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Technical Textile : “Where science meets innovation to save lives!”

We are proud to say that IFS INDUSTRIES is a family owned and operated company. DURAPRO, is an IFS brand, which was originally founded in 1892.

Today IFS is a successful, innovative, growing company, providing our customers the edge to be successful. We focus on costumers all over the world with offices in North America, Europe, and South Korea.

Technical Textiles: “Where science meets innovation to save lives!”

Technical textiles are becoming increasingly important in today's world due to their innovative properties and versatile applications in various industries. They are defined as textiles that have been engineered to perform specific functions that go beyond their traditional use of clothing and apparel. Technical textiles can be used in a range of sectors, including healthcare, construction, agriculture, automotive, and aerospace. These textiles are designed to meet the requirements of end-users and to provide solutions to complex challenges.

One of the key features of technical textiles is their ability to combine different materials to create innovative products with enhanced properties. For example, the combination of textile and polymer materials can result in materials that are lightweight, flexible, and durable. Technical textiles can also be designed to have specific properties such as high-temperature resistance, water repellency, and flame retardancy. These properties make them highly sought after in industries where performance and safety are critical factors.

IFS INDUSTRIES is leading with powerful and innovative adhesives based on modern raw materials for technical textiles. Adhesives play a crucial role in the production of technical textiles, as they are used to bond different materials together. IFS INDUSTRIES provides adhesives that are specifically designed for technical textiles, ensuring that the bonding process is reliable and energy-efficient. This means that the adhesives are optimized for processing, reducing the amount of waste material and energy used in production.

Engineered Garments for Fire Protection:

DURAPRO has specially developed flame-retardant adhesive solutions for breathable textile applications which are free of halogens, antimony and other heavy metals. These adhesives are designed to produce comfortable, flexible laminates which are tough enough to withstand extreme working conditions. Helping those that are on the forefront of saving lives !

Technical textiles are among the world's most innovative technologies, with a range of impressive functions in all segments. They are becoming increasingly important in various industries, and the demand for innovative materials is growing rapidly. IFS INDUSTRIES provides powerful and innovative adhesives based on modern raw materials that are optimized for processing and energy-efficient. Their adhesives are an ideal choice for sustainable production processes, making them an excellent partner for companies looking to incorporate technical textiles into their products and processes.

At IFS Industries, we are committed to design the perfect adhesive solution for our customers, no matter what the chemistry may be. Our highly experienced global teams are experts in a wide range of adhesive chemistries, from #EVA, #mPO, #APAO, and #SBC to #water-based and #PU adhesives.

We understand that each customer's needs are unique, and we work closely with our clients to design the best cost-in-use solution for their specific requirements. Whether you need an adhesive for automotive, construction, packaging, woodworking, or any other application, we have the expertise and knowledge to deliver a reliable and high-quality adhesive product.

If you're interested in learning more about our adhesive solutions, please visit our website at We would be happy to discuss your adhesive needs and design the perfect solution for your business. Get in touch with us today and see how we can help you achieve your goals.


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