A FAMILY STORY
Throughout these years, Balas and Delubac families have been working closely for soldier’s individual protection, and especially for the Air Force.
Acquisition of a stake at Teintures des Cèdres
Tissage Robert Blanc entrance in the capital of BALAS TEXTILE
Creation and provision of the fireproof lining of the Rafale pilot jackets
Deployment of Digital Printing
Creation of the laboratory in Balas Textile Premises
Purchase of circular double loop technology engine
Provision of the fireproof lining of the French Air Force jackets
Mouzon entrance into the capital of BALAS TEXTILE
ERTEC Department creation
BALAS TEXTILE creation
Olivier Balas buys the goodwill of “Les Établissements Mathieu Balas”
Auguste Delubac, the great grandfather of Olivier Balas, inventor of the “Tissu Avion”
In 1916, Auguste Delubac has patented his invention in France and abroad, under the name “tissu avion” or “fourrure française”.
Eddie Rickenbacker, from the ninety-fourth USA air squadron, american ace fighter pilot during World War One, possesses a suit in “tissu avion”.
Creation of the company Mathieu Balas
Creation of the “Établissements Mathieu Balas” in 1904, by the great grandfather of Olivier Balas. This company was specialized in silk fabric production.