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Atelier Max Capdebarthes

Manufacture of leather-goods
Route de Rodez
12800 Sauveterre de Rouergue

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Sale to private individuals and professionals

Founded in 1987, the company perpetuates the business of the Seriey Capdebarthes company, founded in 1972 by the parents of the current director.

The workshop makes different leather products: knife cases, pen cases, wallets, belts, etc. Creations in the "office-decoration" (created in 2002 and featuring leather covers) range and the "Aubrac" (items made from Aubrac cows' leather) range are developed with a designer. The company's speciality is knife cases: 25 to 30 operations  are required to assemble 6 to 7 pieces of full-grain leather. The products are made from A to Z in the workshop using leather supplied by French tanneries and taweries (Mazamet, Rodez, Châteauneuf-sur-Sarthe).


The workshop works to order for professionals, such as Forges de Laguiole, the company's main customer. It also makes knife cases for Coutellerie Chambriard in Thiers, Coutellerie Brassard  in Lyon, Coutellerie Saphores in Bordeaux and Le Bateau Phare in St Martin de Ré. Office articles are sold in high-end stationery boutiques. In November 2009, these items won 1st prize in the Trophée du Stylographe 2010, in the office accessories category.


The pocket leather goods range is available on site or in the workshop boutique. All of these ranges are also available on the Website, in the workshop boutique and in the seasonal boutique in the village of Sauveterre sur Rouergue.


The company also sells its items in its factory shop and via a seasonal sales outlet in  Sauveterre-de-Rouergue; it has an online shop.