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A FAMILY STORY

 

Part of the Mouzon Group, specialized in textile activities, Balas Textile Company is implemented for many years in the sports, sportswear, high-end fashion markets. The company also answers civilian and military calls for tender.

Throughout these years, Balas and Delubac families have been working closely for soldier’s individual protection, and especially for the Air Force.

2014

Acquisition of a stake at Teintures des Cèdres

Tissage Robert Blanc entrance in the capital of BALAS TEXTILE

2012

Creation and provision of the fireproof lining of the Rafale pilot jackets

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2011

Deployment of Digital Printing

2010

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

2004

Mouzon entrance into the capital of BALAS TEXTILE

ERTEC Department creation

2001

BALAS TEXTILE creation

Olivier Balas buys the goodwill of  “Les Établissements Mathieu Balas”

1916

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”.

AUGUSTE DELUBAC inventeur tissu avion - tissu technique textile

Auguste Delubac

Auguste DELUBAC «tissu avion» | Eddie Rickenbacker | Balas Textile

Eddie Rickenbacker

 

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1904

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.