The flax plant - source for line and flax tow yarns
Lambacher Hitiag Leinen AG decided to shut the operation down in January 2005. We regret this decision. Nevertheless we leave these pages as they contain a lot of highly valuable information.
The new partner of Swicofil is SwissFlax - for more details please click here
Two features make flax a particularly environmentally friendly plant: its cultivation protects the environments and produces no waste. The best areas for growing flax as a textile plant are in Western Europe.
Flax with the botanical name of Linum Usitatissimum is a dicotyledonous plant from the Linacea family.
Additional information on flax line and flax tow may be found here
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