And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of the beginning. – Master eckhart
Every year in spring nature awakes from its hibernation and everything begins to bloom. For many, these days are a time of new beginnings. But why should we wait for exactly this time to use it for a new beginning? After all, every day deserves the chance to turn it into something wonderful! Our collection […]
The clocks will soon tick differently again.
Slowly the days become longer, the sun has more and more power and the first early blossoming plants are looking out of the earth. Spring comes with all its power and beauty! On 29 March 2020 the clocks will be set back to summer time. You also can’t remember whether forward or backward? Quite simply: […]
Messe Freiburg postpones the leading international trade fair “Interbrush 2020” until May 2022
In consultation with the international trade associations of the industry and the leading exhibitors, Messe Freiburg has decided to postpone Interbrush until May 2022. The health of exhibitors, visitors and employees as well as the population has the highest priority. Postponed is not cancelled, we are looking forward to Interbrush in 2022 as well.
Professional marathon in Lichtenstein
Last Friday we were at the Heinrich-von-Kleist-Oberschule in Lichtenstein for the vocational marathon, where we offered the pupils of the 8th – 10th grades the chance to inform themselves about the apprenticeship professions and the possibilities for an internship with us. Our employees Nancy and Roy had a loom model with them, on which the […]
Here you can see the foyer of the “Teo Otto Theater” in Remscheid. The curtains in front of the windows and on the sides are made of our article “Viola”. We think that this flowing, falling, matt stage velour fits perfectly into the ambience and we are very proud of it. Have you ever been […]
Interbrush – We will be there from 6 – 8 May 2020
Visit us at the world’s leading trade fair for machines, materials and accessories for the brush, paintbrush, paint roller and mop industry. We are looking forward to presenting our technical plush in hall 1 at stand 1.1.2 in this special atmosphere. We are looking forward to meeting you!
All dreams can come true if we have the courage to follow them.
Don’t give up and follow the dream until it is realized, that is the motto! And when you have fulfilled your dream, you can chase after another. We wish you a successful and phenomenal week! Enjoy the time with our collection 7815 Gerry uni CS, in the colours: col. 3683, col. 4049, col. 5161, col. […]
Spandauer Velours presents…
Matching the Pantone colour of the year “Classic Blue”, we present you today our contract fabric Gerry in the colour scheme col. 4123. With blue we associate air, water, sky, longing and infinite vastness. It calms and radiates serenity. Just what we need for the weekend. Maybe you can take a walk with a view […]
Colourful hustle and bustle and fool’s feast
We had enchanting witches, wild Pocahontas, smart hat-wearers in all variations, respectable cowgirls, mysteriously masked women and many more costumed people. But the highlight of yesterday’s day were the delicious pancakes from the Funke bakery in Lichtenstein. Many thanks for this sweet treat!
