Who are we ?

Manutex is a French company, established in 1893. We are located in Saint-Chamond, France (42).
As a specialist in narrow textiles, we make and sell braided and woven articles, using the most basic to the most complex threads. Our know-how is supported by efficient industrial equipment and a team of 30 passionate people whose pleasure it is to serve your business and the industry as a whole.


Our ancestral know-how has been transmitted across generations, enabling Manutex to become an expert in narrow textiles. Although nowadays we use the expression narrow textile, our industry retains its commitment to fulfil your most complex requirements.

Our production facilities cover 6,000 M2 on two sites. Our fleet of production equipment features over 150machines and an expansive storage area. Manutex operates with a network of accredited co-contractors in Tunisia and India under an ISO standard quality approach. We guarantee optimum production, facilities and services.


As a multi-sector firm, we produce for specific markets such as the medical sector or heavy industry, as well as more niche markets such as interior and exterior decoration, ropes etc. Our diverse customer base has enabled us to acquire and renew our know-how every day, resulting in an expansive stock catalogue and custom manufacturing options.



For over 120 years, our business has maintained and conserved its core values:

  • responsiveness
  • performance
  • customer service
  • dynamic action
  • confidentiality
  • sustainability

We undertake to apply a quality approach in all production phases to ensure the continuous improvement of our services.

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Our firm is defined by excellence and expertise. Our environmental commitment is demonstrated by our Oeko-tex standard 100 certification. Our 25 areas of expertise are therefore guaranteed to be free of toxic substances and our non-polluting operations safeguard the flora and fauna surrounding our sites.