Our History of 150 Years

Celebrating our “Sesquicentennial” Anniversary

  • 1866

    Beginning of spinning luxury yarns in Flums- Switzerland using only the finest raw materials such as Sea Island Cotton and Egyptian cotton.

  • 1875

    Specialised in production of fine yarns in order to satisfy the market of voile and embroidery fabrics

  • 1930

    Largest mill in Switzerland specialized in fine count yarns up to Nm 400.

  • 1995

    Guinness book of records, spun the worlds finnest cotton yarn: Nm500

  • 1997

    Introduced together with rieter machine the first compact sppinnig frame, therefore Spoerry was the first mill that coud offer compact cotton yarns.

  • 1998

    World's first production of yarns metal core-cotton for microvawe shilding Swiss Shild R(symbol)

  • 2001

    Introduced the world's finest elastic core-yarn,covered in cotton Nm 240.

  • 2003

    Maintains own Sea Island crop plantation in jamaica. Growing,classing,ginning is all done under the control of Spoerry which finances the oparation,responsible for the quality but also for the fair remuneration of farmers.

  • 2005

    Introduced combed intimate blends, based on fine cottons using the best natural,materials such as Cashmere white for white, Vicuna, Silk Omai A1, combed linen fine Merino or Baby Alpaca.

  • 2009

    Spoerry 1866 focuses on "niche" designs of yarns with new "boutique" spinnery in the picturesque Swiss village of Linthal and Sales & Design office continue in Flums.

  • 2015

    Introduces first collection of dyed yarns for knitting with stock service.