Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Madeira yarns bag OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certificate
Madeira yarns bag OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certificate
31
Oct '13
Fine embroidery requires far more than a creative motif. For the embroidery to have the desired visual effect, the yarn must be precisely tailored to the material quality, colour, look and use of the finished product.

The yarns from MADEIRA Garnfabrik Rudolf Schmidt KG meet the highest standards in this respect, with an unmatched diversity in terms of qualities, yarn thicknesses and colour ranges. MADEIRA's entire article range is also certified in accordance with the stringent requirements of product classes I and II of OEKO-TEX Standard 100.

MADEIRA is is a world-leading manufacturer of high-quality embroidery, decorative and fancy yarns for the international embroidery and fashion industry. Founded in 1919 as the company "Burkhardt und Schmidt" in Freiburg, the headquarters with the essential development, quality inspection and production centres is still located in Freiburg in the Black Forest.

With the restructuring and renaming that took place in 1975, the company became a successful global player. Across the world, the company now has numerous subsidiaries and distribution centres with international sales logistics in a total of 60 countries. Despite huge expansion, MADEIRA is committed to the founders' traditional values and inventiveness. This primarily includes the desire to offer the very varied group of customers optimum product quality with modern diversity.

The three main factories in Freiburg (Madeira yarn factory, Madeira yarn dyeing, Madeira yarns) employ around 170 people and there are a further 280 employees in Europe, the USA and the key markets in the Far East.

Through a constant exchange with users, the product range is continuously modified and enhanced in line with customer requirements. The ongoing dialogue with popular trend media and design associations also enables MADEIRA to identify trends, fashion movements and tendencies early on and react to them.

Madeira currently offers embroidery yarns in a wide variety of materials, e.g. viscose, polyester, wool or metal in several yarn thicknesses and well over 1500 colour nuances and effects (e.g. yarns that glow in the dark). They are used in a broad range of articles, from shoes to hats, from toys to towels, from badges to uniforms and across a variety of industries, from fashion and sports gear to the automotive industry.

In 1994, MADEIRA was a pioneer of testing for harmful substances in accordance with OEKO-TEX Standard 100 and was therefore committed to sustainability and compliance with environmental standards early on.

In accordance with ISO 9001 certification, MADEIRA has implemented comprehensive quality management that extends from the careful selection and ongoing testing of the raw materials used and laboratory tests before and after yarn dyeing through to the checking and constant optimisation of the yarn running properties with the help of specific application tests.

Between 2003 and 2007, Madeira invested heavily in a future-oriented machine park that saves energy and protects resources, and since then, has been able to reduce the energy consumption per kilo of produced goods by 40%.

In the dyeworks, new machinery and a change to the dyeing process have led to a reduction in energy and water consumption of up to 50%. As part of its scrupulous resource management, MADEIRA continuously invests in ultramodern technologies with the aim of reducing the use of natural resources.

OEKO-TEX

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

China lays out plan to boost foreign investment

The Government of China has outlined measures to boost foreign...

Prime Minister Theresa May speaking on the UK government's negotiating objectives for exiting the EU. Courtesy: UK government

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

UK to pursue trade agreements with other countries

The United Kingdom will pursue free trade agreements with the EU and...

Courtesy: Alibaba Group

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jan 2017

Alibaba forges global alliance to fight counterfeiting

Jack Ma led Alibaba Group has forged an alliance with various global...

Interviews View All

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search