A.W. Hainsworth purchases Replin Fabrics

A.W. Hainsworth is pleased to announce the purchase of Replin Fabrics.

Replin Fabrics is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of supreme quality fabric for national and international transportation, aiming to enhance passenger travel experience.

Replin will continue to offer technically advanced, bespoke designed and engineered products, with the manufacturing facility in Peebles remaining open until the end of the year. Over this period the operation will be integrated into A.W. Hainsworth’s manufacturing and innovation centre at Spring Valley Mills, Leeds.

The Hainsworth family have been producing textile in Leeds since 1783. Hainsworth Technology is a global leader in textiles that protect individuals in the Fire, Police and Military and holds several global patents in the area of heat and flame protection.

Thomas Hainsworth, Managing Director of Hainsworth Technology, said: “Replin fabrics is a fabulous complementary addition to the A.W. Hainsworth textile portfolio, further enhancing Hainsworth fire testing, manufacturing and design and innovation capabilities. We are very pleased to be working with the team in Peebles and look forward to continuing to deliver outstanding products and product innovation to existing and new customers.”

Carla Wiseman, Sales and Marketing Director of Replin, commented: “Replin Fabrics has a strong global reputation for delivering high quality products to discerning customers worldwide and is a natural fit for Hainsworth. We are pleased to see our customers continuing to be serviced and the investment we have made in design and product development paying off.”