Who we are and where we come from

Our company can already look back on almost 170 years of experience. It all began with the foundation of the company in 1849, still under the name of Fa. Schüssler & Co. At first we traded as wholesalers with various cotton fabrics for stages, theatres and large screens which were painted by hand. In the 80’s we concentrated on digital printing and in fact, developed a process for coating fabrics, making them digitally printable. Over the years, this spirit of innovation and quality awareness has resulted in many other processes and products such as be.tex® Samba®, which continues to set the benchmark in the industry today. Together with our sales partners, Berger Textiles sells more than 9 million square meters of textiles and accessories, in more than 55 countries.

Location of Berger Textiles Europe/Headquarter Berger Holding GmbH
Mies van der Rohe Business Park in Krefeld, Germany



Berger Textiles is a pioneer in the area of digital printing on coated fabrics up to 5 meter wide.

Technical KnowHow

Our professional product developer team with many years of experience and extensive expertise forms the foundation of our company.

Global Network

Berger Textiles Europe, -USA, -Asia and our sales partners guarantee uniform quality worldwide.

Full Service

We offer our customers an all-round service. Quality management, sales, technical support, logistics and and a wide range of textiles and accessories.

The Team

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Tradition meets modernity

In 2017 Berger Textiles followed the traces of the textile industry in Krefeld and moved to the Mies van der Rohe Business Park. An area with a pioneering spirit and history: the former production site for ties and silk textiles today, provides high-quality office areas with a raw, loft character and a ceiling height of up to 4 metres. This provides space for new ideas and visions. Next to product development, quality assurance, sales, technical support and marketing, trainings for our customers and employees take place. Come and visit us and let us inspire, advise, train and inspire you.

1846 -2018

Our History


The company Schüssler & Co. was founded in the Marktstrasse in Krefeld in this year. At first they traded with various fabrics as wholesalers.


After the Marktstrasse was bombed during the war, construction of a new, larger building in the Kuhleshütte 84 began in 1946.


Relocation to the Kuhleshütte 84. This was a suitable site for the steadily growing company.


Gustav Schüssler OHG (with Klaus Schüssler, 4th generation) took over his customer A. Berger & Co.KG. Both companies were still active in the market with different product ranges.


The business of Gustav Schüssler GmbH & Co KG was taken over by A. Berger GmbH.


After reinforcement in product development, sales, technology and marketing, the decision was made to expand the premises. The Mies van der Rohe Business Park is a worldwide unique building complex from the golden age of the textile industry on the Lower Rhine – Berger Textiles lets this tradition live on.


To improve our service level, we have invested in a modern high rack warehouse in Duisburg. Here we can offer shorter loading times and fast shipping, thanks to the larger logistics center and the convenient location at the Duisburg logistics hub.


Starting December 2021, Spandex has appointed Alessandro Lanfranconi to the position of CEO of Berger Textiles and Tectex, the group’s specialist providers of complete textiles solutions and services.
Alessandro Lanfranconi has headed Spandex Italy for seven years, prior to which he spent 16 years in senior sales, customer service and logistics management roles with professional construction brand Hilti. He holds a qualification in management engineering from the Politecnico di Milano and a Masters in Digital Transformation & Business Strategy.

United we are stronger. Our locations.

A. Berger GmbH

Weyerhofstraße 68/E49
47803 Krefeld, Germany

+49 2151 387 6700


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