Company History

Where we come from

 1967established as Konrad Lay, factory for passamentaries products for local knitting garments and lingerie
 1973introduction of the first narrow weaving machines producing elastics for underwear, Konrad Lay changes its company name into Regine Elastic
 1975screenprint of labels and transfers
 1977printing machines for continuous printed elastics
 1980sleading european manufacturer for headbands (Björn Borg effect), first water purification device
 mid 1980sfirst trials with glassbead material to produce reflective material
 1990sconcentration on waterbased inks
 1993new factory building in Albstadt, collapse of european productions, productions move to Asia, worlds first to produce reflective prints and reflective elastics
 early 2000first steps to global production
 2004founding of IQtrim in Germany and China
 2005production of IQtrim China commences, same time modernization of german production
 2008change of name Regine Elastic to only Regine GmbH due to other emphasis in program, new machines at IQtrim China
 2013extension of Albstadt factory and offices
 2014Regine GmbH integrates IQtrim Ltd. Germany to form Regine IQtrim GmbH
Bluesign® screening
 2017bluesign® products