Cirtes history begins in Nancy, mid-1980s, when Claude Barlier carried out a research and filed out his first patents of two innovating technologies developed by him: the Actarus® Machining Surveillance process and the Stratoconception® Additive Manufacturing (Rapid Prototyping) process.

In November 1991, Claude Barlier created CIRTES in Saint-Dié-des-Vosges in order to develop his patented research work. The project is awarded with the label and the support of the European program STRIDE, led by ANVAR.

Today Cirtes is :

CIRTES (SA) is a Contractual Research Company (CRC) whose aim is Innovation via R & D through three major patented processes:

The company has two establishments: the head office, in Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, and an establishment in Carmaux, in the South-West.

CIRTES Saint-Dié-des-Vosges
CIRTES Carmaux