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The 5 most beautiful places in our home region: Brixlegg, Austria

The 5 most beautiful places in our home region: Brixlegg, Austria

January 27, 2020

Made in Austria - We produce our high-quality fabrics in Brixlegg in Tyrol/Austria. Here are the 5 places that inspire us most!
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Boiled Wool Fabric

Boiled wool fabric: The production and benefits of our high-performance material

January 17, 2020

Wool is an impressive, natural material that has great properties from the ground up. Through the boiling process, these properties are further strengthened. But what is boiled wool and what are the advantages of it? Read on to find out.
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History of Giesswein slippers

The Story of the GIESSWEIN Slippers

January 13, 2020

The GIESSWEIN story began in 1954 in Grandma Elisabeth's living room. Read on to discover how the modern Merino Runners started as a simple Norwegian sweater.

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GIESSWEIN IN FORBES

GIESSWEIN IN FORBES

December 16, 2019

We are delighted to be recently featured in Forbes. The article focused on sustainability in fashion, looking at smart initiatives in footwear production. 
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No to mulesing

No to mulesing

December 09, 2019

Merino wool is soft; temperature-regulating; repels water and dirt particles. It’s safe to say that Merino wool is a real all-star. But unfortunately, there is also a dark side to Merino wool: mulesing.
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EVA soles

EVA soles

October 21, 2019

Click here to learn about EVA soles, how they are made and how we use them for shoe soles.
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GIESSWEIN's Story

GIESSWEIN's Story

September 03, 2019

In 1954, GIESSWEIN began producing knitted wool sweaters. Then, throughout the 60s and 70s, GIESSWEIN quickly rose to become Austria’s largest producer of knitted and wool felt apparel...
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Green Strategy

Green Strategy

September 03, 2019

Throughout the three generations of our company’s family owned and operated business, we’ve learned to combine our knowledge of wool craftsmanship with modern, green thinking about the environment and animal protection...
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