In Saint-Nectaire Eric Papon succeeds his father
Eric Papon takes over the management of the firm in Saint-Nectaire in 1998. He elaborates a new developing strategy, revises the whole architectural structure of the building and modernizes the artwork production.
He decides to come back to the foundations of petrification handicraft based on research for and development of new techniques and boosts its evolution by using new moulding materials. His contributions with artists, creators, designers, offer opportunities to explore new application spheres. At present new and intricate creations are being completed and enrich the Atelier artwork collection of over 400 patterns.