Shahtex (Leicester) Limited
Shahtex is a U.K. based company with its head office in the heart of the
We specialise in leisurewear and course gauge fabrics for the supply to the
garment manufacturing industry in U.K and Europe. Our plant consists of
over 35 state of the art circular knitting machines with highly skilled
operatives backed by a team of very experience technicians. At Shahtex we’ve
over 20yrs exp supplying knits and jersey fabrics to major high street store
groups in U.K and Europe. Our continuous investment in design, machinery and our
uncompromising quality standards has earned us an enviable reputation for
reliability and service at competitive prices.
For cotton-based materials, our own mill in India only manufacturers the highest
quality combed cotton fabrics with Lycra yarns ensuring that durable quality is
matched by highly competitive production costs. In the U.K we have invested over
£2million in modern machinery to offer you exceptional product diversity in
fabrics which caters for the ladies, men’s, and children’s apparels. Machines
from as course as 7 gauge to as fine as 28guage
In both single and double jersey knits. from plain fabrics to intricate designs
in jacquard and many other fancy effects, using polyester, nylons,acylic
viscose and cotton and many other various blends. All produced using computer
monitored systems to ensure consistent quality.
We can even produce a knitwear effect continuous fabric using our 7 and 9 gauge
circular knitting machines, or if its fashion prints you’re looking for we’ll
work with our local printers to produce the right blend of eye catching detail
and colour. With flocking, glitter, lurex or other enhancements.
All fabrics are dyed in the U.K to exacting European standards. Our expert techn
will lab dip and precisely match your sample shades – including difficult
khakis, brown, reds etc.we’ll provide you with test reports to any store
standard to make sure that you’re entirely satisfied that you have a perfect
match before production starts, and during production, we’ll systematically
carry out regular inspections to ensure colour continuity from batch to batch.
We’ll also fully code the dye blend for future reference. You’re assurance that
even long runs of 100,000 meters and any repeat orders will be manufactured
within shade tolerances throughout.
Service is another key ingredient in the relationship with our customers. Orders
may be small or large and in either case the response will be one of speed and
As well as being able to match your own design sample we invest continually in
new designs. We offer you over 5,000 existing lines, all with full specification
documentation and sample swatches. An incredible choice that few other suppliers
Shahtex supply both “greige state fabrics to merchants and converters who
further process the fabric to there own colour and print. We also supply the
garment maker’s fabric to there specification by the metre. Our versatile
knitting machines offer the ultimate in design flexibility, capable of high
production runs. Shahtex U.K plant has a production capability of 55 tonnes a
week and our Indian plant has 35tonnes a week Our vast plant is also able to
accommodate simultaneous specialist fabric, small runs and rapid design changes.
Shahtex has a vast range, constructions include:
*Micro fibres * Ottoman * Slinky plain & jacquards viscose crepes* Ribs*
Interlock* Ponti Roma
These are just some of the range for full appreciation of our products pls
Address: krishna building claymill road leicester le4 9jj United
Phone: 0044 1162 741647 Fax: 0044 1162 461922 Email:
www.shahtex.com Contact: Dan Shah
Fabric11: Yarn Dyed
Fiber4: acyrlic yarn dyed stripes
Fiber5: acyrlic/cotton blends
Fiber6: melange effects
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