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At A&E Gütermann we are committed to quality, safety, and environmental standards.

Qualitäts-, Sicherheit- & Umweltstandards bei A&E Gütermann

At A&E Gütermann we are committed to quality, safety, and environmental standards. The use of chemicals and raw materials for the production of sewing threads is based on the premise of protecting the environment and ensuring the health and safety of our employees. This also benefits our customers: A&E Gütermann sewing threads are used by both the processing industry and the end user. We also require our suppliers to meet the same requirements to ensure they work to our standards.

Independent external certification authorities regularly inspect and evaluate our manufacturing processes and the materials we use. This ensures that we always operate in a clean and environmentally friendly way and comply with legal requirements and regulations.

The following certificates testify to our commitment to quality and sustainable production:

  • OEKO-TEX® Standard 100
  • Global Recycled Standard
  • Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2015
  • Quality management system for the automotive industry in accordance with IATF 16949:2016
  • Energy management system according to ISO 50001:2018
  • HIGG Index
  • ZDHC Progressive Level 2

Effective climate and environmental protection is the result of collaboration. We are engaged in various sustainability initiatives, including participating in the ZDHC initiative and publishing an annual Sustainability Report as part of the Elevate Textile Inc. Group.

Find out more about our environmental and sustainability activities here: