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A&R Textil History From the garage, out into the world

The family-run business has been specialised in the manufacturing of textile products for industrial businesses since 1993. Alexander Horn, who still is the company’s CEO today, founded A&R Textil while he was at university. Today, he runs the company with his wife Bettina Horn, employing more than 450 people.

The milestones of A&R Textil

  • 1993 – Founding of the company. Alexander Horn developed his first product in his parent’s basement in Krumbach by Lake Constance: a battery bag for the rehabilitation industry. Today, 25 years later, this article is still part of the company’s portfolio.
  • 1994 – The first production order is placed in China
  • 1996 – The production joint venture in Shanghai (China) is founded
  • 1998 – Move to the first business premises in Krumbach
  • 2008 – Move to the headquarters and the A&R Textil logistics centre in Neukirch
  • 2011 – Founding of the subsidiary in Ningbo (China)
  • 2011 – Opening of a new plant in Glogow (Poland)
  • 2014 – Opening of a new plant in Yatiyantota (Sri Lanka)
  • 2017 – The 400th employee was taken on
  • 2018 – Anniversary: 25 years of A&R Textil
  • In 2021, the headquarters in Neukirch were expanded to include a new building with office space and a logistics center
  • 2023 – Opening of a new location in Popovo (Bulgaria)
  • 2023 – In November we celebrate 30 years of A&R Textil
A&R Textil Geschichte
A&R Textil Geschichte
A&R Textil Geschichte

1 | 82023 - A&R celebrates 30th anniversary

2 | 82021 - Expansion of the A&R headquarters in Neukirch with a further building with office space and a logistics center

3 | 82018 - 25th anniversary of A&R - we celebrate on Lake Constance

4 | 8Party guests

5 | 82014 - A&R Textil in Sri Lanka was opened

6 | 82007 - Groundbreaking ceremony for the new company headquarters in Neukirch

7 | 8In the sewing room in the new building

8 | 8Production of Technical Textiles in Neukirch - made in Germany

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