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Ateliers AS

Textile printing
16 Chemin des Mûriers
69310 Pierre Benite

The Ateliers AS, created in 1937 and located near Lyon, are specialised in textile finishing.

Experts in the “Lyonnaise” printing technique, they have developed two distinct forms of know-how: printing on textile and velvet textile finishing.  At the end of the 18th century, printing on fabric started to develop around Lyon, and companies in the region perfected their know-how. The process used by Ateliers AS follows traditional rules: the fabric is printing on large tables, above which a frame moves containing the pattern to be printed; the frame is used as many times as there are colours to print. They have extended their activity since 2001 to finishing velvet in order to preserve this know-how, which is becoming rarer.  The company works on order for professional customers specialised in clothing and furnishings. Today a subsidiary of the Hermès group, it colours and prints a large part of Hermès textile accessories, including the famous silk square scarves.