US’ Newtex Industries acquires Gentex’s industrial textile division

August 09, 2023 - United States Of America

Newtex Industries, a leading manufacturer of high-performance textiles and fabricated textile systems for thermal management and fire protection, has announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of the industrial textile division of Gentex Corp. This acquisition includes the market leading Dual-Mirror and FlexIR brands of aluminised fabrics, marking a significant expansion of Newtex's existing product portfolio.

"The acquisition of Gentex's textile division, which includes the Dual-Mirror and FlexIR brands, highlights our commitment to the safety of fire fighters, industrial workers, equipment and facilities globally. The combination of our Z-Flex aluminised offerings with the Gentex brands will lead to a complete portfolio for any possible radiant heat shielding requirement,” Jerry Joliet, CEO of Newtex Industries, said.

This strategic acquisition strengthens Newtex's position as a global leader in high-temperature textiles for industrial and military applications, the company said in a press release.