Mapa glove manufacturer since 1948
In 1948, Robert Ma
rret and Jean Pa
turel joined forces to produce latex gloves.
Juxtaposing the beginnings of their patrobymes, they give their Society the name of Mapa
In 1963, a merger with the Baltex Company marks the development of protective gloves for industrialists and professionals. In 1989, Mapa
Professional was created.
Total and Hutchinson, strong allies
In 1972, Mapa
joined the Hutchinson group, which is today the world leader in rubber parts for the automotive and industrial sectors.
This in turn integrates the chemical sector of the international group Total, of which Mapa
is one of the flagships.
Mapa professional production and international marketing
France, Mexico, Brazil, Malaysia, Mapa Professional produces worldwide gloves of all shapes, finishes and materials.
More than one million gloves are manufactured per day and Mapa Professional gloves are marketed on five continents.
Mapa factories are ISO 9001 version 2000 certified.
Mapa professional innovation
With its research and development center in Liancourt (France) in collaboration with Hutchinson and the group's other laboratories in the USA and Malaysia, Mapa perfects products and multiplies innovations.