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The art and stuff of protection

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VSO, The art and stuff of protection

VSO (Voilerie du Sud Ouest), a BHD subsidiary since 2003, sets the global benchmark in big tops and marquees for performing arts. VSO designs, manufactures and implements structures using textile architecture, from traditional Big Tops to modern and new-generation models, all over the world. From design to fitting stage, VSO provides turnkey service.
VSO has in-house design resources, with our engineering and design department ACS Production and Astéo, we demonstrate unique responsiveness to examine the most extravagant of projects. VSO also deploys a network of partners specialising in studies and metal and textile structures in France and abroad.

Background and savoir-faire

Starting out as a little crafts workshop set up by Gérard and Paule Bourdin in 1964, VSO now boasts a sleek, modern structure where we design and manufacture the biggest Big Tops in the world, as the Haute Couture expert in Big Tops.


VSO is a subsidiary of BHD, the industrial leader in the manufacture of structures in performance textiles to protect people and goods. BHD comprises 24 expert subsidiaries with a payroll of 400.

VSO news

Find out about VSO’s trade fair attendance, our news, the latest VSO structures in big tops, marquees and textile architecture, in France and worldwide.

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