Alois Amann founded the enterprise. The location then just like today: Bönnigheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Production: twisted and dyed sewing threads.
The old sewing thread factory built in 1854 is torn down and a new, modern factory is built instead.
A sound family enterprise is celebrating its anniversary.
AMANN is the leading force that drives the development and production of synthetic spun sewing threads and filaments. The brand: Serafil
With the brand saba a new era of synthetic sewing thread begins.
This polyester/cotton core spun thread is introduced on the market and starts its successful career.
With its polyester/polyester core spun thread sabac, AMANN explores entirely new worlds in the sewing thread technology.
At Augsburg a new ultramodern dyehouse for sewing threads starts its operation.
AMANN takes over the old-established enterprise Ackermann-Göggingen AG. This makes AMANN one of the world’s largest sewing thread enterprises and adds competence in the field of embroidery threadscompany, and so establishes itself also in the United Kingdom.
Successful introduction of a completely new range of special products for technical textiles
An enterprise with a long tradition has become a global player.
AMANN sets new standards in the field of sportswear, underwear and swimwear with its highly elastic sewing thread sabaFLEX.
Start of the new production close to Brasov, Romania
The new brand Serabraid is a high-quality braided thread for expressive decorative seams on shoes, leather, upholstery and leather steering wheels
With the acquisition of Oxley Threads Ltd. one of the best known sewing thread producers in Europe, AMANN integrates this English, traditional thread company into the international sphere of activity of the AMANN Group and further strengthens the group’s expertise - in particular in the automotive sector.
For the ongoing optimisation of the eco-balances in its sewing and embroidery threads AMANN has launched the new brand LIFECYCLE THREADS, with articles made from organic cotton and recycled polyester.
Start of Chinese production
With the initiation of the first twisting machines in Yancheng AMANN could celebrate its start of production in China. The local build up of production capacities ensures a just-in-time delivery to the Asian market.
AMANN wins the Texprocess Innovation Award with its newly developed high-tenacity special sewing thread with Dyneema.
Start of the modern production plant in Bangladesh.
With RasantGD, PremiumGD and sabaSOFT AMANN has launched three totally new products.
The AMANN Innovation Lab is initiated, a textile think-tank that conducts research and develops innovative concepts and solutions for sewing threads, embroidery threads and smart yarns.
approx. 175 Million €
Daily production output:
approx. 1 Million kilometers (AMANN could circle the world 25 times or make 2 Million men’s suits from its daily production)
Germany (Augsburg), United Kingdom (Manchester), Romania (Brasov), Czech Republic (Chribska), China (Yancheng), Bangladesh (Dhaka)
in 21 countries
DIN EN ISO 9001
ISO/TS 16949 (automotive industrie)
DIN EN ISO 14001 (Augsburg)
DIN EN ISO 50001 (Augsburg)