Discover your possibilities
Whether optimization, development or new businesses, you may choose according to your needs from a wide range of resources and services.
The TEZ offers machines, needles, tools, measuring devices and expertise for each technology. But there’s more. The services of the TEZ reach beyond the field of technology: Create future-proofed solutions for the textile world of tomorrow together with the TEZ.
The TEZ - Development beyond Technology!
Our TEZ experts deal with high tech textile materials from glass fibers, carbon fibers or spider silk up to fiber matrix systems for composites to provide optimal support to you during trials and projects.
Analytics & metrology
The quality and precision of Groz-Beckert products is based on high-quality materials and process reliability as well as in-depth analyses and the longstanding experience of the Groz-Beckert central laboratory. This expertise in textile, chemical and metallurgic testing is offered to you by the TEZ.
Mechanical engineering & construction
Groz-Beckert has a flexible, efficient in-house machine production, where machines for the company’s own use are manufactured or modified. You may also use this expertise for your projects in the TEZ.
Textile processes & machinery
Whether knitting, weaving, felting, tufting, carding or sewing: The TEZ offers you a wide range of machines and lines for different textile processes. A detailed list provides our data sheet "TEZ machinery".
Needles & tools
For more than 160 years Groz-Beckert has been gaining expertise in manufacturing needles, systems parts and tools for the textile industry. Today our portfolio includes about 70,000 product types, which are available for your trials and projects. As part of a co-development, there is also the opportunity to tailor tools to your requests.
Compose your own team – The TEZ makes it possible for you! We invite you to compose a special team of experts according to your individual needs and requirements and involve for example experts in the field of polymer chemistry, civil engineering, machine engineering or electronics.
We offer and look for cooperation and business development at all levels. Let’s join forces to develop and push something new, but also share risks and experiences. We offer cooperation and competence from market research to production and market launch up to joint spin-offs.
The TEZ offers space for innovation. The more than 40 employees of the TEZ are working exclusively for developing projects. The areas of expertise reach from textile engineering or polymer chemistry to business administration and business development.
Openness & flexibility
You are having an idea for the textile world and are looking for a partner? Then you are definitely in the right place in the TEZ. Whether start-up, institute, machine manufacturer or end user – we accompany you from the idea to the market readiness.
As an experienced and successful company we offer you a long-lasting and reliable partnership. This also includes the possibility of a joint financing and risk distribution within cooperation projects.
Worldwide organization & logistics
Groz-Beckert operates with agencies, production and distribution subsidiaries in more than 150 countries around the world. Within TEZ projects, this worldwide network can also be used by you, for example, for purchasing materials or wide-ranging market analyses.
The TEZ has made it its mission to continue with the co-development of findings from basic research into market-ready products. Therefore, we invest in the upfront development and are looking for you as a partner for joint implementation.
The implementation of innovative ideas requires an effective plan. Our specially trained project managers can support you by taking over planning, execution or controlling tasks.
Rooms & Equipment
Our TEZ offers modern rooms and equipment. Use our project rooms and presentation and conferencing equipment – in person or in digital form.
More than 250 employees from different fields and disciplines are working in our central R&D department. Therefore, many special questions or requirements have been answered already. Place your questions and requirements in the TEZ and let us find the solution together.
The TEZ is not only about doing the right thing, but also doing things in the right manner. We invite you to benefit from the extensive methodical expertise of the TEZ specialists e.g. in the fields of metrology, planning and execution of trials, project management or even business development.
Values & working methods
Reliable, fair and cooperative, innovative and quality-conscious – these values guide determine the daily work of the TEZ. We are on your side as a partner to develop the textile future together.
You need more knowledge or services than the possibilities of the TEZ? Then benefit from our extensive network consisting of research and industry. Experts from all specializations and sectors of the textile value chain meet at the TEZ. Shared approaches by different target groups may create new possibilities of cooperation for you.
With the Groz-Beckert Academy the company offers a comprehensive training program – from Basic, Advanced and Special training courses up to Individual courses.find more
Groz-Beckert develops, produces and sells industrial needles, precision components, fine tools and systems for the textile industry as well as the suitable services.find more
Textile and damage analyses as well as manufacturer-neutral lubricant analyses are part of the service portfolio of the Groz-Beckert laboratory.find more