Switzerland’s textiles and clothing industry is a multifaceted and innovative competence centre that has global reach and in recent years has evolved into an internationally functioning hub.

The industry specialises in the development, production and marketing of high-quality, innovative, textile-based products that fulfil today’s demanding requirements and reflect the spirit of our times. Digitised sales strategies and automated, networked production processes accelerate product ranges and communication with the trade, while enhancing transparency for clients. A wealth of unique ideas and high-quality, distinctive products are the foundation of Switzerland’s internationally successful textiles business. Intelligent, interdisciplinary cooperation is powering the industry towards a bright financial future on a global scale

Carl Illi, Präsident Swiss Textiles

Swiss businesses in the textiles industry operate at the interface between creativity and technology – this is unique and offers a broad scope of potential.

No other material has such a wide range of properties. Whether in medicine, sports, mobility, architecture or new innovative clothing concepts - there are no limits to the applications. The aim is always to create added value and drive new innovative developments with the use of textile materials.

Here are some examples of Swiss textile companies. Detailed information in our publication "Textil - Material der Zukunft". (only available in German)

Virenabtoetend
Herz
Skijacke
Exoskelett
Fahrzeugverschalung
Fassade nicht brennbar
Feuer
Kompost
Tracing
Funktion ohne Membrane
Gestrickte Fasse