Kermel

Kermel

FIRE-RESISTANT FIBERS

«Kermel, because of the world's unique properties of its fiber, is a world reference in very high performance personal protective equipment. Thanks to this know-how and continuous innovation, Kermel has attractive prospects for international development, particularly in the industrial sector»

Jean-Pierre Cismaresco

Jean-Pierre Cismaresco

Chairman

 

Based on Rhône-Poulenc researches and founded in 1992, Kermel is the European leading manufacturer of aramid fibers for protective clothing against heat and fire.

In particular, Kermel fiber is used in protective clothing for firefighters, soldiers, law enforcement personnel and people working in hazardous industries (petrochemicals, iron and steel, electricity, etc.)

The group has also developed a technical fiber for industrial applications (filtration of gaseous effluents and manufacture of insulating papers).

Based in Colmar, the group distributes its products worldwide and realizes two thirds of its sales abroad.

95
% French Firemen equipped
70
% of sales made outside of France
106
employees
1200
tons produced

Jean Eichenlaub

Partner in charge

 

 

Investment date: 2014

TwitterLinked InFacebookEmail