We work in a number of specialist textile application areas. Our main areas of activity being Aluminium extrusion, Food (Biscuit) Industry, Glass (tableware/hollow-ware) production, the Laminate Industry, Handling Industries (for slings and ropes), Rubber (belting) Industry, Military (aircraft arrester tapes) and Friction Material (industrial brake linings).
Celebrating over 40 years in the textiles business, we have a broad range of capability, expertise and technical knowledge at our fingertips of different industries, special application areas and fabric solutions. This experience, and the range of services and textile products that we continue to innovate, is unrivalled.
We are a multi-award winning business that aspires to provide a ‘best in industry’ approach. We have been the recipients of the Queen’s Award for Technological Achievement, and on two previous occasions, the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement. This reflects the fact that 85% of our output is now exported to over 120 different countries.
Our ability to problem-solve and provide bespoke textile solutions that overcome specific problems or application requirements, is a particular strength. We can produce unique fabric solutions with characteristics that perform in the exact way our clients expect.
Research and development is at the heart of our business and reinforces our commitment to improving, refining and developing our textile solutions. We aim to produce consistent, reliable and dependable fabrics that perform in different environments, under exacting circumstances, in line with our customers’ specifications.
We believe that progress in any industry is dependent on a business striving to be the best it can be. As an ISO 9001 certified business, we can prove that we consistently manufacture and test our full range of high performance textile products, confirming that they meet the high standards and performance characteristics required.
Over the years, we have acquired vast technical experience and specialist knowledge of yarns and weaving fabric design. With our many years of experience we can be sure of supplying all customers with innovative fabric solutions that keep on performing.
The undoubted success of Marathon is partly due to our willingness and ability to manufacture short production runs, as little as 50 metres in some cases.
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