Louisa Knauf | Trainee industrial clerk
“I started my training as an industrial clerk at Spandauer Velours in September 2019. I am still getting to know all the processes and looking over the shoulders of my colleagues to gain a better insight into what goes on. I was allowed to “take a look” into each of our departments and also had […]
Alexandra Prinzler | Accounting
“In accounting, a good understanding of numbers and laws is particularly important and that you always keep an overview. Good coordination and self-organization are required given the daily plethora of tasks. Part of my tasks are the factual checking of incoming invoices, cash management, monthly closing, compiling statistics for authorities, reporting to the tax office […]
Education begins with curiosity
Come and see us at the “BILDUNG & BERUF” on 1 February and 2 February. In the Stadthalle Zwickau you will find us from 10.00 – 17.00 o’clock at stand no. 115. We will be happy to quench your thirst for knowledge about our apprenticeships and answer all your questions about Spandauer Velours. This year, […]
We were available to answer questions
Today we visited the internal education fair of the secondary school Glauchau. There we were pestered like a Swiss cheese by the pupils of the 8th and 9th classes with all their questions about our company and our training opportunities. But before we could start, we had to set up our stand. But at the […]
Done! Yvonne Böhm, commercial manager, congratulated our trainee Louisa Knauf on passing her probationary period. She started her apprenticeship as an industrial clerk in September. We are pleased that you are with us and wish you much success and joy for your further training! Louisa has reached her first interim goal, what are your goals […]
Spandauer Velours wishes you a Merry Christmas
„The star of happiness shows itself there, where we stand up for what matters, for community life.” Preserving the tried and daring the new – this is where we see the success of our cooperation so far. We would like to thank you for the trust you have placed in us and wish you from […]
Grit Müller | warper
“As a warper at Spandauer Velours, I know exactly how the thread runs, because my tasks are varied and an essential basis for the company. I find myself at the nodal point of the action, so to speak. I love the variety in my everyday work and carry it out with care, sensitivity and reliable […]
Advent – the time of secrecy and sweet scents
The smell of freshly baked cookies and smoked candles flows through the house, everything becomes a little more mysterious and cozy. At the weekend it’s time again, the 1st Advent is here and slowly starts the Christmas season. We are getting in the mood for the 1st Advent with the colours of the collection Viola […]
Michael Koch | Production technician
“My path at Spandauer Velours began with an apprenticeship as a textile technology machine and plant operator. Right from the start I was enthusiastic about my work in the company, so I extended my training by one year and qualified as a production mechanic. I have now been working in this profession for more than […]
This is the right way to thread!
Every day thousands of metres of thread run through our warping, weaving and finishing machines as well as through the fabric inspection. The yarns are processed, for example, into paint rollers, cleaning plush and other technical textiles.
We’ll take you further!
On Saturday, 16.11.19, the job and apprenticeship exchange will take place in the Sachsenlandhalle Glauchau. Under the motto “Job exchange – THE one that takes me further”, we will also be present from 9.00 – 13.00 in the large hall at stand 8. Come and visit us and find out about our apprenticeships. We are […]
A further step towards our goal and future.
Together with our two trainees, we are delighted that they have passed their practical intermediate examination, which they both mastered last Friday with good to very good results. Both are completing their training as machine and plant operators and have now come a step closer to their goal of a professional future. Our thanks go […]
“Come on tour – My strengths, my future”
Discover your own strengths, orientate yourself professionally and plan your future – under this motto we will take part in the project “Komm auf Tour – Meine Stärken, Meine Zukunft” in the district of Zwickau on Monday, 11 November 2019. This takes place in the Muldentalhalle in Wilkau-Haßlau and offers pupils of the 7th and […]
Collection 7857 Verl Cs – for the perfect start into autumn!
It’s colorful outside now and cuddly inside. Whether you spend autumn outdoors walking through the woods or warming up with a cup of tea, let yourself be enchanted by our 7857 Verl Cs collection. Our colours to suit the season: col. 2233, col. 3681, col. 7192, col. 4318 und col. 5129.
Donation for ‘Stadtbibliothek Lichtenstein’
It is a matter close to our hearts to support social and regional projects. We donated 500 € to the Stadtbibliothek Lichtenstein for the purchase of new books during the „Bilderbuchkino“ last Friday. Our Yvonne Böhm was there and presented the newly acquired books to Mrs. Hisslinger, head of the municipal library, for the children. […]
Curtain up for our fabric 7897 Bella CS
Our star of the day is already fixed: 7897 Bella CS, color 0025. This customer example shows our beautiful velours in the Cabaret Des Péchés, Palác Yalta in Brno, Czech Republic. The theatre and stage curtain manufacturer “Divadelní opony s.r.o.” has accentuated perfectly the velvety shiny structure of our fabric. So, let the show begin […]
Annett Oeser | lab technician
„Before our products leave the house, I will examine them in our physical laboratory with diverse techniques. In many processing steps we test our materials for diverse parameter like thickness, weight and performance characteristics. Therefore precision and and concentration are in demand because our costumers have high standards when it comes to responsibility and quality […]
We congratulate our apprentices on passing the final exam
Obviously relieved and overjoyed – a cheer to our two apprentices in the middle of the picture. Jason and Philipp have passed their final examinations as machine and plant operators. Also their instructors, René and Nancy, are very proud and happy with them. Welcome to the professional world and in the team of Spandauer Velours!
