Schneider in the world

TradingCompanies

G. SCHNEIDER

G. Schneider is a household name in the trade of fine wool and speciality fibres, supplying the finest spinners and weavers in the world.

With directly operated buying offices in Australia and New Zealand and sales branches in Europe and China, we offer a just-in-time service to the most discerning customers.

FUHRMANN 1735

Originally based in Amsterdam, Fuhrmann 1735 is the world’s oldest wool trading company.

Because of its fascinating history and long tradition, Fuhrmann 1735 was acquired by the Schneider Group in 2002 and today it specializes in the production of fine Patagonian wool tops.

Fuhrmann New Zealand

Headquartered in Christchurch, Fuhrmann NZ is one of the largest exporters of wool from New Zealand and specializes in strong wools for the manufacturing of carpet and upholstery.

servizi-e-seta.com Servizi & Seta

Founded in 2008, Servizi & Seta offers an extensive selection of silks, silk blends and linen yarns.

progettolana.com Progetto Lana

Progetto Lana was established in the Italian city of Prato with the ambitious goal of giving new life to the by-products and waste materials generated during the various stages of the textile production.


WoolCombing Plants

BIELLA, ITALY PETTINATURA DI VERRONE

Located in the prestigious wool textile district of Biella, Pettinatura di Verrone is a leading combing mill for superfine wool tops and precious animal fibres.

The plant has a maximum production capacity of 3,500 tons of wool tops, 1,000 tons of open tops and 150 tons of cashmere tops.

Pettinatura di Verrone manufactures superfine and ultrafine wools ranging between 10.5 and 18 microns and is equipped for combing and dehairing all sorts of speciality fibres including vicuña, guanaco, alpaca, llama and mohair.

TRELEW, ARGENTINA FUHRMANN S.A.

Established in 1998, the Fuhrmann S.A. mill is located in the Patagonian city of Trelew, in the heart of the Chubut province. The factory is GOTS certified and is one of the largest organic wool tops producers at worldwide level with an annual processing capacity of 5,000 tons of tops made from fibres ranging from 17.5 micron to 27 micron and averaging 20.5 micron.

Starting from 2012, Fuhrmann S.A. has set up its own farming division, which manages several farms with a collective population of over 200,000 sheeps. All of these farms are either organic or in the process of becoming such.

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SADAT CITY, EGYPT MEDITERRANEAN WOOL INDUSTRIES

Situated in the bonded area of Sadat City, the mill is in a strategic position to supply the European market with wools coming from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

The facility has a total production capacity of 4,500 tons of wool tops ranging between 17.5 and 23.5 micron, as well as 1,500 tons of carbonized noils.

JIANGYIN CITY, CHINA JIANGYIN SHENGHAI INDUSTRIAL

Located in the world-famous wool manufacturing district of the Jiangsu province, the mill is one of the most technologically advanced combing plants ever built.

The factory has an annual capacity of 5,500 tons, with an average fineness of 18.5 micron. Its wastewater treatment facility ensures the respect of the highest international sustainability standards.


CashmereDehairing Plants

ULAANBATAAR, MONGOLIA MONITAL

Monital is a dehairing plant for top-quality cashmere situated in Ulaanbataar, the capital of Mongolia. The plant has a production capacity of 220 tons of APEO-free dehaired cashmere and is one of the few mills in the country featuring a wastewater treatment plant.

Its in-house sorting facility ensures the highest standards of quality and the best control over contamination.

SEMNAN, IRAN PAZHAN SEFIT

Located in the gateway between Teheran and Mashhad, Pazhan Sefit is the only cashmere dehairing plant in Iran.

The mill has a total production capacity of 150 tons of dehaired cashmere and is equipped with a wastewater treatment facility and a combined heat and power (CHP) production unit.

Thanks to the accurate sorting process of greasy cashmere, we are able to guarantee full compliance with the highest quality requirements and entirely APEO-free products.


Wool & By-ProductTreatment Plants

PRATO, ITALY - progettolana.com PROGETTO LANA

The Schneider Group has always relied on technical skills as much as the power of imagination.

The ability of transforming raw materials into something new and exceptional has laid the foundation to the inception of this innovative center for the collection and processing of by-products of wool and other special natural fibres.

JIANGYIN CITY, CHINA JIANGYIN FENGYUAN CARBONIZING

JiangYin FengYuan is a carbonizing mill that Schneider has built in association with Chinese and Japanese partners with the aim to recycle the by-products generated by the combing process.

JIANGYIN CITY, CHINA JIANGYIN SHENGLONG TEXTILE

Shenglong is a shrink-proof processing facility with a total capacity of over 5,000 tons of basolan and superwash treated tops.