A&E Gütermann - Your reliable partner in the textile industry

One thread is pretty much like another? Not when it comes from A&E Gütermann. For more than together 275 years A&E Gütermann has been at the pinnacle of traditional and experienced sewing thread production throughout the world. In the Industry and Automotive / TechTex sectors we are your sewing thread specialists. We work close with our customers to develop individual apparel and non-apparel solutions. In the consumer sector our range of sewing threads and complementary products such as beads, fabrics and various items of haberdashery are aimed at the end consumer.
The first class quality of our products can always be relied on. Every A&E Gütermann employee ensures this - every day, everywhere in the world. We do not simply supply our customers with products; we provide them with tailor-made solutions. Comprehensive advice on products and sewing technology are as much a part of our service as is our after-sales service. You can benefit from our long-established expertise.
A&E Gütermann has always stood for an international outlook which is open to the world. Around 400 employees work in our European headquarters in Gutach im Breisgau near Freiburg. A&E Gütermann employees throughout Europe number around 800 and the global total is more than 10,000. We deal with
our employees as we do with our customers; fairly, reliably and responsibly. As this is the only way to develop the key ingredient for success: Trust.
Data and facts

1 Geschäftsführer und 720 Mitarbeiter in Europa, weltweit über 10.000

1 Managing Director
and 720 employees in Europe,
worldwide over 10.000
23+51 Produktionsstandorte, Tochtergesellschaften und Repräsentanzen weltweit

Production sites, subsidiaries and
representative offices worldwide
42 Innovationen im Nähfadenbereich

Innovations in the sewing thread sector
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Tonnes of sewing threads are
produced annually in Europe
20.100.000 kWh/Jahr beträgt unser momentaner Stromverbrauch – diesen konnten wir seit 2010 um fast 15 % senken


kWh/year equals our current electricity
consumption – since 2010 we were able to
reduce this value by almost 15 %
mehr als 1.000 mal um den Äquator reicht die jährlich verkaufte Menge unserer Fäden


The annual sold quantity of our threads
can be wrapped around the equator
Our production sites in Europe
A&E Gütermann has a strong production presence in its European headquarters in Gutach (Germany) as well as in Maribor (Slovenia) and in Santa Maria de Palautordera (Spain). Our close network of additional production companies, subsidiaries, trade partners and efficient logistics system guarantees that our products will arrive in the right place at the right time anywhere in the world. We accept no compromise in our production standards either. "Made in Europe" - this is our consistent promise of quality. You can rely on it.