Gore France, the French subsidiary of the American company that invented Gore-Tex textiles, was named as a “Best Place to Work in France” for 2015, ranking 3rd in the small and medium enterprises category. This was the ninth year that Gore France appeared in the ranking, and for the ninth time in the Top 10. W. L. Gore & Associates SARL is based in Paris-Bercy, has a staff of around 50, and serves customers in France as well as other French-speaking geographical areas including Belgium, Switzerland and North Africa.