Spectra Packaging team up with Fidel Fillaud in France

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

Spectra Packaging are delighted to announce that Fidel Fillaud are now their official distributor in France.

This latest partnership is seen as an exciting development for Spectra as they look to increase an already blossoming presence in Europe. The French market is a significant market opportunity and working with a long established company such as Fidel Fillaud will undoubtedly help strengthen the company's future plans in France.

Edward Wilson, Export Sales Representative at Spectra said, "Fidel Fillaud's leading position in France will almost certainly open up more channels for us in what is a huge market. Their experience and longstanding reputation for supplying to a wide range of business sectors will give Spectra a leading edge in France. We are thrilled to be working with them".

Fidel Fillaud was created in 1929 in Nantes, first manufacturing wooden barrels, steel tanks and stainless steel, before embarking in the trading and distribution of packaging in the early 1960's.

The family run business has enjoyed steady growth over the last 50 years and boasts six distribution agencies in France with an additional branch in Belgium. With 130 employees, including a 45 strong sales team, Fidel Fillaud has established itself as a leading player in the French packaging market.

Through their experience and expertise, a long-standing trusted relationship has developed between Spectra and Fidel Fillaud and with almost 8,000 Fidel Fillaud customers from all business sectors, Spectra view this partnership as an excellent chance to grow in both France and Belgium.

Aurore Monier from Fidel Fillaud commented, "We are convinced by the quality of Spectra’s products, the breadth of their range and their experience in the manufacture of high-end plastic packaging. We have always been impressed by the performance of their production tools and their mastery of the manufacturing process - from custom molds to the decoration of their bottles. We are looking forward to a fruitful relationship".

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