Fibertex South Africa forms part of Fibertex Nonwovens – a leading manufacturer of a comprehensive range of nonwovens and performance-based materials used in diverse industries. The company, which was established in Denmark in 1968 continues to grow as a global player, through an unwavering focus on excellence, ethical standards and sustainability. The Fibertex team takes pride in delivering the highest quality products and solutions, designed to meet evolving needs of every customer, all over the world.
The Fibertex geosynthetics range encompasses nonwoven and woven geotextiles, gabions and mattresses, drainage pipes and fittings and erosion control and cellular confinement solutions. The company also supplies soil reinforcing products, including geogrids and geocells, as well as geosynthetic clay liners as part of composite lining systems in modern landfills.
Fibertex products are manufactured to consistent quality standards at all production facilities globally and are supported by a technical advisory and back-up service.
Concern for the environment is critical at Fibertex and no chemical binders are used in products or the production process. In addition to the wide range of products made from virgin Polypropylene (PP), Fibertex also has a range of products based on recycled Polyester (RPET). No waste is discarded from the facility and all products are 100% recyclable.
The Fibertex team works closely with customers, offering the finest solutions that meet exact application requirements. Through an innovative and flexible product range, customers are able to be creative and enjoy complete design freedom.
Global collaboration guarantees the edge on product design, impeccable manufacturing standards, optimum safety and reliability of every Fibertex product.
When it comes to branding, Sefton Fripp, managing director of Fibertex South Africa has this to say: “We believe a brand is a pledge and we at Fibertex are always mindful of our brand promise that forms a critical part of our corporate identity.
“Our logo – the navy blue elephant – was created in the late 1960’s, relating to the launch of a secondary backing material developed by Fibertex for the carpet industry. Since then, this distinctive logo has become a well-established component of the Fibertex corporate identity, encompassing valuable characteristics, like strength, trustworthiness and wisdom.
“For over 50 years, the Fibertex team has fostered close relationships with customers worldwide and we are committed to excellence and the highest ethical standards in everything we do. Our mission is to create superior value for our customers and shareholders, through innovative solutions, technological leadership and people excellence.
“Our R&D team responds rapidly to market demands, ensuring a continuous stream of dependable and sustainable world-class solutions.”
Through the design and manufacture state-of-the-art, eco-friendly products that enable customers to develop high-performance and sustainable solutions, Fibertex is contributing to a better world for all.
High-performance Fibertex materials – which comply with stringent quality, environmental and health specifications – play an important role in specialist sectors, including acoustics, automotive, bedding, building, composites, concrete, filtration, flooring, furniture, geotextiles, medico and wipes.
Fibertex has its head office in Aalborg, Denmark, with production facilities in Denmark, France, Czech Republic, Turkey, USA and South Africa and sales offices around the world.