Our history

1977

Creation of Delta Plus

Jacques BENOIT based Delta Plus in Apt in Southern France. The first activity is the import of rainwear and leather gloves.

The 80's : emergence of a group

 

80's

- First common catalogue and emergence of brand concept with Venitex®.
- Implementation of a strategy for Asian sourcing via Hong Kong and China.

1981

Creation of subsidiary in Italy.

1986

Creation of subsidiary in Spain.

The 90's : creation of a group

 

1994

- Strategic partnership in Sri Lanka for the manufacture of gloves.
- Strengthening of cloth range with the launch of the winter and workwear collections.

1996

Creation of a joint-venture in India for the manufacture of shoes.

1997

Creation of subsidiaries in Poland and Hungary.

1998

Take over of Froment company for its know-how in fall arrest.

1999

- Financial consolidation via the introduction of the company in stock exchange in 1999 on NYSE Euronext C compartment.
- Creation of subsidiary in Portugal.
 

The 2000's : turning point towards production and globalization

 

2000

Creation of subsidiary in Croatia.

2001

- Take over in Belgium.
- Creation of subsidiary in Greece.

2002

Creation of subsidiary in China.

2003

Creation of subsidiary in Czech Republic.

2004

Creation of subsidiary in Romania.

2005

Launch of head product production in China.

2006

Take over of Sibol company in Spain for its know how in head product production.

2007

- Creation of subsidiary in Slovakia.
- Creation of subsidiary in United Arab Emirates.
- Take over in United Kingdom.

2008

- Take over of Allsafe company in United Arab Emirates for their know how in fall arrest.
- Creation of subsidiaries in Ukraine and Peru.

2011

Take over of Eslingar company in Argentina for their know how in fall arrest.

2013

- Consolidation of the image via the transition to a unique brand DELTAPLUS® in 2013.
- Take over of Pro Safety company in Brazil for its know how in respiratory protection.
- Creation of subsidiary in Turkey.

2015

- Acquisition of Elvex Corp in the United States specializing in protective head products.
- Creation of subsidiary in Russia.

2016

- Creation of subsidiary in Philippines.
- Creation of subsidiary in Colombia.

2017

- Creation of subsidiary in Costa Rica.
- Take over of VERTIC-ALPIC (France) for their know-how in fall arrest.