Industries

Apparel

We are the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of industrial sewing threads, and the second largest and fastest growing supplier of zips under the Opti brand, to the apparel industry.

Apparel overview leather zips

Apparel

Menswear

Menswear

From casual menswear to formal suits, the world's brands seek our advice about sewing threads and zips. And our global footprint means we are uniquely positioned to advise both designers and manufacturers of menswear.

Ladieswear

Ladieswear

Our global reach makes us an ideal partner for both designers and manufacturers of ladieswear. We work closely with designers in helping them choose the right threads and zips for their creations.

Childrenswear

Childrenswear

Childrenswear is tested to the limit during daily use and with multiple washes. We work closely with childrenswear manufacturers advising on the ideal threads and zips to use so their products last longer.

Denim

Denim

Globally, denim apparel is one of the most popular apparel category across all ages. Our expertise in sewing threads and zips has been helping denim apparel manufacturers for over 100 years.

Leatherwear

Leatherwear

Manufacturing leatherwear is a demanding process. Our technical expertise and wide range of threads and zips help manufacturers achieve optimum productivity levels while retaining product quality.

Outdoorwear

Outdoorwear

Modern day outdoor sportswear is exposed to a variety of tough environments during its lifetime. Our threads and zips play a critical role in ensuring that garments are always held secure throughout their useful life.

Underwear

Underwear

Apparel, such as underwear, that is 'next to skin' requires special attention with respect to the seams. We work with the world's leading brands and private labels to produce 'best in class' intimate apparel.

Workwear

Workwear

We offer a comprehensive range of thread products used in the manufacture of work wear. These products are designed to deliver the desired strength and performance characteristics that make our products the first choice for manufacturers of high quality work wear.

 

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