Company established by Thomas Poulsen, former mayor of the textile town, Ikast.
Generational change: Company taken over by Anny and Evald Klausen.
Company receives award from the Danish Textile Industry:
Export Pioneer of the year "Humlebien" (the bumble bee).
Product strategy changes gradually from fashion and leisure wear to leisure wear and functional garments.
Production of polyester fleece begins.
Subsidiary established - Kabooki A/S: Children's clothing collection based on licence agreement with LEGO Company.
Production outsourced to Latvia.
Kabooki A/S sold to Brandtex Holding - focus on core business.
Production of technical t-shirts and underwear begins.
Generational change: 2nd generation of Klausen family,
Jacob Klausen and Jesper Klausen.
Production of softshell jackets begins. Lamination department established including heat
pressing machinery, punch press and ultrasonic cutting.
Third Latvian production unit established.
Pattern making office established in Latvia.
Automatic cutter system implemented.
Substantial increase of flatseam capacity.
Latvia: Laser cutting machine implemented.
Vietnam: Cooperation with Vietnamese partner started.
Spectre becomes member of UN’s Global Compact
Latvia: Hotair bonding technology for innovative garment solutions implemented.
New flatlock seams developed.
Ground-breaking technology for new laminated details developed.
Vietnam: Joint venture company established.
Lamination department established including heat pressing machinery, punch press and ultrasonic cutting.
Laser cutting machine implemented.
Fully automatic cutter system implemented.
Latvia: Factory renovated and expanded with improved energy profile.
Vietnam: Introducing new technologies in the lamination department.
Large increase of flatlock capacity and expansion of lamination department.
Vietnam: Implementing LEAN system in the production.
Latvia: Social certification according to SA8000 standard.
Implementing LEAN system in the production.
New product segments: 3-layer hybrid jackets and outdoor softshell pants.
Latvia: Quality certification according to ISO9001:2008 standard.
Introducing high-frequency welding technology.
Vietnam: Social certification according to SA8000 standard.
Preparation of new strategy plan including 3-year growth plan.
Establishing second production unit in Vietnam.
CSR reporting implemented as an integral part of the annual report.
New product segment: quilted jackets.
Vietnam: Construction begin new production building to expand capacity.
Latvia: Environment certification according to ISO1400:2015 standard.
Vietnam: Opening of our new factory building.
Social certification according to SA8000 standard.
Quality certification according to ISO9001:2015 standard.
Environment certification according to ISO14001:2015 standard.
Launching new strategy plan: “Next-level strategy - Towards 2020-22”.