Making people's lives better

An overview of all the CSR-related things we do. They show how a concerted focus on CSR benefit both the company and the communities in which we operate. We believe deeply in this potential of shared value for all our stakeholders, whether they are employees, suppliers, clients, governments, shareholders, partners, local communities, or society as a whole.
 

the perks of spinning our own yarn

The perks of buying at a company that produces its own yarns are: better quality, faster delivery, always exactly what you need with latest technology.

Ursuit handmade garments

Ursuit makes its drysuits for above the surface use and diving drysuits by hand. Quality and service come first.

Sustainable garments: design for

Six “Design For” guidelines as rules of thumb for designing and producing durable Sioen garments. Your guarantee for sustainability all the way.

Circle A, a new business model

The collaboration between customer, garment manufacturer, distributor and cleaning firm leads to a new business model of professional Protective Clothing.

BETA Innovation Award

We won the BETA Innovation Award several times. This is not a coincidence. We have a concerted focus on knowledge, innovation and creativity. This strategic vision on R&D and innovation, results in products that find their way in demanding markets.

Sustainable technical textiles aiming to reduce harm

Sustainable technical textiles aiming to reduce harm through the production process, extended lifespan and second- and end-of-life options.

Blue Rhino

The “Blue Rhino concept” of SIP Protection is the first 100% circular safety trousers for chainsaw users on the market.

ISO 9001:2015

Sioen is ISO 9001 certified, a QMS that demonstrates our ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer requirements.

European Commission of Standardisation - CEN TC162

We're a member of CEN TC162 acting as Belgian Expert, involved in WG5 for Chainsaw Protective Clothing, elaboration of the new EN ISO 11393 Standard.

European Commission of Standardisation - CEN TC189

We're a member of CEN TC 189 and Francesco Fontana is head of the Italian delegation and Delegate of CEN TC189 within the Circular Economy Target Group of SABE.

European Commission of Standardisation - ISO TC221

We're a member of ISO TC221 and Francesco Fontana is a member of the technical committee.

Asqual

Our technical textiles for geotextiles and firefighter clothing have Asqual certification. Asqual certifications are recognised in France.

FSSC 22000

The Food Safety Certification requirements provide a system to manage food safety risks and provide safe products for use by companies in the food industry.

Geotextiles with Francesco Fontana

Interview with Francesco Fontana of Manifattura Fontana about geosynthetics and his role as president in the IGS.