Bache is an operating family runned textile production organization passed from generations to generations. It was first founded in 1927 by Otto Bache in Apolda/Thüringen, the former well known german knitting factory.




His son Rudolf took over the organization in 1958/1959 during the DDR period. The knitting organization was then changed into a cooperation.


Grandson Dieter joined the family business as the managing director and transformed it into a widely known production and manufaturing organization in germany and the entire europe. In 1975 he moved the entire factory at its current operating place and city Rheinberg, Germany. He then introduced the commonly known women clothing label "Strick Bache" which was famous in Rheinberg and beyond.



Imagefilm of 1992:


Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Bache took over the knitting- mill in 2005 and transformed the individual company into a GmbH. It is managed under the name "Bache Innovative".


In 2006 the production techniques for "total seamless-products" was established.

Meanwhile, the operating capacity of the machines comprises of 19 computerized flat knitting machines.


The production department is currently being expanded in the technical knitted textiles sector. Opening at the new building in may 2015.




We are a fully equiped and intergrated flat knitting operating organization offering the following services.




We ensure that our customers designs are produced according to their desire, therefore Stoll; M1 plus and Shima Seiki; Apex 3 programming systems are used.



The devices used to produce our products, are computerized flat knitting machines from Stoll/Reutlingen and Shima Seiki/ Japan. The range of our machine gauges is between E1,5 to E15



Industrial laundry services,ironing and pressing area with steam tables are included.

Espicially for cashmere products.



This is the finishing area where the products are controlled before shipping them to our clients.

The clothing machinery popularly applied at our sewing department are,looping machines for E8 and E16 linking machines)



We also offer delivery services for you in pleasure, including enterprise resource planning and customs clearance.



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Here are some impressions of our work ...


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