Dr. Karl Wetekam and Co. KG is a family owned company with manufacturing operations in Germany and subsidiary in North America, supplying high quality, progressive monofilaments into the Global market.
The story began in 1964, when Dr. Karl Wetekam extruded the first monofilament yarn. Since that day, monofilament fibres using many different polymer types have been designed and produced at Wetekam, with products supplied into many diverse markets throughout the world.
Markets where Wetekam monofilaments are used in addition to the artificial turf market include; automotive, medical, textiles, sports, filtration and bailing.
Today we have a truly global reach, supplying high quality monofilaments into all continents. We are a progressive and dynamic company that provides certainty in an uncertain world.
Dr. Karl Wetekam & Co. KG, located in Melsungen, Germany
Wetekam Monofilaments USA LP, located in Dandridge, TN, USA
As a family owned company with over 50 years’ experience, we combine a healthy mix of old fashioned values with modern and dynamic thinking.
Our values are a commitment that runs through our business actions on a daily basis, and sets us up to enjoy the next 50 years of success in the global market.
Our passion for quality is engrained throughout the business. We are continually working to drive forward our products and the service we provide, so to create the highest performing products available for our partners and in turn the end users.
At Wetekam, we have a culture of honesty and transparency. Both with the way we cooperate with our suppliers and customers, as well as the way we work internally. This culture enables us to create long term, open relationships with all key stakeholders, built on trust, loyalty and so enabling true progression.
At Wetekam we do not speak about customers, we speak about partners. As a family owned business, we focus on working with partners we can build long term loyal partnerships with, that bring mutual benefits and success. Our focus on providing true flexibility gives our partners competitive advantages in the competitive global market.