Global fabric manufacturer Camira is celebrating 200 years of creating transport textiles this year and, to mark the milestone anniversary, the company has a number of exciting launches, events and promotions set to take place over the next twelve months.
We spoke with Sarah Mallinson, Transport Designer at Camira, to find out what is coming up – as well as to discuss a few of Camira’s highlights from the past two centuries.
Q: Could you tell us a little about your 200-year anniversary? How will you be celebrating?
Sarah Mallinson: “We’re so proud of our heritage, and this year’s anniversary gives us the perfect opportunity to take a moment to pause and reflect on all that we’ve achieved in the last two centuries – from starting out as a worsted wool spinning mill in the North of England through to our current position as a global supplier with locations as far afield as Australia and North America, and expertise in an extensive range of manufacturing capabilities, it really has been an incredible journey in more ways than one.
We have a few different projects in the pipeline to mark the occasion – one of which is a brand-new capability that will be launching in just a few weeks, and which we can’t wait to debut, as it’s something new not just for us, but for the industry as whole. Alongside this, we’ll be celebrating with customers and colleagues at an event in our London showroom in the early summer – and this will be a great occasion to look back at some of our most famous fabrics and memorable moments, as well as catching up in person after so long spent apart.”
Railway-News magazine Issue 5, November 2021: Camira Fabrics - What Are the Current Trends in Rail Fabrics?
A pioneering project by Deutsche Bahn, the IdeasTrain (Ideenzug) features a bespoke wire woven fabric by global textile manufacturer Camira.
Aimee Larson, Senior Designer at Camira, explains everything you need to know about creating the perfect fabric for your railway.
Railway-News spoke with Camira, transport textile experts for over 200 Years, to get their perspective on the post-pandemic rail landscape.
Deutsche Bahn selected Oceanic - Camira's first recycled polyester to include plastic ocean waste - to upholster the site's chairs and sofas.
Camira answer questions from operators, manufacturers & users on effective ways to keep safe whilst moving forward in the ‘new normal’.
Clean and Green – Railway-News in Conversation with Camira Fabrics about COVID-19 and the Future
The company’s in-house design team understand the textile capabilities for rail interiors, the importance of design and aesthetic appeal...
Working with a number of partners to create the Ideas Train, Deutsche Bahn selected a range of Camira’s fabrics to feature throughout the train, from...
Use the form opposite to get in touch with Camira Fabrics directly to discuss any requirements you might have.