Technology and Development Center

Working with mechanical engineers, operators, textile manufacturers and institutes, Groz-Beckert shapes the textile future at its Technology and Development Center (TEZ).

The goals – innovation and improvement along the textile chain

One of the TEZ's starting points involves the development of market-ready innovative products with textile covering. In addition to precision parts and systems for textile production, this also involves developing new types of textile surfaces and fabrics. For this Groz-Beckert closely cooperates with customers and partners.

Another TEZ starting point lies in new potentials and efficiency boosting within the textile value chain. Precisely the interfaces between tool and machine and tool and textile harbor enormous potentials which Groz-Beckert would like to utilize in association with its partners.

The Technology and Development Center (TEZ)

Option 1 – knowledge transfer and training

Are you looking for comprehensive and practical knowledge about textile processes, tools and products?

Option 2 – services and trials

Are you looking for the right needle, the right tool and right parameters or are you lacking the resources to carry out trials and tests?

Option 3 – co-development

Are you looking for a development partner to advise and support you with new ideas?

Option 4 – co-innovation

Groz-Beckert is looking for you!

Expertise – tool, process and machine

Our experts are at the ready with comprehensive know-how and practical experience.

The Competence Centers in the TEZ consolidate the knowledge of leading experts with machines and systems and represent different textile production and joining methods.

Competence Center Knitting Technology

Circular knitting, flat knitting, warp knitting – in the Competence Center Knitting Technology you can find machines and tools for all issues about loop formation.

Competence Center Weaving Technology

Drawing-in, knotting, weaving – from weaving preparation to the production of woven fabrics, the Competence Center Weaving Technology provides various machines and equipment.

Competence Center Joining Technology

Sewing, welding, gluing – at the Competence Center Joining Technology everything revolves around the joining of textile surfaces. Various sewing processes and alternative joining methods are covered.

Competence Center Felting Technology

From fiber to nonwovens – carding and needling are the focus at the Competence Center Felting Technology. The entire manufacturing process can be mapped, analyzed and optimized on a staple fiber needle punch line.

Competencies of the Groz-Beckert Group


Needle and tool production

Machine building expertise

Networking – a community of for textiles

At the Technology and Development Center Groz-Beckert is already working on the products and applications of tomorrow. Wherever innovation is ubiquitous, there must also be research institutes and universities. In addition to partnerships with the industry, Groz-Beckert therefore also incorporates a wide variety of scientific collaborations. In the TEZ, findings gained from research are further developed together with partners. Experts from all fields and disciplines along the textile value chain come together at the TEZ. New opportunities for collaboration emerge from the common tieings of different target groups. The TEZ auditorium is a venue for various events and symposiums.

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