Long-term partnerships, exploration of new technologies and developing of best-customised solutions, that’s the goal of the group.
This is why we at IFG keep a strong focus on:
International Fibres Group, IFG, is a leading worldwide manufacturer of polypropylene, polyethylene, polyamide fibre and filament yarn. With its long and distinguished history as a global distributor to a vast array of sectors, IFG can now proudly announce itself as:
Our vision is to be the leading non-integrated partner of synthetic fibres and filaments; this is why we at IFG keep a strong focus on research and development as well as the area of product development. We have a research and development team at each of our four sites and a global coordination team driving group research projects. Through them, we continuously improve both our products and our supporting production sites. We recently enhanced our capabilities with a commitment to a new, innovative high-performance fibre production operation within the European business and expansion of our filament yarn business and production facility in the USA.
We strive to develop long-term partnerships with our customer partners and include them in our exploration of new technologies and trends in order to create the best possible customised solution for their business. We do this by offering:
Born from the former Chemie Linz AG organisation in Austria, the company now known as IFG Asota joined IFG in 1999. IFG Asota produces high quality, technically capable products for niche markets. The company continually invests for current and future customer partner requirements by, for example, working closely with technical institutes and universities to pioneer product solutions that are truly innovative and significant to current and future developing marketplaces.
IFG Asota has also committed to a state of the art high performance fibre production operation, ensuring that the company and group can provide market leading fibre technology.
The company has grown substantially from its original capacity of 2,000 tons per year to today’s production level of over 31,000 tons per year and at the same time prides itself on exacting quality and being certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. IFG Asota produces staple fibres, tows and short cut fibres for a wide variety of end uses.
The company specialises in the production of PP Polypropylene, PE Polyethylene and PA Polyamide 6. They also offer a wide variety of titres, cut lengths, speciality additives, stabilisers and finishes to meet their customer partner’s requirements.
IFG Asota serves partners in the following marketplaces:
With a heritage of over 100 years, IFG Drake – that originally focused on supplying the UK floor covering industry – now has a capacity of over 37,000 tonnes per year and satisfies a dynamic worldwide customer base.
The company produces staple and short cut fibres as well as continuous filament yarns, and provides high quality solutions for the following marketplaces:
IFG Drake is 100% committed to excellent customer service and works closely with all of its customer partners to ensure that the products and services they offer are precisely matched with the customer’s requirements. The company is ISO 9001 registered and employs a specialized in-house technical support team.
The knowledge IFG Drake assembled throughout the years combined with the company’s strong focus on research, product development and innovative fibre solutions has made IFG Drake the market leader and the sole producer of polypropylene fibres in the UK marketplace.
IFG Exelto provides its customer partners with high quality fibres from its highly efficient, world-class production lines. The company has an annual capacity of 35,000 tonnes and specialises in the volume supply of polypropylene staple fibres and short cut fibres to the following marketplaces:
Excellent service, product innovation and high quality are key values within IFG Exelto, the company is also certified to both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. IFG Exelto was originally part of the Domo Group, it later became part of the company Balta, before joining IFG in 2013.
With its long history in the synthetic fibres marketplace, IFG Exelto has built a solid reputation as a producer of high performance polypropylene fibres and continues to serve its European customer partners from the company’s headquarters in Belgium.
From a purpose built facility established in 1996, Drake Extrusion has grown to become North America’s leading manufacturer of coloured staple and filament polypropylene fibre. The company has a production capacity of 38,000 tonnes per year and operates a strong quality control system to ensure that products being produced keep a consistent high standard.
The company is certified to the ISO 9001 standard and with its flexible manufacturing facility Drake Extrusion is able to produce products such as high UV, flame retardant and other speciality fibres and yarns.
With high levels of customer service they produce for customers in the following sectors:
In recent years, Drake Extrusion has made multi million dollar investments in expanding its filament yarn operations, this has both strengthened the company’s market leading position and showed just how committed they are to supporting their customer partners through ensuring the latest in manufacturing technology.
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