Free apprenticeship for 2019 – We are looking for a training as an electronics technician for operations technology (m/ f)
Are you looking for a varied job with tension? Technical understanding and manual dexterity are among your strengths? You want to create a solid foundation for your professional life with us, are you also motivated, responsible and ready to work in a team? Then contact us! We look forward to your meaningful application! All information […]
Hail to the summer and the high temperatures, because then it´s time for us again: ice cream for everyone!
Yesterday our employees could relish and take a break from the work routine. It‘s not everyday that an ice cream cart stands in front of the door. Many thanks to Café Kampanile from Mülsen for the delicious and wonderful refreshing waffle ice cream.
Babette Stärz | human resources / payroll accounting
“Why do I like working for Spandauer Velours? Because I have been able to face new challenges here for almost eleven years and have been developed personally as well as professionally during this time. Because I didn’t start out in human resources or payroll accounting but as a shipping employee. Shortly thereafter I was already […]
Individual look through costumer specific textile printing
You want to give our textiles an individual look afterwards? With the velours „Monaco“ and „Gerry“ from our collection a textile printing is possible, as you can see on our costumer example. #spandauervelours
Velour „Lydia“ convinces with soft feel and silky glimmer
Not only for us a real eye-catcher! The very soft feel as well as the light silky glimmer caused by light irradiation emphasize our velour „Lydia“. The available colours gold and silver underline this look. #spandauervelours
A distinctive look with our velour „Bruno“
Our robust and slightly rough Velours „Bruno“ convinces by a perfect mix between technical and object textiles. Considering the combination of the unique mélange yarn with a coloured yarn gives Bruno its unmistakable look. #spandauervelours
Real shine performances with our velour „Penelope“
Real glossy appearance with our velour „Penelope“! Penelope convinces with its shiny metallic look caused by the metallic yarn. A special textile, which is perfectly suitable for stages and events. #spandauervelours
Our textile mix „Silvana“ is a real eye-catcher
The mix of technical textile and contract fabric and the silver-metallic yarn used for it, give our “Silvana” a very special look and a wonderful silky glimmer. In our opinion a real eye-catcher, isn’t it? #spandauervelours
Individual look due to costumer specific embroideries
Doesn’t this customer example look beautiful? You see, embroideries on our textiles are also possible. Therefore, you can use almost every velour from our assortment. Especially on theater curtains a real eye-catcher! #spandauervelours
A real specialty: Our flat weave „Solveig“
A real specialty is our flat weave „Solveig“, which is perfectly suitable as a sun protection. The processed silver or gold metallic yarn ensures great light reflections! #spandauervelours
„Henna“ – the desirable and beautiful one
No wonder that our densely woven wool-viscos-mix found a high customer demand at our fairs. The shiny, red wool look convinces on all levels, optical as well as haptic. #spandauervelours
Henry – simply unique!
