Apart from our knowledge about the products, we have become experienced with the business processes, production methods/lines and machinery of our customers during the past decades. We try to be a reliable and flexible partner supplying from stock and who regards it as a challenge to find a solution for your specific challenges. This combination leads to synergy benefits that result in customized solutions, lower costs and even a reduction in the carbon footprint by using lighter and often more efficient materials.

Available configurations and options

Years of experience in various industries results in a wide range of industrial ropes and yarns, our strength lies in the continuity of excellent quality that results in optimum use in your processes. We deliver among others;

  • Industrial Sewing yarns 
  • Industrial Filler Yarns 
  • Yarns and Ropes for any industrial purpose
  • Customized solutions in the broadest sense of the word

Standards, certifications and regulations

  • Compliant with the branch or industry standards (declaration of suitability for contact with food)
  • ISO 22000:2005, ISO/TS 22002-4:2013 and additional FSSC 22000 requirements
  • Usage of Kosher products which are under the supervision of the Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Union.
  • Tested by accredited bodies such as TUV Süd, SGS, Bureau Veritas and others
  • Products are supplied by DIN-ISO 9001-2015 certified organisations


The history of Bijlsma Group originates from the Amsterdam based company “De Nederlandse Touwfabrieken” where our great-grandfather Mr. Douwe Bijlsma fulfilled the position of managing director. Meanwhile, we have a valuable network of global producers at our disposal. For many years, we had our products manufactured in ultra-modern production locations. These professionally managed enterprises are ISO-certified and furthermore have the most modern machine parks and laboratories at their disposal. As a result of that, top quality controlled by our QC-team is guaranteed.

With its knowledge and expertise, Bijlsma is the optimum hub between production and end users. Important aspects – quality control, logistics service and guarantee of a full service profider on both product and technical level at every moment of the day.

In practise

  • Reliable
  • Quality
  • Expertise
  • Worldwide