Turnover: 447 million EUR (2022)

Country: France

  • Armor is a leadingFrench industrial group in the production of inkjet cartridges in Europe
  • Its development strategy is based on co-industrialization, which consists of producing in France and seeking growth outside France and Europe, in order to develop jobs in France.
  • 80% of Armor's sales are generated outside France.
  • Armor has a research and development center in Dormund, Germany, and a European collection center for empty cartridges in the Netherlands.
  • The group is present in 20 countries with its 27 sites.


Armor sets up a battery components plant in Nantes | Battery plant in Nantes 14/09/2023

  • Armor plans to add a plant to its industrial hub at La Chevrolière, near Nantes, dedicated to the production of coated current collectors to improve battery performance.
  • Investment of 35 million euros The target market is high-capacity batteries for electric vehicles, eBus, grid storage and naval applications.
  • Currently, only 5% of batteries manufactured use this technology.
  • Armor Battery Films, which currently has sales of 6 million euros, could increase its sales to 30 or 50 million euros within five to six years.
  • The Armor group's total sales in 2022 were 447 million euros, compared with 403 million in 2021.
  • The group will employ 2,500 people in 2022.

Prints : Armor : A good student of responsible purchasing 08/06/2023

  • Sales of 447 million euros
  • 2.500 employees in some twenty countries
  • EcoVadis rating used to assess a supplier (gold medal obtained in 2020)

Armor still believes in its light, flexible organic sun protection films made in France | Why does Armor still believe in its light, flexible films made in France? 15/12/2022

  • One of the only companies in the world with industrial-scale production lines for organic photovoltaic (OPV) films.
  • Asca, Armor's subsidiary dedicated to OPV solar, whose sales (undisclosed) stagnated between 2021 and 2022, to forecast a tripling of its business in 2023.
  • To multiply its applications, Armor acquired German start-up Opvius in 2019