The rough surface of our „Henry“ hasn´t the typical haptic for a velours, nevertheless the material convinces with its natural look owed by its special mélange yarn. Just simply unique! #spandauervelours
Yvonne Böhm | Commercial Management – Human resources and finance
„In October it will be 10 years already which I can work for Spandauer Velours with heart and mind. Since then I am responsible for the human resources and finance sector of our company. From the very beginning it was always important for me that, despite all my objectivity, a human and tolerant handling with […]
Small footballers pretty big – successfully we look on our first Spandauer Velours kindergarten cup
Once playing soccer like the big players. A dream that came true for four kindergartens in the region Lichtenstein. At our first Spandauer Velours kindergarten cup on the sports fields of soccer club SV Heinrichsort/Rödlitz e.V. the young football players of the kindergarten „Rappelkiste“ Hohndorf, „Regenbogen“ Rödlitz, „Zwergenhaus am Wald“ Heinrichsort and „Knirpsenland“ Lichtenstein could […]
Spandauer Velours presents the first kindergarten cup
In one week it´s time to play, have fun and support the next generation! According to the motto „Building the future together“ we will present the first “Spandauer Velours kindergarten cup“ in cooperation with the football club SV Heinrichsort/Rödlitz e.V, on May 15, 2019 from 9-13 p.m.. Four different kindergartens compete against each other on […]
Sally Förster | Employee in product inspection
“Concentration and responsibility are essential in the department of product inspection, because I am, so to speak, the last station before the goods are being packed and delivered to our customers. No mistakes come past me! With eagle eyes, I inspect the finished product for any kind of errors. This step is one of the […]
“Profession and Education” fair at Sachsenring’s Media Center
Watch out! The next chance to get to know our diverse education and job offers is about to come your way. On Saturday, 23.03.2019, we will be in the media center from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the trade fair “Profession and Education” at the Sachsenring in Oberlungwitz. Start full throttle into your future […]
Have a look instead of looking away: “We are in the process” – Week of open companies in Saxony
You want to think outside the box, practically try out and orientate yourself professionally? Then “Look in!” In the week of open companies in Saxony. The best part? Also on 12.03.2019 we opened our doors for you. A great opportunity to get to know the wide range of tasks and work at Spandauer Velours. In […]
Successful start to the year 2019 with our participation in the fair BILDUNG & BERUF in Zwickau
Here we were able to show many interested parties what it means to work at Spandauer Velours. You missed to meet us? No problem, the next job and training fair will be on March 23, 2019. Then we will take part in the labor market fair “Beruf und Bildung am Sachsenring”.
SV receives once again Trevira Award as Silver Member 2019
Spandauer Velours presents highlight product, which was specially developed for the Heimtextil trade fair. Click here for the Youtube link https://youtu.be/jxwQuXtACjM
We are very proud that our velours fabrics have been selected for the Heimtextil trend area, various seat poufs as well as the Trevira trend area. Our velours Gerry CS col. 3268 has even been honoured to be used for the biggest ball of the extraordinary design project “Furoshiki”.
Season opening of new trends at “Heimtextil” – We are part of it!
For us, the New Year cannot start any better than with our participation in the “Heimtextil”, the largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles in Frankfurt am Main. From the 8th to the 11th of January 2019, we find inspiration by new trends and textile innovations. Of course, we also present our great […]
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
The secret of Christmas is that in our search for the great and the extraordinary, we are pointed out to the inconspicuous and the small. Christmas – the celebration of love and the family, but also a celebration to thank our most loyal customers for a successful year together with harmonious cooperation! With all our […]
The new Pantone color of the year 2019 – Living Coral
Soft, warm and subtle but still dynamic, powerful and at the same time refreshing life-affirming! All this is reflected in the new trend colour 2019 Living Coral, chosen by the colour institute Pantone. We also follow the colour trend with the standard colour 7815 Gerry Uni CS col. 309. Together with our Vitte CS […]
Delicious and healthy wraps from the Thuringian food truck for our hard-working employees
*With every smile dies somewhere a problem * This saying is not just a phrase at W.I.P-Food but a program! Many thanks for the delicious wraps and your extended smile! We are pleased that we were once again able to enthuse our employees with the delicious and healthy wraps from the Thuringian food truck. […]
Viola Mélange – The new feature in our range of products
Do you already know our new entry Viola Mélange? The new feature in our range of products has a weight per unit area of 370g / m² and is piece-dyed, so you can easily select your favorite color for coloring of the velvet. As Viola Melange is made of 100% Trevira CS yarn, the fabrics […]
