An article from the newspaper La Provence 9 september 2013
Armaturier (steel reinforcement specialist. A name which at first means nothing to you, yet it was born in Provence. Dreamt up by Edgard Thirion who, as head of the family business SAMT based in Saint-Chamas, had had enough of people speaking about bridges and other engineered structures never mentionning their skeletons : the reinforcement steel. A craft more ingenious than one imagines as it is all about structural calculations.