Simon LAHU's History
1924 Business creation by Mr Simon LAHU. The firm
produces brass tips of umbrella and galalith buttons.
1930 and 1940 Extension of the workshops, offices and warehouse. Beginning of the
galalith material production.
1948 Building of a new factory.
1950 Urea formaldehyde production by compression.
1963 Production of polyester sheets by centrifugation.
1968 of a workshop for metallization on ABS.
1985 Creation of a modern workshop for the nylon injection and abandonment of the
1991 Rod polyester production.
1992 Discontinuation of the urea formaldehyde production.
1995 Factory enlargement.
1999 Discontinuation of galalith material production.
2000 : 151 000 000 bouttons
25% of the sales figure the three quarters of which are made in the E.E.C.