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Penn Textile Solutions is an internationally-minded company with the expertise to develop and produce innovative textiles for our wide variety of customers.

With the benefit of more than 50 years' experience in elastomeric knitted textiles, Penn Textile Solutions GmbH (PTS) manufactures on a 15000 m² factory site based in Paderborn. Our production consists of warp and weft knitting machines, with fully vertical dyeing and finishing, giving the fabric their final performance and aesthetics.

The name says it all:

Keeping the link to our brand’s traditions and leading us to a sustainable future. Our base in Paderborn in Germany ensures a high level of know-how and security in production through an experienced and highly motivated team, along with the tight controls maintained throughout our business.

We continue to develop and produce innovative textiles. In close cooperation with yarn and machine technology, this enables us to be a strong partner for intimate apparel,  sports, medical and technical textile products.

We create solutions. We aim to identify problems by the user of the final product and try to solve them.  We also aim to deliver supply chain solutions. With our strategic supply chain partnerships, combining forecasts with responsible inventory management, we believe we add tangible value to our customer relationships.


Penn Italia (PI) was founded in 1987 and is a partner company to Penn Textile Solutions GmbH (PTS). 

Penn Italia oversees the creativity, development and marketing aspects of the group, under the ethos of “Created in Italy and Engineered in Germany”.

Penn Italia’s own product offer is driven by offering maximum flexibility to our customers, tailored to market and customer needs.

This offer includes:

-  Atelier del Tulle – a wide range of net and powermesh fabrics with extensive colour ranges available from stock
-  Molding: six molding machines in all cup sizes 
-  Print and flock collections
-  Collaboration with a local dyer to create smaller dye lots 
-  Basici – a collection of competitively sourced classic fabrics, for example cotton Lycra

Our customers are global, our products are local.


Company Type
Mill, Knitter (Fabric, Seamless or Legwear)
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    Intimate Apparel