France.
Construction of a new building for more space and comfort ! We take machines and our suitcases to Mondeville (14)
New website and new identity visual for Filt1860 !
Our nets will be a conveyor of the « French touch » here and in the world.
Introduce and sell our french know-how in this world.
The innovation, our values, the exportation and the quality are essential for our development.
Filt is a textile company founded in 1860, in Normandy. We are specializing in the knitting of nets and the weaving of wick candle. Our objective ? Offer you quality and french manufacture products while keeping our know-how. Yes, it's about twenty people who working every at Filt to maintain the industrial textile in France.
We are present in France but also abroad, 50% of our products are selling internationally. You can find some of our products made with love in New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Milan, or again Berlin and Montreal. Our little nets fly abroad to share the french way of life !
Filt received the "Living Heritage Enterprise" label, showing the french know-how in excellence.