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.
PLATEX is taken over by Mrs Neiman, who will redress and developp the company. In 1985, PLATEX merged with PLATEX-WERNLI, this 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 European manufacturer of trays and it has the largest range of trays.
Exportation : 21%
Manufacturing capacity : 8.000 trays / day
Employees : 40
Acces by the road to Platex-Wernli :
- Follow the motorway until Yverdon-les-bains
- Follow Sainte-Croix
- Take the road going to Les Rasses
Geneva – Les Rasses : 107 kmZürich – Les Rasses : 216 km
Bern – Les Rasses : 95 km