To support its fast growth, Montpellier-based “Main Gauche” will build a €10 million site at Garosud and hire massively. With its French Tech Pass certification, the textile printing company is a brilliant illustration of the Positive Industry concept.
Creation of about 50 jobsHaving kept a relatively low profile until now, Main Gauche wants to become more visible in the Montpellier ecosystem in order to fulfill its objectives, which including hiring about 50 employees to keep up with its fast growth. The company’s 6 million euros in annual revenue is expected to double in 2019-2020.
The strategic “Colossus” project implies recruitment for all types of jobs, including workshops, IT, sales, marketing, and logistics. With 44 employees a year ago, staff size reached 72 people in late August, and is expected to reach 130 employees when the company moves into its future facility in Garosud in late 2020. The €10 million construction project will begin in December 2019.
“Our goal is to transform the SME into a mid-sized company and become the leader in France, then the leader in Europe,” explains Alexandre Kosmala.
* The Global Organic Textile Standard, GOTS, is the global reference for evaluating organic fiber.
“The new site will give us 10 to 15 times more capacity,” calculates Alexandre Kosmala.
Main Gauche is a member of the Metropolitan Council for Positive Industry, an initiative launched by Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole.