Research & Development

From concept to finished product, we give you access to our full-service support, enabling you to unlock new levels of creativity and experimentation.
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Leverage our Technical Expertise and Global Network

New, advanced, and original fabrics are hard-wired into our culture. Our development team understands the market and the aesthetic needs of our customers, and we can quickly turn concepts into samples. As a result of our heavy investment in research, Winnitex can keep up with the pace and drives innovation.




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Pushing Fabric Technology to New Heights

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Cutting Edge Technology and Decades of Know-how

Winnitex focuses on research and production of functional fabrics. Fabrics are designed and manufactured to comply with rigorous specifications.
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Long-term Relationships with World-class Material Suppliers

With established relationships with material suppliers, we have access to the latest innovations that support biodegradability, less hazardous chemicals, and more efficient processes. With our outstanding R&D background, we can explore the limits of fabrics and blend unique yarns together to produce great performance and handfeel. 
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Always Up-to-date With the Latest Chemical and Fiber Innovations

Our team of experts are constantly on the lookout for new fiber and chemical innovations, so that we can help you and your teams stay fully informed at all times. We research and experiment within our own teams and then pass our learning on to our customers. Get in touch with us directly to talk about our extensive list of chemical and fiber partners.

Some of the Innovators we work with


3M innovates with purpose & use science every day to create real impact in every life around the world

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Archroma is a global leader in dyes and specialty chemicals with a strong focus on sustainability and innovation.

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Asahi Kasei

A petrochemical business advancing toward sustainability, energy storage related products and services focused on the future of energy for a carbon neutral society, CO2 recovery technology, and products and technologies for hydrogen as green energy.

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The CHT Group is a medium-sized global player for sustainable specialty chemicals.

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Heiq is a leader in material innovation, creating some of the most effective, durable and high-performance textile and material effects in the market today.

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As a global chemicals company, Huntsman’s work forms the building blocks for countless consumer and industrial products that are part of your everyday life.

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Invista makes the chemicals, polymers, fabrics and fibers that can handle life’s toughest demands.

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Inspired by the needs of the world, Lenzing creates smart and exciting solutions made from natural wood – for consumers, for our business partners, and for an environment worth living in.

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The LYCRA Company innovates and produces exceptional fiber and technology solutions for the global apparel and hygiene industries, as well as specialty chemicals used to create quality spandex.

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Sorona® is a partially bio-based polymer that allows mills, designers & brands to benefit.

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UNIFI, Inc. is a global textile solutions provider and one of the world's leading innovators in manufacturing synthetic and recycled performance fibers.

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Through rigorous testing by global textile labs, it's scientifically proven that brrr° keeps you cooler.

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Decades of industry know-how. Our R&D team has an outstanding track record of advising and supporting you in your collections.

Limitless Creativity

With expertise and facilities in yarn production, we can achieve differentiated properties, desired textures and value-added features.

Market Insights

As seasoned advisors of the latest market demands, you will have access to the latest market trends in-store, globally.

From Idea to Full Collection

Our full service fabric collection development process allows for creativity and experimentation, bringing your ideas to life.
- STEP 01

Idea & Design

Develop styles that are ahead of the market, pushing the limits of what you thought was possible, while blending new and exciting trend and technical innovations.
- STEP 02

Research & Development

Extensive R&D experience and well-established relationships with material suppliers, we are able to provide the latest innovations that support ESG criteria.
- STEP 03


With three manufacturing locations, we can meet your requirements in large quantities, from around the world.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions. If you have other questions, please reach out to us here. We are here to support you. 

If we want to try a new raw material or chemical, can Winnitex work directly with the company?

Of course! We always welcome learning about the latest technologies.

What do you consider when working with new technology?

When assessing whether a new technology works, we consider whether it performs as claimed. We also consider whether it can be replicated in large quantities to deliver consistent quality for our customers.

How traceable are your fabrics?

Winnitex’s self-developed traceability and ERP systems can track fiber to finished fabric, including processes and chemistries. The mills keep fabric roll head ends and test specimen for easy review. Learn more on our Transparency & Traceability page.

What certifications do you have?

Some of our certifications include: GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), GRS (Global Recycle Standard), OCS (Organic Content Standard), RCS (Recycle Content Standard), Oeko-tex 100 Class II, WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production), ISO9001, ISO14001, C-TRAT (US Customs and Border Protection), Higg Index FEM & VFEM (facility environment module), ZDHC Supplier to Zero (foundation level), Clean by Design Environmental Improvement Program, Cotton USA, Cotton Leads, Better Cotton Initiative, Cotton Made in Africa, SUPIMA, US Cotton Trust Protocol. Learn more on our ESG & Impact page.
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Speak to our Fabric Experts

Looking for support in realizing your vision for your upcoming collection? Reach out today to our team of R&D, fabric development, and traceability experts. 
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