R&D: Your key to better results in medical garments and textile solutions


Developing new products can be a tremendous challenge. How your company optimise assortment and solutions plays a huge role in staying competitive. Product development can be a time consuming, resource demanding and costly discipline — especially if your organisation does not have access to specialist knowledge.

But the road to successful product development does not have to be complex and full of trial and error. With Tytex you will discover an expertly lead product development process that will ultimately contribute to boosting your business, growing your sales and even reducing costs. Let us help you develop and manufacture your next medical textile solution.

Your benefits when partnering with Tytex

  • Shorter time to market, through faster development and prototyping
  • Development process expertise
  • Many years of know-how and highly experienced people
  • Access to advanced textile program of materials and basic designs
  • Support and advice in the entire development process
  • Possibility for freeing up internal resources, by outsourcing your R&D — without giving up control — to Tytex 

The really unique features of our garments

four way stretch; 4-way stretch; medical


The textile will adapt to the body shape at all times ensuring that the product will provide the necessary compression needed for recovery, as well as the best possible comfort at all times during prolonged wear.

Targeted compression
and support

Targeted compression and support means that our partners' products are designed to provide the necessary compression and support exactly where needed. By controlling compression on the scar tissue, the healing process advances faster and patient comfort is heightened. The compression zones are specially designed into each product based on indication.


For optimum healing, the surgery site needs rest. That is why products from Tytex and our partners are designed to guarantee no seams in the wound or scar area and at any other critical sites of the applied area. This provides maximum skin friendliness and prevents pressure marks, as well as irritation of skin and tissue.


When it comes to medical textiles and post-op garments, no size fits all. That is why we base all sizes on three parametres; statistical body knowledge, comfort stretch measurements and extensive knowledge and experience with the combination of knitting methods in different materials. The combination of these 3 parameters ensures perfect fit at all times.

We manage the processes

We want you to get the full advantage of our complete R&D setup. And when you partner with Tytex, every step from idea to implementation is closely followed and documented through our development process. By taking you through this process, we help you get the product right the first time and within agreed time, saving you time and resources. Through our project management we ensure ongoing overview and control of the processes.


Fast speed to market

Our set-up allows us to fast-pace development, of prototypes of any type of medical garment. All products are tested at Tytex’s own facilities or at independent external laboratories. We have engineering capabilities and R&D facilities close to production to ensure efficient transfer from R&D to manufacturing. This results in a strategic advantage with shorter time-to-market.


Brand know-how

Our R&D department is highly experienced in both Tytex brand and private label healthcare garment development and manufacturing. Having our own brands is an advantage to you as well; we know all the routines and challenges that can arise in product development. This means we can help you plan more efficiently, and we know the value chain of a branded product by heart.

Learn more about our tried and tested stage gate model 


We create medical garments tailored to your company's reality


At Tytex we help medical garment companies succeed in realizing their potential. We are experts in creating garment and textile solutions which solve your needs. In order to solve our partners business cases we leverage our extensive know how regarding garment and textile manufacturing and we serve both some of the largest brands in the world as well as small operations. We also assist our partners with support activities in order for them to be able to focus on their core competences.


supply chain management


procurement; textile


textile; design;


user insight; statistics; garment; textile


manufacturing; large-scale; textiles; garments; medical


regulatory; compliance; mdr; fda; sfda; knowledge; expertise


after sales; go to market support; customised by tytex


process optimization; optimisation; stage gate; textiles; garments


Patient pathways - continuously optimising design for specific garments


In-depth knowledge about user experience, about each specific surgical procedure as well as the post-surgical recovery period is key when designing and manufacturing high performance medical garments and textiles. Our way of approaching this area is a sophisticated set of so-called patient pathways developed by Tytex.


Understanding the user

These pathways make us able to understand the users reality, the surgical approaches of the surgeons as well as all the various stages of the recovery phase, making it more evident what kind of requirements and needs a surgeon and a patient may have for a post surgical garment and textile. These pathways makes it possible for us to ensure that we always manufacture our garments from a user experience as well as a clinical perspective, furthermore enabling us to develop very accurately according to indication for use.

Continuous optimisation

We continuously refine and extend these pathways in order for them to optimally reflect reality from the clinical perspective. The pathways are designed to gauge all the stages that a patient undergoes during recovery be it after having undergone cancer treatment and surgery or post cosmetic breast surgery.


Do you wish to learn more about the way we work and find out if we are the right match for you and your company, please contact one of our Key Account Managers for further information. 

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Main technologies and parameters applied

When we customise and craft medical garments and textiles for our partners we broadly make use of six main variables.
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Understanding the customers reality and basing decisions and advice on the customer as well as in-depth professional knowledge


At Tytex we pride ourselves in our ability to asking the right questions to the customer and basing our advice and solutions on two things - customer input and professional knowledge. 

Our customers usually have very clear ideas about the product they want to bring to market. They know they want a certain garment or textile for a particular clinical indication in a particular colour at a specific price point. My job is to translate these certainties into a space of opportunities. But our customers also appreciate being challenged. If we do X we can also achieve Y. We listen, we challenge and we come up with solutions and then we manufacture the solutions. 






Long term relationships formed by high professionalism and genuine problem solving

care; medical; tytex


The needs of our stakeholders – our customers, our users, our employees, society and the environment – guides us in everything do.

trust; medical; customised by tytex


We seek to be a reliable partner in all our dealings and to earn the confidence of our customers and users.

innovation; garments; medical


We strive to be at the forefront of our field by listening to the needs of our partners and users, by constantly improving our products and processes, and by attracting and retaining highly skilled and motivated employees.

excellence; healthcare; textiles


We insist on developing superior products of the highest quality and to exercise best practice in all we do.

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