News 2020

FSC Chain of Custody certification for Metaltex Germany


Metaltex Deutschland GmbH joins the FSC commitment: products made of wood have to be originated from environmentally, socially and economically responsible sources. Purpose of this certification is to verify that FSC-certified material is correctly identified and separated from non-certified and non-controlled material. All the way from the forest to the …

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The alpine skiing team of the Georg Wimmer School shines again!


The alpine skiing team of the Georg-Wimmer-Schule Lahr currently consists of five athletes with a mental disability and three supervisors. Usually the team trains once a year for a week in the Black Forest and then takes part in a competition of the Special Olympics in Baden-Württemberg, Germany or Liechtenstein. …

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Member of staff Metaltex on the podium of Stick-Fighting in Italy


Last February in Bologna, our colleague from Montegiorgio (Province of Fermo – Italy) Paolo La Manna, won the second rank in the national championship of stick-fighting organized by the CSEN federation. A discipline that turns out to be the national martial art of the Philippines, commonly called “Arnis” or “Kali …

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A strong storm takes by surprise Metaltex’s facilities in Mexico.


Last Friday, May 8, strong winds that reached up to 220 km/h in the northwestern area of the state of Nuevo León wreaked havoc in several municipalities, including Apodaca, the town hall of our subsidiary Metaltex in Mexico. In addition, several people witnessed the passing of an unusual tornado that …

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Ambiente the leading international housewares trade fair


  “Ambiente is the leading international trade fair and the world’s number one in products associated with dining, cooking, household items, furnishings and ornaments, interior design, gifts, jewellery and fashion accessories. It is “The Show” for the entire industry.” With these words the organizers of the event have concluded the …

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Special Olympics Liechtenstein


German athletes from Lahr at the Special Olympics Liechtenstein, sponsored by METALTEX. From Wednesday, February 12th until Sunday, February 16 the Alpine Ski Team of the Georg Wimmer School took part in the Special Olympics in Liechtenstein with five athletes and three supervisors. The best weather and snow conditions were …

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This 2020 Metaltex celebrates its
75th Anniversary


On February 1st, 1945 in Switzerland Egidio Morandi together with two friends founded Metaltex, opening its first location in via Vincenzo Vela in Mendrisio. The company’s mission was to manufacture iron wire articles. The name METALTEX derives from the fusion of the words metal and textile. In fact, at the …

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