Who are we?


Gekatex
 and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and distribute technical wiping, cleanroom wiping and polishing solution for Automotive OEM, Aeronautic, Electronics, Pharmaceutical and life science industries.

With 35 years of experience in the business of technical wiping, clean room wiping and polishing our solutions are recognized by many OEM manufacturer in their paint shop, clean room and assembly lines. We have a global presence with 3 factories: France, India and China that are ISO 9001 certified and a delivery center in Mexico for North America.

We serve more than 100 factories in the world through direct sales or distributors in more than 40 countries.

Our group represents a turnover of more than 20 million USD and has been profitable every year in a row for the past 15 years.

We invest around 2.5% in our turnover in R&D to develop solution and innovation that bring value to our customers

2015

    Joint-Venture in China for the manufacturing of cleanroom and technical knitting products

2015

    Gekatex add cleanroom products to its range

2014

    Creation of Gekatex Mexico

2014

    ISO 9001 certification for Gekatex India

2012

    Introduction of the ECOTEX: First eco-friendly technical wiping solution

2012

    Special trophy of the best exporting company for the past 10 years in the north of France Area

2011

    Gekatex and its subsidiaries reach 10 million global turnover

2010 

    Gekatex lauch a Polyetser wiping specially developped for aerospace industry

2008

    Gekatex received the Innovation big price from Ernst & Young

2008

    Creation of Gekatex India

2007

    Gekatex launch the presaturated NOVOCLEAN : 1st degreasing wiping solution based on Gekamicro

2007

    Introduction of the first robot protection range

2006

    Creation of Gelatex Roumania to develop and support Gekatex business in eastern Europe

2006

    Gekatex patented the Coolpad Concept : 1ST polishing pad with a 3D Structure

2006

    Gekatex received the INPI innovation trophy

2005

    Introduction of the Gekamicro :1st Wiping solution based on a microfilament technology

2000

    Relocation in an industrial site of 9000m2 at La Chapelle d'Armentières

1997

    Gekatex introduces the first calibrated wool polishing pad

1996

    First polishing pads range

1996

    ISO 9001 certification for GEKATEX France

1991

    Gekatex starts to export its products in western Europe to automotive and components suppliers

1990

    Gekatex develops a wiping range for hospitals

1988

    Gekatex introduces the first Tack Rag bases on Nonwoven

1980

    Gekatex inroduces the first Tack Rag based on cotton gauze without transfer