A company with heritage and character

TWD Fibres is a fully integrated company with a long tradition. At the Bavarian headquarters in Deggendorf/Seebach the company produces commodities and high performance filament yarns with high added value alike. The company was founded in 1959 by Heinrich Kunert. In 1975 the first filament spinnery for polyester and polyamide 6.6 was inaugurated. In the following years the different production levels including dyeing facilities were integrated. Since April 2019 TWD Fibres GmbH is a owner-managed company again. Chief executive officer, Eggo Laukamp, and finance director, Klaus Platzer, together took over tha majority of the company´s shares.

Company key figures

Production areas:

Spinning mill: 20.000 qm
Texturing & Dyeing: 92.000 qm

Production capacity:

PA POY ca. 15.000 t/a
PES POY ca. 15.000 t/a

Staff:

510 employees

Sales markets:

40 % Germany
50 % Europe
10 % Overseas

Sales/Turnover:

around 27.000 To
around 100 Mio €

History

  • 1959 founded by Heinrich Kunert in the centre of Deggendorf, Bavaria, Germany
  • 1975 Building of the first filament spinnery for PA & PES – state-of-the-art PA spinnery started in 2002
  • 05/2005 TWD Fibres is taken over by the Daun & Cie. AG
  • 2005 Takeover and integration of the PET- texturising/package dyeing (automotive, special yarns) from KUAG Konz
  • 2006 Takeover and integration of PA texturising Kunert Ges. m.b.H. (Austria) to the location at Seebach
  • 10/2008 Start up of the dye house expansion
  • 2011 Start-up of the subsidiary FR Safety Yarns GmbH & Co.KG
  • 2013 Takeover of the sales company Fitor Fibras Portugal
  • 2015 TWD Group is taken over by investment company 4K Invest
  • 2019 The majority of shares of TWD Group is taken over by Eggo Laukamp and Klaus Platzer
04. 06. 2019

TWD Fibres goes TV

BR film team at TWD Fibres

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04. 06. 2019

Techtextil 2019

Techtextil 2019 was a great success

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