About us

Your partner for tailor made solutions in yarns

As a high performance company of the Glatz group we produce out of special papers paper yarns and paper cords with diameter from 0,20 up to 30,0 mm.


GarnTec is the only provider who possesses the know-how to produce thinnest paper yarns. Swellable flat yarns, swellable yarns, swellable tapes, separating tapes an cable insulating paper complete the delivery program for the cable industry.

For the creative range we supply decoration-yarns and paper tapes in different colours. Our products are finding world-wide interest.


You can imagine, that the application range of our products are various! Please contact us, if we have aroused your interest! If you should recognize applications, which we do not have in our program, we will develop a special product for your application.

Our experience offers a founded basis to successfully meet the challenges of the future.


The new firm structure assures, that we can react to customer’s requests still more
flexible and faster.

Our strength is it, to fulfill your wishes an make the apparently impossible possible.

Our strengths

individual customers service

high-quality products

reliable supplies

fast & flexible reactions



GarnTec is specialist for the production of paper yarns, paper cords, binding twines, decoration yarns as well as for the area of the cable industry swellable yarns, swellable yarns with paper inlay, swellable tapes, separating tapes and cable insulating paper for all kind of cable applications.


Re-certification for DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 through TAW Cert GmbH, New certification for DIN EN ISO 14001:2015 through ALL-CERT Gesellschaft für Zertifizierungen mbH


Re-certification for DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 through TAW Cert GmbH, additional energy audit according to the peak compensation efficiency system regulation (SpaEfV) for analysis and recording of the energy sources used


Re-certification for DIN EN ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015 and 50001:2011 (Energy Management System) through TÜV Nord


ISO-Certification 50001 (Energy Management System)


renewal of the ISO-Certificate 14001:2004


ISO-Certification 9001:2000


OCTOBER: From the spinning mill of the Julius Glatz GmbH the new company GarnTec was founded


ISO-Certification 14001


Start of the production of paper tapes


ISO-Certification 9001


Start of the production of swellable yarns, swellable yarns with paper inlay and swellable tapes


Start of the production of paper cords for the cable industry


After the destruction of the paper spinning mill during the Second World War the reconstruction was started. Paper cable yarns for paper-isolated telephone cables have become main sales products.


Paper yarns replace textile yarns due to lack of raw materials


The paper spinning mill moved from Julius Glatz into the buildings of Hemmer machine factory AG. Developing and patenting of the production of paper yarns by Dr. Erwin Glatz. Start of the production of paper cable yarns and vine binding twines.


Julius Glatz acquires the Hemmer AG machine factory in Neidenfels