October 26, 2020
Beverly, MA — (October 26, 2020) – Sciessent today announced that Thygesen Textile Group, a leading manufacturer of high-quality knitted fabrics serving the global textile industry, has selected Sciessent’s Agion® Antimicrobial for use in its new line of face masks to be sold in the European Union. The warp knitted masks will feature a non-woven interlining and two-to-five layers of protection.
Thygesen Textile Group has ownership shares in more than 10 international companies – all involved in the textile industry – and employs more than 1,000 employees in Denmark, Vietnam, Germany, Slovakia, the United States, Mexico, China, Korea and Japan. The company designs, produces and sells finished garments via the companies Ease.dk, The Headwear Company and Innflow.
“We are honored to have been chosen by Thygesen Textile Group, a leader in the textile industry, for antimicrobial protection of its face masks,” said Paul C. Ford, CEO of Sciessent. “As the global demand for face masks has surged, we’ve been there as a trusted partner to many manufacturers, offering not only our antimicrobial technology but also our extensive textile industry experience and knowledge.”
Sciessent is a leading provider of customized antimicrobial solutions that enhance the value of customers’ products. Agion antimicrobial solutions from Sciessent have been incorporated into a wide range of healthcare, industrial, and consumer applications, including medical devices such as central venous catheters and IV access ports, drinking water applications like water filters and ice making equipment, and textiles and apparel. For more information, please visit www.sciessent.com.
About Thygesen Textile Group
Thygesen Textile Group was founded in 1991 by a merger of three local family-owned textile companies, the oldest dating back to 1931 when Carla and Soren Thygesen started the production of underwear for children and women in a modest 90 m2 production facility in Ikast, Denmark. This small knitting company developed over the years to be a leading manufacturer of high-quality knitted fabrics in Denmark, supplying fabrics to the textile industry globally. https://ttg.dk