Whether you are looking for a supplier of your own or just interested in knowing the top garment manufacturing companies in Switzerland, you’ve come to the right place. Below is a list of the top five manufacturers of apparel, clothing, and lingerie in Switzerland. All of the companies listed below are renowned for their quality, customer service, and design expertise.
TESTEX is a globally operating, independent Swiss testing and certification organisation. It is a member of the OEKO-TEX(r) Association, which specifies standards for the protection of the environment and the protection of workers’ health in the textile supply chain. TESTEX offers services in over 200 countries and has more than 250 employees in 30 branches. Its head office is in Zurich, Switzerland.
TESTEX is dedicated to providing high-quality products and services to its customers. Its mission is to help the textile industry become more sustainable. It is a leading provider of certification and testing services for the textile industry.
TESTEX is an official representative of the OEKO-TEX(r) association. It is a pioneer in sustainability solutions. The company has been working on sustainable solutions for almost three decades.
Testex conducts physical, chemical and physiological tests on textiles. Its analytical laboratory is ISO 17025 certified and follows the Oeko-Tex guidelines. It detects residues, pollutants and trace elements in textiles.
TESTEX is a leader in the development of sustainable textiles. Its products are suitable for childrenswear, womenswear, sports clothing, workwear, outdoor and home decor.
2 KARL MAYER
KARL MAYER is one of the leading manufacturers of textile machinery in the world. Founded in 1937, the company has been in the business of developing and producing machines for the textile industry. Today, the company has a global presence with production sites in the US, the UK, the Middle East, China and India.
Karl Mayer offers innovative solutions for warp preparation for weaving, as well as for knitting. The company’s machines offer tailor-made solutions for technical textiles, for example for technical knitwear, swimwear, activewear, sportswear and for other applications. In addition, the group also provides high-quality after-sales services.
Karl Mayer’s employees come from over 20 nations. They share a common DNA and are committed to quality. The company also works closely with its customers and supports their competitiveness. The company plans to continue its leadership on the world market in the coming years.
The KARL MAYER Group combines the flat knitting and warp knitting activities of the Stoll Group. The group will participate in the Techtextil trade show in Frankfurt/Germany in June. During the event, it will display the latest warp and flat knitting developments.
3 Jakob Muller AG
Founded in 1887, Jakob Muller-Schneider Company has grown to be a global corporate group. The company’s four companies are – Jakob Muller Holding AG, SSM, Benninger, and Comez.
Jakob Muller is a leading Swiss OEM for the textile industry. The company’s portfolio includes individual machines, components, modules, and system solutions. With a total of 12 manufacturing locations worldwide, the company offers first class service and innovative products. Using recycled water in the dyeing processes is a major component of the company’s environmentally friendly production.
The Company’s NFMJ 80 6/66 narrow fabric needle loom is the world’s largest of its kind. It is designed to produce 480 meters per hour. This high-performance machine features eight weft bars, involute profile chain links, and an electronically controlled yarn tension device.
The Company also produces high-performance NFM 53 4/66 narrow fabric needle looms. These machines are suitable for the production of light-weight elastic tapes. The “M” in the designation refers to the modular design.
Benninger’s headquarters is located in Switzerland. The Company’s product range consists of curtain canvas rubber equipment, including a dipping machine, and other textile finishing equipment. It also provides an assortment of accessories for its looms.
4 Steinemann CVS
Founded in 1906, Steinemann family company designs heat products and vacuum products. They have been operating since then and are regarded as industry leaders in their fields. Their innovations include the optical yarn clearer, which revolutionized quality control in the textile industry.
One of the most efficient solutions to textile dust problems is a central vacuum system. These systems have become an integral part of the modern textile industry. These are available for semi-automatic and manual installations. They help in efficient waste removal and enhance the profit of a mill.
Retech is a Swiss company that develops system solutions for high-performance synthetic fibres. Their components are designed to handle the rigors of drawing processes. They are also capable of withstanding temperatures of up to 400 deg C.
Saurer Group is a globally operating technology group that specialises in staple fibre processing machinery. They manufacture a range of components, including slitting machines, twisting solutions, and polymer solutions. They have a long tradition of innovation and are well-placed to meet the challenges of today’s market.
