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High Quality Auxiliaries for Textile Finishing

Since 1974 Textilchemie Dr. Petry GmbH has been producing auxiliaries for textile finishing. The headquarters of our innovative family business is located in southern Germany in the city of Reutlingen. We develop and manufacture textile chemicals for dyeing, finishing, coating, printing, and the pretreatment of natural and synthetic fibers. We also supply sizing agents, yarn lubricants, specialty products and pigments for garment finishing. High quality is our priority during development and production of our specialized products. Through close contact with our international customers, we are able to provide the best quality products and innovative processes. Our specialists, textile engineers and chemists, offer professional consulting services and provide prompt individual technological application solutions.



Customized Solutions for Our Customers

Our experts respond promptly to your specific inquiries about textile finishing processes such as pretreating, dyeing, printing, finishing, and coating. We attach importance to individual, customer and solution-oriented advice and providing qualified answers to your inquiries. Our laboratory service can simulate practical situations on a laboratory scale, and offer to you individual, customized solutions. Through close cooperation with our customers, we are able to develop new auxiliaries which are perfectly adapted to specific requirements and the real-life conditions in the field. By optimizing finishing and dyeing processes, we concentrate on improving the quality of our produces and offer safe and reproducible textile-chemical methods for your manufacturing processes. We aim to provide sustainable solutions for saving water, time, and energy.


Textilchemie Dr. Petry GmbH is an internationally active chemical company. Our service and development departments are located in Reutlingen. In addition, we run subsidiaries in Switzerland, Turkey and China. We produce textile auxiliaries like softners, hydophobic agents, defoamers and detergents. Furthermore we constantly develop new application-technological procedures.


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Sustainability, Environmental and Climate Protection

Promoting sustainability in textile industry is one of our main objectives. Human health, the protection of the environment and of the climate are also very high on our agenda. As a climate-neutral company, we are committed to climate protection and support carbon offset projects. Beyond that, we continuously develop modern, sustainable products and procedures. We are committed to the implementation of the most ecological processes in the textile finishing industry. In this way, we can contribute to environmental protection and support the conservation of precious natural resources.


Here you can find interesting news on current topics in the textile-chemical field, information about our latest products and innovative procedures. Through our newsletter or via the social media channels we can regularly inform you about our recent developments and research results.

Picture of two time/temperature diagrams, with and without PERLAVIN SRS/N used for soaping.

PERLAVIN SRS/N for the Aftersoaping of Reactive Dyeings at Low Temperatures

PERLAVIN SRS/N is an innovative soaping agent for aftersoaping reactive dyeings and prints. The product is very effective even in …
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World Environment Day on 5 June 2022: Our Approaches for More Eco-Friendly Textile Finishing

Eco-friendly, sustainable action in the textile industry is an important issue at Textilchemie Dr. Petry. World Environment Day (WED) was …
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Moisture Management, Clothing Physiology and Wearing Comfort of Clothing

For optimal comfort, clothing should support the physiological processes in the human body, and regulate heat and moisture. In the …
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Textile Auxiliaries and Process Recommendations for Wet Finishing of Lyocell Fibers

Lyocell (CLY) is a cellulosic fiber sourced from wood pulp. This is the reason why Lyocell is a sustainable alternative …
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Preparation with PERIJET and PERICOAT for Digital Pigment Printing

The quality of the printing preparation and pretreatment largely determines the printing results as well as the color fastnesses in …
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PERIPRET CT/RS liq.: Sizing Agent for Low Add-On Application

PERIPRET CT/RS liq. is a modern sizing agent for staple fiber yarns based on chitosan biopolymer. We developed the product …
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