SINCE 1904


    Linen yarn, organic linen yarn, flax thread and twines

    from traditional European spinning mill



    Hungaro-Len features in WGSN report


    The production and processing of raw materials

    for the yarn industry has a significant environmental impact…





    naturalness and comfort, local and renewable resources,

    bio-sourced innovation and durability



History of closure


Hungaro-Len Ltd made the decision to stop it’s production in 2019 based on economic outlook.

At the same time flax spinning, as a traditional acitivity ends in Hungary, since 1904 it played a decisive and town-shaping role in the life of the city Komárom.

The management of the company organised a soft-landing of the activity taking into account the ethical standstill, the interests of workers, customers and city administration.

We produced „HUNGARO-LEN’’ BRAND

“Hundreds of customers across all continents”



We would like to thank the former colleagues of Hungaro-Len for their conscientious work, their devoted activity allowed to make a worthy end.

We thank our customers, business partners for their many years of cooperation.

We would like to thank all members of the volunteer advisory team for their professional work in supporting the crisis management.

Flax spinning machinery for sale!TEXTILE MACHINERY FOR SALE


About the life of Hungaro-Len Ltd. and linen industry


Flax spinning history from 1940, a footage from the archive of British Pathé

FLAX FIBERS: The oldest fibers known to have been used by humans

A team of archeologists discovered the oldest fibers that are more than 34.000 years old during excavations in a cave in the Rebupblic of Georgia. The researcher say the falx wouldn’t have been farmed but collected from the wild to make yarn and thread. The ancient ancestors used the thread to fashion garments for warmth, […]

(Magyar) 2017 Családi nap – Köszönjük a támogatóknak!

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AMO IL LINO – Celebrating linen

Unique and informative exhibition was oragnized about passion for linen on Via Montenapoleone in Milan in May 2017. Designer Philippe Nigro has dreamed a beautiful flax world in the middle of Milan. Aim of the installation was to show to general public the process from plant to consumer goods like dresses, shirts, bed linen or […]

Electric super car made of linen?

Famous female US car racer and environmental activist Leilani Münter, the revolutionary Tesla-based Electric GT World Series, and global natural fibre composite leader Bcomp Ltd. (Hungaro-Len’s partner), have decided to join forces to foster sustainable mobility for the future. Furthermore, Bcomp is proud to announce that Leilani will be an ambassador for the young Swiss […]

When 100% European knitting yarn and designers meet

Feel the Yarn,the competition for aspiring knitwear designers, comes to the 7th edition, confirming its leading role as one of the fashion world’s most important examples of cooperation between Italian yarn mills and young, international  creative talents. CELC Masters of Linen, sensitive to innovation, research and education, will be participating this year in cooperation with […]