- High performing carrier fabrics for transdermal therapeutic systems
- Elastic textiles for medicine
- Finishing of bandages and fabrics
- Research & development of smart medical textiles
KOB operates worldwide with its two business segments Medical and BRAWO SYSTEMS. The company is a leading international B2B supplier of elastic special textiles for medical and pharmaceutical companies. The Pipe Solutions business unit supplies professional users in the construction and real estate industries with the BRAWOLINER® and Spray-Liner® brands.
The company employs 1,240 people at six locations worldwide in development, sales, production and assembly. Textile production takes place at the sites in Wolfstein, Germany, and Coimbatore, India. The company has its headquarters in Wolfstein and is part of the HARTMANN GROUP in Heidenheim.
In its core medical business, KOB has been a development partner and manufacturer of elastic medical bandages and fabricfor the leading brand suppliers worldwide for over 115 years. KOB products are used as bandages for support, fixation and compression as well as carrier materials and plasters. They are used in sports medicine & orthopaedics, phlebology & lymphology and wound care. The textile elastic carrier fabrics are used as active ingredient plasters for pharmaceutical applications.
Today, KOB also develops special textiles that can be combined with electronic components or supplement them with innovative yarns to create textiles that will change tomorrow's medical care. The company set up its own team of experts for this purpose at an early stage, developed the first customer-specific smart solutions and is involved in international research projects.