A few interesting facts
The Hainsworth history is one of world firsts, royalty, successful partnerships, innovation, success and above all textiles. Whether it's high quality textiles, textile development or independent testing and certification, Hainsworth is there. The following are a few of the 'gems' from our long and successful history. You can view 'ALL', or filter them by specific area of interest. Enjoy.
Steinway & Sons make the world’s finest pianos, helped by the quality and consistency of Hainsworth piano cloth.
McVities biscuits are amongst the most popular snacks in the UK and Hainsworth supplies the woollen cloth used on the company’s production line conveyors as any small synthetic fibres ingested with the biscuit could make the eater unwell.
The director's cut
Film producers rely on Hainsworth for a variety of textile needs, including recently in a major Bollywood production where our para-aramid wick was wound around a banister and set on fire to create the effect of a burning staircase.
Protect and serve
Our protective cloth provides the right level of comfort and security for fire services across the world from London to Madrid, from Boston to Copenhagen and Qatar.
Do not cross
Riot police have to be ready to face anything. That’s why the majority of police services in the UK protect their riot officers with Hainsworth ATLAS® and Hainsworth METIS®.
Hainsworth leads the laundry and garment manufacturing industries worldwide, supplying into luxury hotels, hospitals, commercial laundries, dry cleaners, prisons and nursing homes.
Our manufactured press and ironer products, together with Hainsworth’s high quality range of pressing fabrics, are relied upon by every dry cleaner in the UK and beyond.
Did you know?
It’s surprising where some of our laundry textile products end up. Hainsworth has supplied textiles which have been used as sealer for aquarium glass tanks.
Hainsworth fabrics is specially selected to provide head linings in some of the finest, most iconic cars in the world, including the unmistakable Rolls Royce marque.
HAINSWORTH FABRICS ON PARADE AT CORONATION FESTIVAL AS THEY WERE AT THE CORONATION 60 YEARS AGO
Sixty years ago, Yorkshire textile mill Hainsworth provided the iconic cloth for the military to wea...
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North American icon
Hainsworth manufactures the historic Hudson’s Bay Point Blankets, still regarded as one of the most luxurious gifts for weddings in North America.