Elis SA is a holding company which provides rental services of flat linen, work clothes, hygiene, and well-being equipment. It operates through the following segments: France, Europe, Latin America, and Manufacturing Entities. The France segment corresponds to the rental and maintenance activities in France. The Europe segment regroups the same activities in other European countries. The Latin America segment includes Brazilian and Chilean operations. The Manufacturing Entities segment covers the activities of cash-generating units such as Le Jacquard FranÃ§ais and Kennedy Hygiene. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Saint-Cloud, France.