PROJECT RESISTANCE AND MAISON FABRE , TOGETHER IN A SPRIT OF SOLIDARITY
MAISON FABRE AND " PROJET RÉSILIENCE" JOIN TOGETHER
MAISON FABRE Glove Maker since 1924 mobilizes to produce French made masks infused with a spirit of solidarity and savoir faire.
MAISON FABRE, A FAMILY HISTORY
TRADITION OF PASSION AND EXCEPTIONNAL SAVOIR-FAIRE SINCE 1924
When Etienne Fabre turned 40 he made a choice that changed not only his life but those of his descendants : he would become a glove maker . the heritage of Maison Fabre extends much further than the mère formation of a business.
In 1909 Etienne Fabre was a 25 year old equestrian afficianado , so taken with the sport that he became a mounted officer, just to be on a horse all day .
Here at the beginning of this family history there was an epiphany that the streets filled with horses,carriages, bicycles , boats and trains, the common modes transport of the epoch ,had one thing in common , they all required the wearing of gloves.
Maison Fabre along with PROJET RESILIENCE, a national project making echoes, with the support of the Minister of Labor, that joins together with enterprises to assure the emergency production of French made masks.
The DGA (The general direction for Armament) agreed upon a prototype for the washable masks. They will be channeled to the public sector ( National Guard,Police, social workers), priority sectors (agribusiness,energy and water), and equally distributed free of charge to benevolant aide organizations such as Association Aurore, Association EMMAÜS Solidarité, Armée du Salut, Samusocial de Paris ...
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A MILLAU GLOVE MAKER MOBILIZES TO PRODUCE MASKS IN URGENCE
A LOCAL RESPONSE BASED IN URGENCY AND SOLIDARITY
Local production , in the center of glove making country.
The mask production is anchored in sustainability, as well as looking for recycling solutions. The masks are washable in 60° water up to 20 times.
For Maison Fabre the masks an act of solidarity and are produced free of charge.
Three thousand five hundred masks will be produced each week by 4 sewists. The glove making factory looks to produce a total of 20.000 masks by the end of June.
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Photos Maison Fabre 2020