Since 1892 our company has focussed on the production of textile machine accessories. From a small reed-binding shop, our company developed and expanded steadily over four generations in our service range and experience.  The variety of products available should always expand our possibilities in individual service.

Our strength lies in our ability to fulfil the wishes of our customers in the field of accessories competently and reliably. Utmost care, cleanliness, professionalism, speed, order and best service is passed down over four generations as a tradition to our organisation with highest priority.


Our employees define the success of our company.

Walter vom Stein
Walter vom SteinManaging Director
Since 1982, the 4th generation of the family has steered the company’s fortunes as managing director. He is committed to continuously developing the idea of entrepreneurship within the company and thus to taking on more responsibility in the individual positions.

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Ayse Tomris
Ayse TomrisMember of the Management Board
Has been working for the company for 33 years now. Since 2018, she has been the managing director for sales division of the company.

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Leonhard vom Stein
Leonhard vom SteinBusiness Development Manager
Has been actively part of the organisation since May 2019 and coordinates the digital transformation and its processes in the company.

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Anand Raman Sulur
Anand Raman SulurTrainee Plastics Technology
Mr. Sulur starts as a trainee at steintex and is supporting various development and optimization projects in the department of plastics technology since October 2021.

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Sabine Fischer
Sabine FischerSales
Has been with the company since 2019 and provides support in sales. In addition, Ms. Fischer, as Quality Management Representative, manages, accompanies and checks the compliance with the quality of our processes.

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Tameem Fahad Almoammar
Tameem Fahad AlmoammarRegional Sales Engineer
Tameem Fahad Almoammar has been on board at steintex as regional sales engineer since May 2020. He is responsible for the management and development of customer relations and projects in the MENA region Middle East and North Africa.

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Sabina Hetze
Sabina HetzeHead of Accounting and Finances
Mrs. Hetze has been a member of the steintex team since 2020 and is responsible for accounting and finance.

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Sao Viegas Matias
Sao Viegas MatiasHead of production planning
Mrs. Viegas Matias is responsible for the preparation, planning and coordination of our injection moulding machinery and dispatch.

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Andreas Wegwert
Andreas WegwertProduction manager for CNC department
In our CNC department, Andreas Wegwert is responsible for setting up, operating the CNC machines and coordinating the department for the production of various special bobbins.

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Saied Attia
Saied AttiaProduction Manager, Plastic Injection Moulding
Mr. Attia is the technical production manager responsible for our injection moulding machinery.

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Mirel Pop
Mirel PopProduction Manager Healds
Mirel Pop is the specialist for the production of our healds which are successfully used in all areas of weaving technology.

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Günter Schuboth
Günter SchubothProduction Manager Alucolor
Günter Schuboth is production manager for Alucolor

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1892 / Founded by Walther G. vom Stein

The reed maker Walther vom Stein started his own business at the age of 23 in Wermelskirchen near Wuppertal.

Craft designation: Mechanical comb and weaving reed making.

Production of harnesses from wooden shafts (combs) including healds of cotton with maillon, as well as weaving reeds for the local ribbon weaving mills, silk ribbon and broadloom weaving mills.

Purchase of the first mechanical comb knitting machines from England for the production of cotton healds (predecessor of steel wire and flat steel healds).

1908 / Carl Wilhelm vom Stein

The eldest son Carl Wilhelm vom Stein becomes an apprentice in his parents’ business and thus weaving reed manufacturer.

Military service from 1914-1918.

Later he joins the company as a partner.

He worked in the textile reed making shop until the last day of his 84th year.

1948 / Günther vom Stein

After the war break, the company is rebuilt and restarted together with son Guenther vom Stein after his apprenticeship as a banker, and also military service and war captivity.

In addition to the production of weaving reeds, other business segments such as weaving harnesses made of aluminium, expansion of the trade with weaving utensils, spare parts and accessories for textile machines and production of bobbins made of wood, plastic and metals were included .

Foundation of a General Partnership (oHG)