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 […]

Sustainable yarn is a global trend – Hungaro-Len features in WGSN report

“The production and processing of raw materials for the yarn industry has a significant environmental impact, and highlights the need for visibility and best practice through all areas of the production chain. WGSN’s yarn report for knitwear highlights brands and manufacturers that are working towards better and more sustainable processes.” https://www.wgsn.com/en/  

Could European Flax be the Champion of Sustainable Development?

Could European Flax be the Champion of Sustainable Development? The BAROMETER OF EUROPEAN FLAX 2015 offers an original insight.   FLAX HELPS THE PLANET TO BREATHE Every year, the growing of Flax in Europe results in the capture of 250,000 tons of CO2, which is a saving equivalent to driving a Renault Clio around the […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Hungaro-Len Ltd. Tradition in linen

Hungaro-Len won NAE prise, Sandor Nagy is Enterpreneur of The Year

NAE, National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers held Day of Enterpreneurs for the 17. times this year. At the event all county were represented with more than 600 enterpreneurs. Besides state honours prestigious awards has been given to recognise outstanding Hungarian entrepreneurial achievements.   The prises were presented by János Lázár, Minister heading the Prime […]

About FLAX: the plant, retting, scutching, hackling, drafting, spinning, twisting

Flax and linen The latin name of the flax plant is linum usitatissimum. The flax is among the first plants were domesticated. It can be a food resource as well as fibre crop. The fibre retrieved from the stem of a plant. The flax seeds are used for food, for medicine, for linseed oil. The […]

Visiting ITMA 2015 – the world’s most established textile machinery exhibition

ITMA has been the world’s most established textile and garment machinery exhibition since 1951. Over the years, it has been a catalyst for change and competitiveness for the industry.   ITMA  2015 has  achieved a new milestone, attracting the biggest number of exhibitors since the show’s launch way back in 1951. The 17th edition of […]

GOTS Certificate

GOTS Certificate /Global Organic Textile Standard/  certificate http://global-standard.org/ since1st of January  2013 is Hungaro-Len GOTS certified. Linen yarn, spun from from organic flax has a GOTS certificate, our production process is under controll of IMO/Switzerland. We had already some years exerience as a GOTS production place with organic organic linen, now we are fully at […]