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Decorative Fabrics and Curtains

Schmitz-Werke GmbH + Co. KG,
Hansestraße 87,
D - 48282,

drapilux is a 100% subsidiary of the Schmitz-Werke with headquarters based in Emsdetten. drapilux has stood for innovative and superior quality decorative fabrics in the contract market and private property for almost four decades. A high degree of specialist expertise and stylish collections distinguish us as the leading supplier on the European market.


drapilux stands for the link between form and function. It is now 25 years since we set new standards with the development of a new generation of flame-retardant fabrics. In addition, our innovations – drapilux air, drapilux bioaktiv and drapilux akustik – have meant that we have succeeded in providing decorative fabrics, which improve the quality of lifestyles in a way unknown to date.

An unparalleled collection of samples means combinations of more than 1,500 stylish designs that are kept up-to-date by our drapilux sales force. This extensive and permanently up-to-date portfolio means your planning security is guaranteed and is the key to success.

Co-ordinate designs create an
atmosphere of luxurious
cosiness; drapilux satisfies IMO
standards and is also resistant
against salt water and the effects


We manufacture flame-retardant decorative fabrics, using the brand fibres of Trevira CS, for the entire commercial segment as well as for private property. We also provide intelligent fabrics: drapilux air, drapilux akustik and drapilux bioactive.


drapilux air is a combination of flame resistant Trevira CS fibre and air-recreating air technology. Pollutants and smells are neutralised by the catalytic effect. A room’s air can be continuously cleaned day and night.

Scientific studies have proven its outstanding efficiency, including the reduction of more poisonous materials. Formaldehyde is just as effectively diminished as tobacco smoke or animal smells.

drapilux air received the ‘innovation price textile and object’ award from the architecture magazines AIT, ABIT and Intelligent Architecture. It is suited for employment in all highly frequented or loaded areas.


drapilux bioactive decoration materials prevent the exponential growth of the most frequent infection exciters in the Krankenhhaus (Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus Aureus). Hygiene-wise, the antimicrobial effect sets new yardsticks. The magazine eurodecor praised drapilux bioactive as “the best innovation of the year 2004.”

drapilux bioactive was also awarded the ‘the innovation prize for architecture and health’ on the occasion of the 2005 Altenpflege+Propflege fair. This prize addresses itself to designers and manufacturers of innovative products, which underlines the meaning of architectural quality within the areas of social health and living. The areas of application for drapilux bioactive include medical mechanisms and medical practices.

drapilux is a European market leader in the manufacture of fabrics for the contract market. drapilux has been a subsidiary of Schmitz-Werke since 1998; it was previously an independent trademark division within Schmitz-Werke.

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Schmitz-Werke GmbH + Co. KG
Hansestraße 87
D - 48282

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