Fibertex is the leading global partner in technical and innovative performance-based materials and nonwovens solutions.

We offer more than high-performance materials to our customers in more than 70 countries. We also offer strong partnerships that include access to in-depth industry knowledge and a best-in-class technological platform.
For over 50 years, we have improved nonwovens solutions for a variety of applications and business areas. This experience allows us to propose and deliver world-class solutions.

Fibertex is wholly-owned by Schouw & Co. and is headquartered in Aalborg where the business was founded in 1968. We have production facilities in Denmark, France, the Czech Republic, Turkey, the USA, South Africa and Brazil as well as sales offices in France, Portugal, Spain, China and India. Fibertex has more than 1000 employees. 


A shared growth journey

Ultimately, we succeed only when you, as our customer, succeed!

Over the years, we have journeyed with our customers as they have developed and grown. And we will continue to strive to fully understand each individual customer’s business in order to align with their processes and overcome their challenges. The powerful synergy of global presence and local touch has been the foundation of our growth over the last 50 years – and will continue to be a key priority into the future.


Fibertex Nonwovens A/S is owned by the Danish industrial conglomerate Schouw & Co., which is listed at the Copenhagen stock Exchange.

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What are Nonwovens?

Nonwovens are unique, high-tech, engineered fabrics made from fibres and which are used across a wide range of applications and products. Nonwovens are innovative, versatile and indispensable. Modern life would be quite literally impossible without them.

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Why an elephant as a logo?

Fibertex’s well-known logo – the elephant – was created in the late 1960s in connection with the launch of secondary backing material to the carpet industry. The product portfolio was launched under the name Elephant Back®, and the elephant logo was used to symbolise product characteristics such as the grey colour, strength, trustworthiness (and wisdom). Since then, this unique logo has become a well-established part of Fibertex’s corporate identity.

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