Dickson -Constant is a supplier of high-tech textiles for outdoor use. The textiles have resistance against UV light, Stains, Season Weathers etc.
David Dickson in 1833, went to North of France from his Scottish birthplace to start up a business. In 1836, he launched his first spinning mill in France for linen, along with his partner Celestin Malo. Then the partners dealt with canvasses for ship sails and found a new method to avoid rotting of canvasses in sea water.
Dickson was the supplier of collasible tents and tarpaulin for National Defence in 1909. In 1945, Dickson launched artificial textiles for the first time. In 1969 Dickson joined with Constant, which is a specialist in weaving. The company was then renamed as Dickson-Constant. They were one of the leading companies in blind fabrics. Dickson-Constant had three industrial sites by then, 2 in North France and One in Isere. The fourth site in Ain region joined in 1980s. Dickson is also associted with American textile group, Glen Raven from 1998.
Dickson- Constant now offers fabrics for outdoor awnings, camping, boat equipment, garden furniture etc. Dickson-Constant's fabrics are manufactured in Wasquehal, North France. Over 35000 sq meter of land is used for production and storage.