The History of Thygesen

Thygesen Textile Solutions has long been the leading manufacturer of high-quality knitted fabrics in Denmark, a global supplier of fabrics to the textile industry, which further processes fabrics into finished garments.

Thygesen Textile Solutions (formerly S. Thygesen/Thygesen Fabrics) was founded in 1931 when Carla and Soren Thygesen started the production of underwear for children and women in a modest 90 m2 production facility in Ikast, Denmark. The company developed over time to produce fabric, and today the company designs, produces and sells finished garments. In 2010, Thygesen Textile Solutions and Birk Jersey of Denmark merged their circular knitting activities into a new joint company, Thygesen & Birk Fabrics. The company is a modern knitting plant with production sites in Denmark and Poland. The company focuses on product development and tailor-made fabric solutions. Besides knitting activities at Thygesen & Birk Fabrics, Thygesen Textile Solutions has a 100% owned knitting and sewing plant in Vietnam. Thygesen Textile Vietnam was founded in 2005 and is an innovative circular knitting fabric manufacturer.

Thygesen Textile Vietnam utilize more than 50 years of international know-how in knitting, dyeing and sewing in Vietnam. This creates strengths and advantages in the research and development of new high-tech textile products. Thygesen Textile Vietnam supplies knitted fabrics and readymade garments to Asian markets, European and American customers., is also 100 % owned and specialises in supplying private label collections and garment textile solutions to European supermarkets and chain stores. “The Headwear Company” is also 100 % owned and specialises in supplying headwear own brands and private label for women and men with hair loss, and headwear for hair cover and fashion.

Thygesen Textile Solutions and S. Thygesen A/S (since 1991) are part of Thygesen Textile Group, which has ownership in more than 11 international companies – all involved in the textile industry – and employs about 800 people, in Denmark, Vietnam, Mexico, China, Germany and Poland.