History

Our history

1979

Foundation of Schramm Textil-recycling GmbH & Co. KG in Espelkamp by Gerhard Schramm.
Remainders of yarn from carpet producers were purchased and cut. These fibres found use at needlefelt- and nonwoven-manufacturers as well as at spinning mills.

1984

Invest in new air jet machines for refining of carpet yarns was leading the way to a new production process.

1989

With first operation of a unique state-of-the-art six-colored multicolor BCF line the next step to more flexibility was made. A spinning plant for RAHDO® LEN polypropylene yarn.

1995

During November the restart of the production in a new building in Rahden with two spinning plants and several processing machines was possible, after a fire completely destructed the production at the beginning of the year. At the same time the company´s name changed to Schramm GmbH & Co. KG.

2002

Regular investments lead to the amplification of a special air-twist machine and started the production of RAHDO® MID polyamide yarn.

2003

The basis for today´s main products was set with the innovative development and initial operation of grass-yarn-texturizing-system. New Products: RAHDO® SPORT & RAHDO® BALL yarn.

2005

Schramm was first in doing all processes in one single step. Especially produced for Schramm, a unique state-of-the-art inline extrusion line for two-colored monofilaments enables texturizing and winding in one process.

2007

Magnification of the monofilament yarn capacity with another line.

2010

Further expansion by building a warehouse and going online with a third new high-tech extrusion line to develop production of innovative step-index-monofilament yarn.

2017

Schramm has become part of the newly formed contract manufacturing division of the Edel Group, United Works.