Located in Saint Fons in the Rhône Valley, south of Lyon (France), between the Rhône River and the A7 highway, the Belle Etoile plant, which began production in 1952, employs approximately 600 people. Belle Etoile is ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 50001 and ISO TS-16949 certified. The 52-hectare site includes two continuous production units operating 24/7/365 and a semi-continuous unit producing nylon salt and its intermediate hexamethylene diamine (HMDA), polyamide polymers under the STABAMID® brand and technical materials under the TECHNYL® brand*. 

Strongly committed to sustainable development, the site, for several years an active member of the Chemical Valley Sustainable Development Association and the PDIE, has pursued a policy of continuous progress aimed at maintaining a high level of safety and continuously reducing the impact of its activities on the environment.

The site of DOMO Chemicals at Belle-Étoile, France


Since 1955, our Valence (France) site has been developing, producing and selling polyamide 6.6 fibers used in many industries such as nonwovens (abrasives, aeronautics), flooring (carpets), high performance textiles, flock (for upholstery, automotive and flooring) and other everyday consumer products. 

As the only production site for the DOMO Performance Fibers activity, it offers high added value solutions based on polyamide 66 fibers (staple fibers, crimped tow & tow for flock). On its 13 hectares, more than 130 employees work on our continuous PA 6.6 polymerization lines and continuous PA 6.6 yarn production (spinning of polyamide 6.6 into filaments and drawing of textile filaments into tow). Valence is ISO 9001 and OEKOTEX certified.


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