1978 The birth- Thierry Maissant, dedicated lover of the game developed an ambition: to provide all tennis players with an adapted, suitable product whatever the players’ level. He co-created the brand with Hermano Da Silva Ramos, former French Formula 1 racing driver. Tecnifibre expands into the stringing machine business, also "Made in France". The high reliability of the machines enables Tecnifibre to become Official Stringer of many ATP Tournaments. Tecnifibre reinforces his partnership with the French Federation, developing the Official ball of Roland-Garros, for the next 10 years. The brand recognition starts growing worldwide.