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 of DEWEER SECURITY SA company 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.
- Creation of subsidiary in India

2005

Launch of head product production in China.

2006

- Take over of Sibol company in Spain for its know how in head product production.
- Creation of subsidiary in Slovakia.
- Take over of LH Safety company in United Kingdom

2007

- Creation of subsidiaries in United Arab Emirates and Ukraine.

- Take over of Allsafe company in United Arab Emirates for their know how in fall arrest.
2008


- Creation of subsidiary in 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.

2018

- Acquisition of DEGIL SAFETY PRODUCTS INC and ONTARIO GLOVES & SAFETY INC specializing in gloves and garments.
- Acquisition of VERTIC NEDERLAND BV (Netherlands) company for their know-how in fall arrest.