Our history

80 years with Sporda Nonwoven

Woven timeline

1939

Claes Andersson purchases a second-hand carder for manufacturing of wadding and starts the company Sporda Vadd HB.

1969

Start of production of synthetic wadding (polyester fibres).

1985

Claes son Våge Claesson buys out the company. And start of production in Lidhult.

1992

Libeltex Bvba buys Sporda Vadd AB.

1993

On 7 September a large fire starts, and major areas of the factory burn down.

1994

After the holiday the factory is finally ready after almost one year of standstill. There are investments in sprinklers to prevent repeat of such incidents.

1995

Operations in Lidhult are discontinued and all production is moved to Sporda. 1998 Change of the company’s name to Libeltex AB.

1998

Changes name to Libeltex AB.

2005

First deliveries of sound absorbers in polyester.

2008

Start of production of filter media G2-M6

2010

Investment in needle chair on line 2.

2014

New grinder for recycling fibre.

2015

New cross-lapper on line 2 and change of name to TWE Bredaryd AB.

2016

The company returns to locally managed companies when the management team buys out the company. Change of name to Sporda Nonwoven AB.

2018

Investment in a new oven on line 2.

2019

Reconstruction of line 1.