Shahtex (Leicester) Limited

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Shahtex (Leicester) Limited

Shahtex is a U.K. based company with its head office in the heart of the midlands. We specialize 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 efficiency.

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 can match!

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 contacts us.

Address: krishna building  claymill road leicester le4 9jj  United Kingdom
Phone:  0044 1162 741647  Fax:   0044 1162 461922 Email: Website: Contact:   Dan Shah      

Fabric Classification Knit Fiber Classification: Blended
Fabric1:              Burlettes
Fabric2:              DoubleKnit
Fabric3:              Fleece
Fabric4:              Interlock
Fabric5:              Jacquard
Fabric6:              Ottoman
Fabric7:              Pointelle
Fabric8:              Rib
Fabric9:              Stretch
Fabric10:             Pique
Fabric11:             Yarn Dyed
Fabric12:             Greige
Fiber1:  cotton

Fiber2:   viscose

Fiber3:  polyester

Fiber4:   acyrlic yarn dyed stripes

Fiber5:   acyrlic/cotton blends

Fiber6:   melange effects



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