FTA Forschungsgesellschaft für Textiltechnik Albstadt mbH 

FTA is a research institute for the build-up of fundamental knowledge for Groz-Beckert and partners. It targets the development of new, future-oriented fields of business in a textile environment, in particular in the area of technical textiles.

By searching and developing new materials, properties and technologies at the interface of materials, tools and machines, FTA provides the foundations for the production of new types of textile fabrics.

Its emphasis is on the areas of textile construction, semi-finished textile products for fiber composites and nonwovens structures.

As innovation partner, FTA provides the following services:

  • Textile technological developments
  • (Textile) laboratory tests
  • Simulation and design of fiber-reinforced composites and semi-finished textile products
  • Consulting and project management