The intense industrial and cultural heritage
In the Munster Valley's heart, the firm Euro TF makes part of the industrial and cultural patrimony of this region. The firm was created in 1776 by Jean-Jacques Schmaltzer, one of creators Mulhouse's textile industry.
The industry is taken over in 1783 by Jean Henri Riégé and signed a partnership with André Hartmann.
After the death of Riégé in 1789, A.Hartmann took his entiere state until 1857, this takeover did the fame and the success of this new director, including througout the creation of "indiennes", cotton fabrics with bright colors.
In 1818, André Hartmann and his two sons created the Manufactures "Hartmann and sons". In 1826, the compagny employed 1 400 workers,90% of the workforce textile of the Haut-Rhin, in 1841. The firm became the stronguer of the Haut-Rhin.
In 1857, the indienne prodution is stopped for the launch of these activities: spinning, weaving and bleaching.
Hartmann's heirs succeed until 1950 when the last Hartmann, André, died without heir. In 1957, the group "Héritiers de Georges Perrin (HGP)" took over the firm.
HGP is taken over by Alain Thirion (GAT) in 1991. This became a real textile center.
In 2009, the ennoblement compagny changed its name, it became Euro TF.