HEXIS, 30 years of dedication

News / 2019, 22 July

1989… One man’s dream:

Michel Mateu embarks on a business adventure producing adhesive PVC films for advertising and visual communication. HEXIS is now one of the only manufacturers of adhesive films in France.
1989: Establishment of the limited company
1994: Set-up of Frontignan site

The family history behind the business venture:

By his side from the very beginning, his wife Michèle has been managing the administrative side of the business and taking care of HR until September 2018. Today, the business is run by their children, Caroline and Clément.
2016: Passing on the family business

Passion and performance – the company motto:

Whether it’s industrial engineering, expanding the sales network, developing partnerships or HEXIS RACING motor sports, HEXIS spells success in all of its ventures.
2002: Establishment of HEXIS RACING
2009: FIA GT3 European Team Champion
2011: FIA GT1 World Team Champion

Having a vision and anticipating technical developments:

HEXIS has been able to develop its product range to satisfy even the most demanding customers. From the traditional heart of visual communication, our films have evolved into global benchmarks in the automotive and public transport sectors. Major French organisations, such as the national rail carrier SNCF, the metropolitan Paris transportation network RATP, as well
as Renault Sport and sports retailer Decathlon, trust in us.

Proud to be “Made in France”:

HEXIS proudly flies the flag for products “Made in France” with its two production facilities based in the country. But the company’s progress does not stop at the border, with expansion across the globe, including Europe, America, Asia and Australia.
2011: Set-up of Hagetmau plant
2018: Opening of HEXIS Australia and new offices in Spain

The small SME that started out with four employees in 1989 now comprises 450 staff, 2 plants, 2 R&D labs, 4 distribution depots in France and 8 sales subsidiaries around the world.