PLATEX, Swiss manufacturer of trays decides to open a warehouse in France, which will quickly become a manufacturing facility. PLATEX France sets up in "Les Fours" next to Pontarlier, 10 km far from its parent company. PLATEX was born.
First objective : to manufacture laminated wooden trays for the very new food service market.
PLATEX Switzerland sells its French subsidiary to its Director; both companies split off. PLATEX will grow up till 1984.
At a time where the economy was tight, PLATEX goes into liquidation.
PLATEX is taken over by Mrs Neiman, who will redress and developp the company. Two competitors are taken over in 1985; they will bring to Platex a valuable knowhow.
In a cost conscious market, PLATEX manufactures the most complete range of trays, aiming at quality, service and flexibility.
Exportation : 0%
Manufacturing capacity : 1.800 trays / day
Employees : 75
PLATEX has become the first French manufacturer of trays and is among the first three at the European scale. PLATEX has the largest range of trays.
Exportation : 21%
Manufacturing capacity : 8.000 trays / day
Employees : 40