They speak about us

December 2021

During the Horse Industry Excellence Day at the French Pavillon , DUBAI Expo 2021

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For more information, watch the following extract : Dubai Expo 2020


March 2020

Our American exclusive distributor Jarchem is highlighting the properties of our range of clays!

For more information, watch the following extract : Cosmetics & Toiletries


September 2019

Article published in the magazine "Expression Cosmétique"




June 2017

Who is the star of the day? Velay green clay of course!

French TV new highlight the healing properties of our range of clays!

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March 2017

Partner of the Student Cosmetics Formulation Contest

Argile du Velay supports innovation at the Catholic University of Guingamp, France

Among the winners, 2 teams used Velay Green Clay in their formulation: Mineral Cloud & Black to Bright.

Congratulations and thanks everybody for this wonderful organization.


September 2016

Please watch the following TV morning show on France 2 dealing with clay and its benefits.

Alexis FORT, General Manager at Cattier SAS highlights the numerous properties and uses of Velay Green Clay.

Click on the following link to watch the show : Beauté – une peau d’argile

  Image extraite de l'emission France2


February 2015

Velay Green Clay : The new green gold!

Enjoy the benefits of Velay green Clay in the Auvergne region, in Saint Paulien's water park.

Read the article in French : L'argile verte du Velay - le nouvel or vert !


January 2015

Argile du Velay : your green clay expert for more than 35 years

Animal Distribution magazine highlights the assets and qualities of the green clay litter.

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September 2014

Argile du Velay highlited in the German magazine Cosmedia magazine 

The German magazine Cosmedia tells the story of a ten-year-old partnership between Laboratoire Cattier and Argile du Velay.

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July 2014

Chinese people discovering Velay Green Clay

From July 1st to July 3rd, the company was delighted to welcome our Chinese customers on our premises.

This meeting was a great opporunity for them to discover the Velay region : an unspoilt, preserved and value-oriented region that offers pure and natural products, such as Velay Green Clay.


January 2014

Argile du Velay is environmentally aware and friendly

Following varied investments on energy-saving production tools, Argile du Velay met the government objectives to reduce the use of fossil fuels. Argile du Velay was certified as an energy-saving company.

This 700 000€ project was co-financed by the European Union and the European Funds for Regional Development (FEDER).


December 2012

Award Exportez-Vous  - Classe Export


ARGILE DU VELAY was awarded for its efforts to go international. Velay Green Clay and its complementary range was exhibited in different international trade shows (In-cosmetics Barcelone 2012 and SCS Forumate Coventry 2012).

The quality and diversity of clay products, along with the customer-oriented culture of the whole team, have attracted customers in Europe and beyond.

In 2012, Argile Du Velay exported to Australia, Canada and Japan.


June 2011

Argile du Velay « How to produce less at a lower cost »

ARGILE DU VELAY has been extracting clay in the Auvergne region for more than 20 years.
The company has  mastered all the production different steps.

Download the article extracted from Les cahiers de l’environnement

Extracted from : Les Cahiers de l’Environnement – 1er trimestre 2011