FROM PURCHASING OFFICE TO DEVELOPMENT PARTNER
1995: Founding of Windel Textile Far East PTE LTD based in Singapore
Subsidiary of a German textile finishing company and business successor to the company’s purchasing office that had existed in Singapore since 1982
First office in China for monitoring the finishing-process in Zhengzhou, Henan
Moving to Nantong, Jiangsu (expansion: purchase, quality assurance, …).
W.T.F.E Deutschland GmbH , based in Bielefeld, acts as the holding company now
MBO (management-buy-out) by Jens Hermsmeier.
Following the takeover, WTFE was reorganised: From that time on the sales and marketing departments are managed from the offices in Bielefeld and Singapore. The company’s clients, who are based all over the world, are thus provided with a prompt, optimised service. With the help of our logistics partners, WTFE delivers your orders to you at the right time FOB, CIF port of entry or even ‘carriage paid’ in Europe. Purchasing, development and quality control are based in the office in China.
Moving from Nantong to Zhangjiagang (upgrading the technical laboratory).
Certification: DIN EN ISO 13485 and 9001 (scopes: „development, production and distribution…“).
Founding of W.T. Zhangjiagang Company Limited.
Business successor to the earlier representative office.
Moving of W.T.F.E Deutschland GmbH.
Moving from Bielefeld to Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock (new administrative building connected with a warehouse).
Ping Wan Branch: expansion of a manufacturing hall / warehouse.
New equipment: calender, cutting devices, fabric reeling- and screening machines.
Founding of Postertex GmbH.
Large-format digital printing on functional textiles and various film carriers, as well as design of print products and labeling of windows and vehicles. More information under: www.postertex.de
or in the following film: Postertex Imagevideo (YouTube)
We are committed to sustainability
We are a member of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI).
In addition, we offer textiles made of recycled polyester or polyamide yarns and bamboo fabrics.
2020: 25 years of W.T.F.E
It all started in September 1995 with the establishment of Windel Textile Far East Pte. Ltd. in Singapore.
We would like to thank our partners for their trust and look forward to further cooperation.
2022: Global Recycled Standard
We are successfully continuing our sustainability strategy.
W.T. Zhangjiagang was successfully certified according to "Global Recycled Standard".