Filt 1860

Filt have been producing net and string bags in Normandy since 1860.  These authentic string bags have been used in France for decades and are now sought-after worldwide for their practicality, as well as their French chic aesthetic. 


Our story


The Company was formed, composed of Norman peasants who manufactured nets by hand.


First mechanization wave of the production means.


Our first exportation !


Filt is unfortunately in ruin after the bombings on the city of Caen. 
The workshop is entirely destroyed.


The production starts again as a resultat of many efforts and the will to rebuild the site.


Innovation and patent taken out, Filt's brand is registered.

2003 à 2010

A large wave of investments, 1M €.


Filt celebrates its 150 years ! Innovation Award granted by INPI (French Patent Office).


Filt becomes a certified exporter for South Korea, Maghreb countries, Egypt, Mexico, South Africa, Israel and PTOM (France's overseas countries and territories).


Award for international sales performance by DCF (France Sales Managers and Leaders movement).


Filt don't be going to pot ! 
Award of Made in Normandy by the region. 
We were awarded the "Living Heritage Enterprise" label by the French government, in recognition of our know-how in excellence. Currently, there are 1400 companies "Living Heritage Enterprise" in France. 


Construction of a new building for more space and comfort ! We take machines and our suitcases to Mondeville (14)