Santoul, a family owned French business founded in 1956, has 35 employees and reports sales of €4 million. An accessories specialist for the lingerie and beachwear markets, Santoul presents an impressive range of underwires, boning, foams, cups and pads, and wire casings. The product offer also includes numerous accessories in plastic or metal such as separators, adjustment rings, hooks and eyes, closures, and tapes with snaps or hooks and eyes. Additionally, Santoul creates a wide choice of decorative elements and buckles in different materials and looks: plastic, tortoise shell, horn, wood, zamak, and more.
The Oeko-Tex and REACH certified company is highly innovative with an in-house R&D department constantly developing new ideas such as laser printed plastic or zamak items, 3D fabrics, water repellent foam, rubber effect finishings, or seamless hooks and eyes.
Santoul also works in partnership with clients on special projects. Following specifications, the company can go from technical drawings to mock-ups to the manufacturing prototype. High-performance equipment includes injection machines, wire machines, and tipping machines.
Export represents 70 percent of activity. Santoul sells in over 50 countries with agents in certain regions. Spain and Eastern Europe (Romania, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania) are experiencing strong growth.