Founded by Helmut Loepfe and Erich Loepfe in 1955, Loepfe is a leading textile technology company based in Switzerland. Their technology is used in spinning mills around the world to maintain quality and reliability. The product range includes YarnMaster yarn clearers, WeftMaster weft control systems and LabMaster test instruments.
Loepfe is committed to developing digital techniques in the textile industry. Several new innovations are currently being tested in the field. For instance, Almer has developed a series of augmented reality glasses that allow an expert to interact with a field service technician in real time. These glasses feature a camera that enables an expert to see the technician in a 360-degree, optical view.
Loepfe is also developing a digital technology that aims to improve the productivity of spinning mills. The two companies are working together to deliver a complete solution that will improve the quality of yarn.
In the last 60 years, Loepfe has been dedicated to preventing contamination in fibres. With an innovative and integrated laboratory, it offers testing equipment that follows a new philosophy. It provides a systematic evaluation of a process, which reveals a reliable path for process optimization.
6 Willy Grob Ltd. Eschenbach SG
Rieter Group’s ntet (as in not an acronym) subsidiary, Eschenbach SG, is no doubt a formidable competitor in the world of woven fabrics. However, the company’s products are not limited to cloth.
This is because the company also manufactures a plethora of other items, from braking devices to weaving machine accessories. The company is also one of the largest manufacturers of the industry’s most coveted item, the spool.
Despite its storied pedigree, Eschenbach SG’s competitors can’t touch it when it comes to innovation or cutting-edge technology. It’s no wonder the company has the largest global customer base in its field. The company’s offerings are augmented by a slew of patents and patent applications. This is not to mention the company’s unwavering dedication to delivering customer satisfaction on a regular basis. It’s no wonder the company has garnered numerous awards in recent years, including the most innovative textile and clothing manufacturer in the world.
7 Graf + Cie AG
Founded in 1917 by Edwin Graf, Graf + Cie AG is a member of the Rieter Group and a leading supplier of textile manufacturing accessories. With headquarters in Rapperswil, Switzerland, Graf + Cie AG offers a complete package of system solutions to textile industries.
The company provides a comprehensive selection of products, including carding and combing machines, flat clothing, technology components and attachments. They have extensive expertise in processing steels, elastomers and other materials. Besides, they offer a full range of services and a strong network for sourcing.
Graf + Cie AG produces high-performance combs and clothings for carding and combing machines. Their products are ideally suited to produce quality products on any type of flat card. Their wide portfolio of solutions is on display at ITMA ASIA.
The company is a leading supplier of metallic and card clothing for both flat cards and needlepunching lines. It also produces card wire and profile wire. They offer a range of flexible flat clothings, including those with magnetic adhesion technology.
Their EasyTop system is designed to resist high carding forces. It is equipped with a metal carrier and a high energy magnet to ensure secure connection and reduced stoppage times. This reduces the time to replace flexible flat clothings by 70 percent.
8 Autefa Solutions
Having a clear understanding of what it means to operate in a fair and ethical manner, AUTEFA Solutions has drawn up a Code of Conduct for its employees. This document is designed to promote responsible behavior within the company and ensure compliance with the laws in the countries where AUTEFA Solutions operates.
AUTEFA Solutions’ Code of Conduct is based on transparency. It is intended to foster a climate of trust between employees, customers and suppliers, and to strengthen the spirit of AUTEFA Solutions. AUTEFA Solutions promotes responsible behavior by employees, as well as the development of employee expertise and skills. The company is committed to working for the preservation of health of its workers and the protection of child labor.
AUTEFA Solutions does not engage in any activity that could harm the environment or interfere with the rights of others. The organization’s operations are based on advanced criteria for energy efficiency and environmental protection.
AUTEFA Solutions’ Code of Ethics is based on the principle of non-discrimination. It is not permitted to discriminate against employees on the basis of their social and economic status, their race, gender, nationality, religion, or sexual orientation.
Henry Pham (Pham Quang Anh), CEO of DONY Garment
This year, we have found that many international buyers are seeking new suppliers based in nations outside of China and Thailand to purchase many goods and products, including uniforms, workwear, reusable cloth face mask, and protective clothing.
At DONY Garment, we are proud to welcome international customers, especially those based in the US, Canada, the Middle East, and the EU market to discover the professional production line at our factory in Vietnam.
We guarantee our products are of the highest quality, at an affordable cost, and easy to transport across the world.