Threads & Accessories

Threads & Accessories

Gunze’s Threads and Accessories Business

Made with uniform quality using advanced technologies, Gunze’s industrial-grade sewing threads are used for a wide range of clothing and industrial applications. These sewing threads are available in various types with many new functions. Gunze also provides sewing threads for automotive airbags, which require especially high standards of safety. Gunze commands the leading share of the industrial sewing thread market in Japan, and is aiming to expand its market share in China, Indonesia, and the rest of Asia.

Gunze's sewing thread Polina is specially processed to provide a soft and smooth handfeel, thus earning an unequalled reputation from customers as the “one and only” product of its kind. Gunze’s threads and accessories give users a “feeling of comfort” because of their reliability, durability, and safety.

Sewing Threads for Clothing

Gunze has developed a wide array of high value-added sewing threads with special functions through its proprietary processing technologies. Made from natural or synthetic fibers, these threads offer superior durability, adequate elasticity, resilience, and good color development, thus helping apparel makers improve production efficiency. A broad lineup of Gunze sewing threads meets a diversity of sewing needs.

Polina: Used for Underwear, Cut & Sew, and Trimmings for Sportswear
Woolly thread made of 100% polyester textured yarn
  • Provide soft seam
  • Superior to woolly nylon in resistance to heat and yellowing


Fine μ: Used for Fabrics, Shirts, Sportswear, Stitch Sewing
Soft filament thread made of high-multi fibers
  • Reduce seam puckering and provide soft and comfort seam
  • Reduce thread breakage and needle hole defect

Fine μ

Spun: Used for Multiple Materials and wide applications
High tenacity spun polyester thread
  • Easy to be used together with Polina and Fine μ by common color number
  • Excellent sewing quality (for flat seaming etc.)


Lin Lin: Used for foundation garment and stretch pants
Filament thread made of Nylon66
  • Suitable for zigzag sewing machine for bra, girdle and shorts
  • Suitable for stretchable materials due to excellent elongation

Lin Lin

Polina, Fine μ and Spun are available by common 400 color numbers.
(Lin Lin has 233 colors extracted from former products.)

Sewing Threads for Industrial Materials

Sewing Threads for Industrial Materials

Gunze’s sewing threads are also used for leather, heavy fabrics, tents, kite strings, and other special applications. Gunze uses various processing technologies to give its products advanced functional properties, including ultrahigh strength, low elongation, heat resistance, electrical insulation, and more, thus meeting a wide range of customer requirements.

Main Products
  • Kevlar
  • GPT
  • AD


Sewing Threads for Automotive Applications

Sewing Threads for Automotive Applications

Sewing threads for airbags, one of the most important automotive safety components, are subject to the most stringent safety requirements. Gunze’s threads for airbags offer excellent durability that exceeds automakers’ standards, thus earning customer trust and satisfaction.

Main Applications
  • Threads for airbags
  • Threads for seatbelts
  • Threads for steering covers


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