Harvesting flax for fine quality line and flax tow yarns
Lambacher Hitiag Leinen AG decided to shut the operation down in January 2005. We regret this decision. Nevertheless we leave these pages as they contain a lot of highly valuable information.
The new partner of Swicofil is SwissFlax - for more details please click here
The flax harvest requires the use of specific processes, technologies and equipment. Primarily these concerns pulling the plants and retting on ground, which leads to the natural decomposition of the pectins that bind the fibres together.
Additional information on flax line and flax tow may be found here
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