Filature Joseph Houard

Creation by Joseph Houard of a spinning mill in 1820 that supplies haute couture in the 1960s and becomes, in the 1980s, the world leader in high-end creative yarn.



Creation of Textile Hi-Tec (THT) in 1992, specialized in the design and manufacture of textile prostheses for surgery.


Swing technologies

Creation of Swing Technologies in 2002 for the direct sale of digestive and uro-gynecological surgery ranges in France.



Acquisition of Rachel-Tex in 2009, a French manufacturer of technical knitwear equipped with Raschel technology.


THT bio-science

In 2018 Textile Hi-Tec (THT) changes its name and becomes THT Bio-Science

Hi -tec

THT Bio-Science has now developed a hi-tech diversified biomedical industry out of its two centuries old core business.

As a major independent player in the design, research, production and sale of surgical implants, THT Bio-Science is relied on by the medical world to develop highly technical solutions to answer the increasingly complex requirements of modern surgery.


Our determination to reach excellence in innovating products is the ongoing motivation of our versatile teams of engineers in materials, biochemistry and bio-mechanics to develop the concepts and materials of the future.

THT Bio-Science is a driving force in the search  for tomorrow's solutions, and patents every year many innovations which are the flagship of its development.


The quality and safety of devices have always been considered has top priority. The company complies with the very highest levels of certification requirements and anticipates constantly thanks to a proactive process within each department.


THT Bio-Science designs complete ranges of innovating practical solutions which prove their efficiency to patients and medical teams by never ceasing to be safe and reliable after years of use.

Our ongoing upstream and downstream monitoring system confirms the excellence of our overall approach.

Establishments in France
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