threads and tapes
Lankhorst Yarns produces high-quality technical yarns and tapes. With innovative techniques and expertise, which has been carefully built up over many years, we translate the wishes of our customers into innovative solutions. We’re good at it. Due to our rich history and our great diversity of products, we have acquired a leading role in the global market. In terms of innovation, we work closely with leading institutes and universities of applied sciences. Production takes place in Portugal, near Porto in the town of Maia. The management & sales are located in the Netherlands/Sneek, where it all started in 1803.
Reliable partner, flexible producer
The market knows us as a reliable partner for technical yarns, tapes, fencing, geotextile yarn, artificial grass yarn and yarn for horticulture and the cable industry. Many of our products are custom made and are manufactured using highly advanced technology. Lankhorst Technical Yarns is a flexible producer that acts as a sounding board for customers, offers inspiration and delivers guaranteed quality. Customers appreciate our approach and service. On our website you will find an impression of our solutions. May we also welcome you as a customer soon?
A WireCo WorldGroup Brand
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Part of the WireCo Worldgroup
- world player in cables and yarns
- 25 production locations in 11 countries and 4 continents
- 4.000 employees
- 6.000 customers
- worldwide network of offices
“Customers see us as a reliable and flexible partner.”