Location of affected unit(s)
Chartres, Thimert-Gâtelles, Saint-Loup, Golfech and Valence-d'Agen
Specialised Construction Activities
Specialised Construction Activities
43.32 - Joinery installation

228 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
13 November 2015
Employment effect (start)
13 December 2015
Foreseen end date
31 March 2016


On 13 November, the Commercial court of Chartres has agreed the take over of Futurol by TIR Technologies, with 228 job cuts. Futurol Industries is the second largest French roller shutters manufacturer. Its headquarters are located in Thimert-Gâtelles (200 employees) and it has four plants, one in Chartres (26 employees, Eure-et_loire) and three near Toulouse (Haute Garonne) in Valence-d'Agen, Golfech and Saint-Loup. It was placed in receivership in November 2014. TIR Technologies (175 employees) is a manufacturer of blinds and roller blinds located in Kilstett (Bas-Rhin). Its turnover reached €300 million in 2014.  The new owner made the commitment to take over 85 employees from the sites in Eure-et-Loire (with a total workforce of 226 employees) and 93 in the plants near Toulouse (with a total workforce of 180 employees). A total of 228 employees will be dismissed. 


  • 21 November 2014: L’Usine Nouvelle
  • 30 October 2015: La dépêche du midi
  • 14 November 2015: La dépêche du midi
  • 13 November 2015: France 3


Eurofound (2015), Futurol, Merger/Acquisition in France, factsheet number 85472, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/85472.