> 1st French region for the industrial rubber industry
> 2ndFrench region for the entire rubber industry
> 67 establishments for the entire rubber industry
> 6,800 jobs

Major player in rubber processing, the Centre-Loire Valley region is positioned as the first French manufacturer of industrial rubber and occupies the second place nationally in terms of numbers for the entire industry behind the Auvergne.

With 67 establishments and 6,800 employees, regional rubber industry is characterized by the presence of many very small and large groups - the two global leaders, Michelin (tires) and Hutchinson (industrial rubber) have 11 establishments.

The rubber sector’s key companies

Michelin, Hutchinson, Paulstra, Sacred, Maflow France

Fields of expertise

Tyres, textiles, industrial rubber, piping, technical parts, etc.

The Elastopole competitive cluster for rubber and elastomers

The sector’s players are federated within a competitive cluster, Elastopôle which seeks to bring together the rubber and polymer sector’s industrial, scientific and university strengths in the context of collaborative projects.
Its objective is to encourage the activity and job creation through innovative technological developments covering the product’s entire life cycle.



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