Strenthened by its industrial past Descartes is in the strong economic region of the Touraine du Sud. There are a number of independent and enterprising crafts-people and shop-holders adding to the dynamic economic independence of the town. The market every sunday morning also adds to the economically flourishing atmosphere with a range of local quality produce.
The many industrial establishments in Descartes represent a variety of commercial fields and products from manty areas of the region, here are a few:
A specialsit in metal carpentry for 70 years, BARBOT puts the know-how of engeneers at your disposal. BARBOT create better economically adapted buildings including: officies, industrial biuldings, commercial buildings, warehouses and farm buildings.
Founded in 1962, the printing companyBAUGE employ 130 people today and follow closely the evolution of graphic technologies. The complex finishing lines, installed behind the three rotatives, as well as this new machine has satisfied their many publicity and marketing clients.
The group CAPMONETIQUE,consisting of 7 subsidaries in France and abroad, design, develop, and make and fit together systems for universities, teaching establishments and buisnesses. They offer personal and tailored solutions (logical access points, physics) and are funded by both public and private funds (donations and/or payements from: photocopiers, impressionists , restaurants, and by automatic distrubution)
The Paper factory SEYFERT PAPER produces 140 000 tonnes of paper per year for corrugated packaging. The site employs 116 people, in an era that is so aware of aware of recycling, their raw material is excusivleyfrom the collection of used paper and cardboard and fits in with Descartes environmentally friendly community.
The environment and recycling have become very important in todays world and to us as a town and as such The PASCAULT society holds an important place in our community, it is a family buisness founded in 1899 for the pupose of recovery of waste and the mangment of both household and commercial waste, in particular the recovery of ferrous and non-ferrous paper and cardboard.
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This is a local electric installation company.
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