Appletex International Ltd

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Welcome to Appletex International Ltd (formerley Alan Appleton Limited), stockinette manufacturers and stockinette suppliers for food packaging, car polishing & the upholstery trade.

We manufacture a wide range of quality stockinette and stockinette products to meet the demands of a wide range of customers for a variety of end uses. Producing stockinette in a variety of materials, weights, textures, colours and qualities. From coarse cotton stockinette to lightweight soft absorbent stockinette, all the various qualities can be manufactured in rolls or cut lengths and can be packaged as per customers requirements.

As we carry stock of standard lines of stockinette we can usually provide our customers with next day delivery. Or if you have a particular requirement we can manufacture the stockinette product to your exacting specifications ensuring you get exactly what you need at very competitive prices.


If you would like more information about our stockinette products or would like to place an order please
CALL US NOW ON 0161 883 2288 or email


Stockinette for
The Food Trade

We supply many different types of stockinette to customers within the food industry, from butchers through to wholesale meat suppliers, abattoirs and food processors, including Kebab manufacturers.

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Stockinette for
The Car Trade

We manufacture high quality stockinette for industrial uses and the car trade in general. We produce several qualities, from coarse cotton stockinette to light weight soft absorbent cotton for polishing cars.

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Stockinette for
The Upholstery Trade

We manufacture and supply stockinette to the foam trade for use with cushions and foam mattresses. It is necessary to cover the foam with stockinette to prevent the foam plucking the outer cover and causing damage.

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Stockinette machine for the
Upholstery Trade

We also manufacture stockinette machines for covering cushions and mattresses. These machines save you time and money and assist in the application of the stockinette covering.

We have been manufacturing these machines since 1980 and they have proved to be very popular in the manufacture of cushions and beds.

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