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The market leader in technical yarns and tapes

Lankhorst Yarns produces high-quality technical yarns and tapes. Using innovative techniques and expertise that has been carefully acquired over many years, we convert the needs of our customers into innovative solutions. It’s what we do best. Our rich history and wide range of products have enabled us to gain a leading role in the world market. We work closely with renowned institutions and universities of applied sciences to develop new innovations. Production takes place in Maia, Portugal (near Porto). Management & Sales are based in Sneek, The Netherlands, the place where it all began in 1803.

Reliable partner, flexible manufacturer
The market sees us as a reliable partner for technical yarns, tapes, fences, geotextile yarns, synthetic grass yarns and yarns for the horticulture and cable industries. Many of our products are custom made and are manufactured using highly advanced technology. Lankhorst Technical Yarns is a flexible manufacturer that acts as a sounding board for its customers, providing them with inspiration and delivering guaranteed high-quality products. Our customers value our approach and service. Our website gives an overview of the possibilities. We hope to be of service to you in the future.

Productgroups

Lankhorst Yarns has been a leading producer of yarn for the weaving industry for decades. We produce polypropylene yarn for industrial and consumer markets. The yarns we supply to weavers are primarily used for weaving rugs, carpets, mats and filter sheets. These filter sheets are frequently used in the mining industry.

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Lankhorst Yarns is a leading yarn producer within the cable industry. We use the knowledge our experts have acquired all over the world to continually create interesting product innovations. In 1970, Lankhorst Yarns was the first manufacturer to replace jute-based wrapping yarn with polypropylene yarn, which at the time was tantamount to a revolution in the European cable industry.

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Since 1984, Lankhorst Yarns has produced yarn for synthetic grass. Under the Elite label, we produce various types of high-quality yarn for synthetic grass. The yarn is soft, wear-resistant, UV-resistant and easy to tuft. Lankhorst Yarns delivers grass yarn worldwide.

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Pure® is an important innovation from Lankhorst Yarns. Pure® is made from a 100% polypropylene composite material and is fully recyclable. Pure® is a tape produced by Lankhorst Yarns and is ideal for use in thermoforming. PURE® material is high in stiffness and low in density. The combination of these two characteristics makes PURE® an excellent option for sectors such …

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Lankhorst Yarns produces flat yarn for fabrics used in soil reinforcement. The polypropylene yarn is delivered worldwide. The yarn produced by Lankhorst Yarns forms the basis for sheets that are used to reinforce viaducts, roads and dykes. Each order has its own specific requirements in terms of strength. The experts at Lankhorst are able to respond to these customer specifications …

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Lankhorst Yarns has specialised in producing high-quality industrial fibres for decades. Industrial fibres replace the need to reinforce concrete. Lankhorst Yarns produces industrial fibres of varying strengths. For example, a floor construction may include several different elastic strengths to make it more shrink-resistant. All fibres produced by Lankhorst Yarns are CE certified. Lankhorst Yarns delivers to customers worldwide.

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Sustainability and the environment play an ever expanding role in modern horticulture. Developments are moving fast but the experts at Lankhorst Yarns closely follow worldwide trends in horticulture. Our knowledge enables us to produce natural and sustainable yarns for the horticulture industry. As a market leader, Lankhorst Yarns frequently introduces high-quality innovations that are embraced worldwide.

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The product group Custom Made Braids is specialised in producing braided cord from various types of yarn such as: PP multifilament, PES, PA and Dyneema®. The experts at Lankhorst Yarns regularly produce custom-made cords based on customer specifications. Cord can be delivered with certifications.

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Yarns and tapes are important components in the manufacturing of safe big bags. High-quality technical yarns give big bags their strength and safety. The experts at Lankhorst Yarns have a thorough knowledge of the specifications required to produce quality yarns and tapes for big bags. Not only that, Lankhorst Yarns is a member of the American Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container …

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For more than 25 years Lankhorst/Yarns is operating successfully in the international electric fencing market with high added value products in a wide range of twine, tape, rope and braids.

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Member WireCo WorldGroup

  • global market leader in cables and yarns
  • 25 production locations in 11 countries and 4 continents
  • 4.000 employees
  • 6.000 customers
  • worldwide sales/service-network

“A reliable and service-focused partner.”