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History of Pervin/Perlan nonwovens:

Celkový pohled na závod 10 v Zábřehu

In 1977 the state enterprise Perla, as a part of the sixth five-year economic plan (a priority of which, amongst other things, was to provide health protection and support for workers and to supply the healthcare industry with modern tools and materials), was given the task of developing a single-use textile that could replace the standard cloth bed sheets; a material that would be cheap, hard-wearing, and, most of all, would be made from materials available in Council of Mutual Economic Assistance countries. The task was completed in two years, and at the end of 1980 a new production line was installed, top-of-the-range at that time, although, paradoxically, it came from the West – from the Federal Republic of Germany. Five months before the end of the sixth five-year plan, in January 1981, the year which saw the start of the Columbia space shuttle and the formation of the pop group Elán, a grand opening was organised at the plant in the presence of the Vice-chairman of the State Planning Committee. The first supplier of viscose was the USSR; the state enterprise Spolana Neratovice s.p. supplied the first preliminary staple, rayon. At first the nonwoven textile was known under the trading name of Perlan; it was made of 100% viscose and there were only 65 people working in the plant, a figure that is unbelievable today.



Pohled na firmu Vyroubal v Laškově

After the revolution in 1989, the capacity of the production line was insufficient to meet the gradual increase in demand for nonwoven textiles. In 1998, the technology underwent the first major modernization, and since that time nonwovens have been known under the combined name of Pervin/Perlan. The year 2003 saw the second stage of modernization, and the production plant is now one of the most modern in the industry. There are 30 people working in the plant and the productivity is three times what it was in 1981. The modernization process helped to improve the quality of the textiles and modern diagnostics have eliminated the human error factor, meaning that the quality of Pervin/Perlan is constant. It is still made exclusively of 100% viscose and up to now 125 million square meters have been produced, enough to cover the entire surface of the Czech Republic twice over. In 1993 the company VYROUBAL TEXTILES s.r.o. became our production and sales partner, and part of the production and distribution operations was eventually transferred to them.



Celkový pohled na výrobní závod v Budětsku

Despite the fact that Pervin/Perlan nonwoven textiles have had a primary use in healthcare, their applications expanded into other branches of the industry right from the start. Thanks to its outstanding filtration properties, Pervin/Perlan began to be used in agriculture for primary milk filtration, in the food industry to filter frying oils and other foods, in the engineering industry for filtering coolant emulsions and cutting fluids, in construction as a roof underlay, and it has found a great many other applications as well.






One of the first deals of 1981.