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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.

Auditors of DQS during the monitoring audit 2024 in Reutlingen

Audit 2024 for Quality and Environmental Management Successfully Passed

Textilchemie Dr. Petry is a quality and environment-oriented chemical company specialized in the production of textile auxiliaries for the finishing industry. For the 31rd time in a row, we have successfully passed the annual DIN-EN-ISO audit for quality and environmental management. This year’s monitoring audit took place on 19 February 2024 at our subsidiary in Sennwald, Switzerland, as well as on 20 and 21 February 2024 at the headquarters in Reutlingen, Germany.

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We meet you at Techtextil 2024!

Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, will take place in Frankfurt from 23 to 26 April 2024. As experts in the finishing of technical textiles, we will once again be presenting our latest developments and bestsellers and look forward to varied discussions with customers and interested parties.

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Textile chemistry meets art: PERIGEN CD as dyeing auxiliary for artists

Ebba Grahn discovered the levelling and penetrating agent PERIGEN CD during her master studies at the world-renowned Royal College of Art located in London. The Swedish artist uses the auxiliary in her art studio to achieve fast and reliable dyeing results on acrylic glass.

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ITMA 2023

Thank you for visiting our booth A101 in Hall 5 at ITMA 2023. Below you have the possibility to get our exhibition news.

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World Water Day 2023: Be the Change!

Water is a precious and valuable resource. World Water Day is taking place annually on 22 March. The first World Water Day was in 1993, and nowadays it is being convened by UN-Water which belongs to the United Nations. This year’s World Water Day 2023 is about “Accelerating Change”. Our specialists at Textilchemie Dr. Petry will advise you if you would also like to make a contribution to saving water in your textile mill.

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Textilchemie Dr. Petry takes over textile auxiliary division of Industrie-Chemie Stein

Textilchemie Dr. Petry GmbH from Reutlingen takes over service, consulting and distribution of the textile auxiliary division of Industrie-Chemie Stein GmbH (ICS) from Hechingen on January 1, 2023. Customers of ICS can rely on the consistent quality of the textile auxiliaries they are used to and first class service from the experienced application engineers at Dr. Petry.

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