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ACTIVITIES

What is Coating?

Manufacturing coated fabrics is our business. We select our textile bases with care, while choosing different structures (cloth or jersey, etc.) and materials (cotton, polyamide and polyester, etc.). We then coat them with polymers, primarily PVC and Polyurethane.
With our finishing processes, we can offer aspects such as leather or textile ones. We protect the surface of our coated products with varnishes, which makes them resistant to use and adverse weather conditions (light, spots, etc.).

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PRESENTATION

The Cotting Group is an international specialist in the manufacture of coated fabrics. We have been present on the world market for more than 70 years. Our know-how and experience have allowed us to diversify while constantly striving to provide innovation and quality. All our products are certified and recognised for their technical and aesthetic properties. We have gained the trust of major brands: in the Automotive Industry (Citroën, Peugeot, DS,  Renault, Nissan, Infiniti, Audi, GM, Ford, etc.), as well as in luxury leather goods and the health, transport, industrial, fire retardant furniture and hotel and restaurant sectors, for such customers as the Accord Group and McDonalds.

Cotting is a human-oriented group with high added value products. It maintains a very close relationship with its customers. This makes it easier to understand their needs and requirements. It also allows us to provide the right creative and technical solutions, whether within the framework of our new collections or of bespoke ones.

The Cotting Group complies with the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and, in the Automotive sector, ISO/TS 16949 standards.
Our coated fabrics also comply with other standards in effect and specifically those for fire retardant products (Standards M1, M2, AM 18, CRIB 5, etc.). For nautical coated fabrics, we have been granted the certification that attests to compliance with naval international conventions and which is represented by a ship’s wheel (IMO A652).

OUR SECTORS

Auto

Coated fabrics for automotive upholstery and passenger compartment coverings:

Seat coverings

Door panel, dashboard and steering wheel coverings, etc.

Pillar covers, gear lever gaiters, etc.

Manufacturing &
Leather Goods

Coated fabrics for the creation of apparel and luggage:

High-end handbag and luggage coverings

Design coated fabrics for the manufacture of fashion apparel

Technical safety fabrics for the manufacture of protective garments for the fishing, construction, and oil and gas industries, etc. (properties of these coated fabrics: fire protection, high visibility, antistatic,etc.).

Industry

Coated fabrics for public transportation seat coverings and the development of products that are based on specifications:

Bespoke applications for helmet, saddle and membrane coverings, etc.

Coated fabrics for public transportation seat coverings, such as buses, trains, planes, etc.

Application for the Outdoors and Sailing, specifically ferryboat, cruise ship and recreational sailing seat coverings, etc.

Health
& Well-being

Technical coated fabrics that comply with standards in effect for medical and paramedical
uses as well as those of public-access hospitality establishments:

Coated support suitable for hospital and retirement home equipment,
specifically for operating tables and mattress protection in a medical environment, etc.

Applications for fitness and child care: floor mats, nursery furniture, massage tables, etc.

Furniture

Design coated fabrics for modern furniture:

Furniture coverings for hospitality, seats and benches for cafés, hotels and restaurants.

Coated fabric coverings for office furniture, seats and equipment intended for public-access
establishments

Furniture coverings intended for private use in living rooms, specifically for armchairs
and couches.

Coated fabrics for tapestry and the decoration of lounges, pubs, clubs, etc.

ORGANISATION

Cotting is part of the family-owned holding company Mecaseat, which is a European supplier of components for the furniture industry.

Cotting is made up of three entities:

Cotting Automotive: Automobile passenger compartment coverings

Cotting Design: Furniture, Manufacturing, Leather Goods, Health and Well-being

Cotting Technical: Technical products for Industry, Public Transportation and Sailing

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OUR VALUES

The four main values of the Cotting Group

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business requirements

Satisfying in the best possible way the requirements of our customers, whether in terms of quality, reactivity, creativity, innovation or in complying with delivery schedules. Promoting quality while making our personnel aware of and training them in constant improvement.
02

Complying with regulations

Meeting regulatory and legal requirements that apply to our products and activities. For this, we are fully involved in an approach that complies with the ISO 9001 and ISO TS 16949 standards. Our products are also fire-rated (M1, M2, AM 18, CRIB 5 standards, etc.). In regards to sailing coated fabrics, we are IMO A 652-certified.
03

Minimising their impacts on the environment

Preventing pollution in order to minimise our impact on the environment within a constant improvement approach: we specifically comply with the ISO 14001 standard. Being innovative without  waiting for regulations by anticipating the REACH regulation, as well as participating in the European PVC recycling programme “Vinyl +” (for more details on our commitments and actions in this area, please visit the “environment” pages).
04

Optimising working conditions

Offering our collaborators motivating working conditions. Increasing safety on work stations and decreasing our use of products that are harmful to humans. Making sure the Company's Health, Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility (QHSE) policy is understood, implemented, maintained and effective at all levels. Being open to ideas and encouraging them to develop a spirit of initiative.
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Our transverse know-how in the field of coated fabrics allows us to offer an enriching approach, both at the design level and in technical aspects.

These entities are seconded by two production sites located at the heart of Europe, one of which is near Paris.
A joint sales and marketing team shows our collections. The two sites share their development and production means.

Partners worldwide enhance our network (North America, China,etc.).

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