Bright colourful variety of colours – Vitte collection
Bright colourful variety of colours – this is our Vitte collection. In addition to the products Gerry CS, Viola CS, Celine CS, and Verl CS, the new Vitte collection is added as a new product with standard colours in our warehouse. The very high-grade fabric is very versatile, has a weight of unit area […]
Black, unique, Pure
The first finished fabrics are leaving our company. A special feature of “Pure” – the special fabric is already yarn-dyed, so that larger quantities can be produced and finally stored. The resulting time and price advantage, even for very large purchase quantities, is just one of many plus points. Pure has a weight per unit […]
Techtextil North America trade fair 2018
From 22th to 24th May 2018, Techtextil North America, one of the internationally leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, took place in Atlanta. In doing so, the wide field and know-how of the sectors in the fields of research and development, production and further processing up to the recycling of technical textiles and […]
Sophie Koschkar | Employee for sales
Since 1st of September 2017 I support Spandauer Velours as an employee for sales. In field of sales force, I take care of the sale of our contract textiles as well as the maintenance of customer relations and customer satisfaction in the company. Furthermore, I prepare for trade fair presences and take part personally in […]
Design and new trends at the Furniture & Light Fair in Stockholm
The Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is Sweden’s largest furniture fair. More than 600 exhibitors present their new collections, products, ideas and trends in interior design. The fair will be accompanied by various seminars, lectures or award ceremonies. We also travel to the Swedish capital and present our latest products, materials and developments in home […]
Frankfurt am Main | 9th to 12th of January 2018 | Spandauer Velours exhibits on the “Heimtextil – International Trade Fair for Home and Contract Textiles”
The “Heimtextil” is the largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles. Next it takes place in Frankfurt am Main from 9th to 12th of January 2018. The trade fair is the opening event of the season for new trends and textile innovations. Nowhere else you are able to meet so many specialists and […]
Mirko Kunze | mechatronics engineer
“As a mechatronics engineer in the field of locksmithery and maintenance, I have been taking care in various task areas since the company change to Spandauer Velours in January 2016. In addition to the maintenance and repair of building technology, machinery and boilers, I can also show my technical understanding in the lead of lifting […]
Holger Teichert | Electrician/ Electronics Technician
“When I came to the company Spandauer Velours three years ago, I was employed as a temporary worker in maintenance. Since my commencement of work, I have able to experience the good working atmosphere, which always motivate me time and time again, to carry out the various tasks in my profession. In March 2015 I […]
Jasmin Mrosko | Machine and Plant Operator
“For two years, I was an apprentice at Spandauer Velours in the area as a machine and plant operator in textile technology. Since 2017 I can work as a permanent employee and I fully get up in my profession. I especially enjoy the varied work in the team with my colleagues. In addition to the […]
Peter Hummel | Head of department weaving mill
“Everything started at Spandauer Velours with my apprenticeship as a machine and plant leader. 22 years later, I am now the head of department of weaving, yarn storage and the barbican. I can prove my organization talent and my assertiveness, particularly in the areas of production-, personal deployment-, and holiday planning, as well as precise […]
Our apprentices 2017
This year, again four of our apprentices successfully completed their apprenticeship. After a two-year training as machine and plant operators, Michael (in the image on the right) and Justin (who is unfortunately not shown in the image) stay with us. In a further year of training they want to become a production pechanic respectively a […]
Techtextil north america trade fair 2017
The Techtextil North America trade fair for technical textiles will take place from June 20 to 22, 2017 at Chicago – Don`t hesitate to visit us. Exhibitors from all over the world presents their latest innovations in technical textiles and nonwovens. We are there to introduce our new products, materials and further developments.
First American Food Truck of Thuringia at Spandauer Velours
The first American Food Truck of Thuringia stopped off at Spandauer Velours on 19th of April 2017 – and brought along tasteful and healthy Wraps to eat one´s fill. We invited our employees to have some of the delicacies, served by the staff of the W.I.P Food Truck.
Our company had been a part of the INTERBRUSH at Freiburg from the 27th till the 29th of April 2016. We offered a lot of informations about Spandauer Velours to all of the visitors and guests at the 12th edition of this specialized fair for machinery, material and supplies for industries which produces brushes, paintbrushes, pain roller […]