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Nexis Fibers

History

1906 – 1990: The Swiss Company

1906
The Swiss Company, based in Emmenbrücke, created in 1906 for the production of Viscose yarns.

1951 
Start of manufacturing Polyamide 6.6 polymers.

1970’s -1990’s
In 1972, the company commissioned the first production of Polyamide 6.6 industrial yarns for tire applications, the basis for establishing and building strong relationships with Western Europe’s main tire makers. In 1975, the Company began production of fine Polyester Monofilaments, becoming a world leader in this market. It continues to diversify its product portfolio, with increasingly finer and more sophisticated and innovative products. Present market share stands at 55%.

1990 – 2008: Expansion in Europe

1990
Acquisition of the staple fiber plant in Neumünster, Germany. The site was gradually geared to produce technical staple fibers for non-woven applications and other added-value products, such as PPS fibers used for hot gas filtration in power plants.

1993
Acquisition of the plant in Humenné, Slovakia.

1998
Acquisition of the plant in Gorzów, Poland, dedicated to the production of Heavy Denier Monofilament, with three new lines, for developing higher added-value products, in particular for the Paper industry and for filtration applications (Automotive, Food, etc).

2000
Acquisition of the plant in Daugavpils, Latvia, a polyamide 6 production unit (established in 1961) developing a range of products for ropes and nets.

2007
Butler Capital Partners, a global investment fund, acquired the yarns assets, founding Nexis Fibers, focused on the design, development and manufacturing of high quality industrial & specialty fibers.

2008
While having to focus on its integration in order to become operational on a stand-alone basis, Nexis suffered a series of adverse conditions. In November, considering the company’s level of indebtedness, Management met with the court which granted Nexis Fibers AG a stay in bankruptcy in order for it to restructure its operations.

Since 2009: New Nexis Fibers

2009
Take-over of Nexis Fibers Group by 1C Industries Zug AG (Nexis being owned by INDUSTRIAL investors).

2013
Nexis Fibers taken under „umbrella“ of Accu Holding AG.

2013
Acquisition of company Twista (yarn twisting).

2016
Nexis started restructuring process.

2017
Accu holding sold 100% of Nexis shares to Fibers Investment  a.s., represented by Ivo Bezloja (former 50% shareholder of Nexis).

Yarns for Ropes & Nets

High and Super High Tenacity, Multifilament Polyamide 6 (White & Spun-dyed) Yarns for the Specialty & Industrial Ropes and Nets Markets:

- Climbing & Playground Ropes

- Paper Carrier Ropes

- Fish Netting

- Fish Farming Nets

- Sport & Safety Nets

Yarns for airbags & weaving applications

High and Super High Tenacity, Multifilament Polyamide 6 (White & Spun-dyed) and 6.6 Yarns for Airbag and Weaving Markets:
- Airbag
- Broad Wovens
- Narrow Wovens
- Sewing Threads
- Air Jet Textured Applications

Yarns for tyres & MRG

High and Super High Tenacity, Multifilament Polyamide 6 and 6.6 Yarns for the Tyre and Mechanical Rubber Goods Markets:
- Passenger Car Tyres
- Off-Road Tyres
- Aircraft Tyres
- Conveyor Belts
- Airsprings
- Hoses

Special polymers

Polyamide 6.10, 6.12 (various viscosities) and PA6.6 Post-Condensation for Demanding Monofilament and Other Applications:
- Monofilaments
- Engineering Plastics
- Filtrations
- Abrasives

Twisted & Air-Jet Textured Yarns

Twisted and Air-Jet Texturing using Polyamide or your own yarn (PES, Acetate, Viscose, etc.) for Industrial Applications:

- Ropes and Nets Pre-Twisted Yarns

- Chafer for Tyres and Textile Applications

- Fancy Yarns

CREATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF YARNS AND FIBERS