Industrial activities

1) Textile Industry 



B.I.C Carpets is a modern, innovative and full-service enterprise, specialising in high-quality woven floor coverings. On the back of its advanced and flexible production machinery as well as its highly creative designs and keen eye for trends, the company makes good on its world renown every single day. B.I.C. Carpets runs production plants in Belgium and in Portugal via its subsidiary Beiriz II.



UCO RAYMOND Denim is a 50/50 joint venture consisting of the denim business of traditional European denim manufacturer UCO Sportswear and that of Indian textile market leader RAYMOND Ltd. With a combined annual capacity of approximately 50 million meter and manufacturing facilities across 2 continents, Europe and Asia, UCO RAYMOND Denim can give an optimal and flexible service to meet global requirements of large international brands. Its state of the art manufacturing facilities in Giurgiu (Romania) and Yavatmal (India) produce premium innovative denim fabrics for the global fashion market. UCO RAYMOND Denim remains stronly represented in Western Europe to this day through its sales offices in Ghent (Belgium). Additionally, the joint venture operates a jeans confection facility in Bangalore with an annual capacity of approximately 2million pairs of jeans. UCO RAYMONS Denim's products are marketed and distributed via its global sales and marketing network with a permanent focus on creativity, flexibility and quality. The company's strategy centres around combining global production with local service providing.




Concordia Textiles Group

Concordia Textiles develops textile solutions for selected professional markets and is the European market leader for synthetic fabrics with filament yarns, mainly used for technical applications. It has state-of-the-art production facilities in Belgium, Spain and China.


Arguel S.A. is active in the sector of table linen and decoration fabrics. The main (and most well-known) line edited by Arguel is the exclusive VENT DU SUD collection. The exclusive prints and jacquards reflect well the theme and “sunny ambiance” of Southern France, and more particularly of the Provence with its typical designs and bright and warm colours.


2) Metal processing 
BMT Group 
BMT Group operates in a number of highly specialist niche sectors within the metal processing industry: in the manufacturing of industrial gears for the aerospace industry as well as in the manufacturing of container glass moulds. The 22 productions plants under the umbrella of this group are located in 10 European countries as well as in the United States and China. 

LVD Company
LVD Company is a leading manufacturer of sheet metal working machinery, such as punching machines, laser cutters, bending-off presses and guillotine shears, as well as complementary programming software. Over the past decade, LVD has developed into a truly international group with production facilities and R&D centres in France, Slovakia, Romania as well as in the United States. LVD currently employs approximately 1,000 people.