Seine-et-Marne: specialized in agricultural tires, Otico exports to 40 countries

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The village of Chalmaison (Sine and Marne)735 inhabitants, has a company in its territory that employs the equivalent of a fifth of its population.

Established in the city 52 years ago, the society Optical specializes in lamination solutions for equipment agricultural machinery.

50 international patents filed

From him 137 employees produced every year one million Farmflex tires that allow you to release a turnover of 40 million euros.

Everything is centralized here: the factory, the design office, the laboratory for developing new products and the support service.

Olivier Phely, president of the company Otico

Otico stands out for creating your own rubber compoundsas well as specific molds to adapt your products to all types of soil, all agricultural practices and, above all, all climates.

Since its creation, the company has registered 50 international patents and exports 85% of its production to 40 countries worldwide. It is present on five continents, from Europe toNorth AmericaI’Asiabut also theSouth Africa and theOceania (Australia).

With the aim of accelerating the development of our company, mainly in South America, we have just opened our capital to two minority shareholders, in addition to twelve company executives.

Olivier Phely, president of the company Otico

Production soon expanded

And the Seine-et-Marne company does not intend to stop there, as it intends to expand.

“Internally, heavy work will be realized 2024 to create a new car park with 120 spaces for employees and visitors, and expand the production workshop wheels”, announces Caroline Phély, director of operations.

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Before concluding: “We are also in the process of acquiring a line of rebar to produce these components internally and thus guarantee our supply. »


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