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Yarn applications

Backed by advanced research and engineering facilities, our engineered yarns cater to a diverse range of customer needs.

Engineered Yarns overview

Yarn applications

Feminine hygiene

Feminine hygiene

Our feminine hygiene products include items for sewing the string to tampons and sanitary pads. All products are finished in a ‘Clean Room’ environment to ensure delivery of a safe, clean product.

Fiber optic technology

Fiber optic and energy cables

We offer engineered yarns and cable fillers for fibre optic and telecoms applications with special proprietary finishes including para-aramids (Kevlar®), polyester, fibreglass and nylon. 

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Medical supplies

We work with the leading medical companies of the world to develop and supply customised yarn and thread products for use in doctors’ surgeries and veterinary practices. 

Tea bags

Tea bags

Using 100% cotton, our tea bag products are engineered to perform at maximum speeds on all popular tea packaging machines and are widely used by all leading manufacturers. 

Tyre cord weft

Tyre cord weft

Our high extensible weft yarns and Tencel® product ranges for tyre cord weaving are approved by all the major tyre manufacturers around the world. 


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