Innovating and investing in an ever changing textile market

We supply some of the best known luxury fashion, carpet and upholstery brands, dyeing yarns for weaving, knitting, sewing and food grade textile manufacturers all over the world.

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About Us

We dye cotton, wool and synthetic yarns for many UK, European and Worldwide customers using high quality dyes and chemicals sourced from leading suppliers. We comply with REACH regulations as well as meet Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) requirements through our service to a signatory brand.

Managing Director Anthony Green has a philosophy to set the highest standards in every aspect of responsibility that the business has. This is shown in our Business Management System ISO 9001:2015, certification as a National Living Wage Employer and care for the environment through our ZDHC commitment and support.


Ability to change


Seeking continuous improvements


Setting standards of excellence

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Laboratory & Sample Service

At Blackburn Yarn Dyers we understand the need to supply a fast and flexible sampling service to help our customers meet tight deadline dates. This is why we are known in the UK, amongst some of the biggest names in fashion and interiors, for our excellent service and support within the supply chain, for our speed, quality and flexibility in meeting demands.
Our Laboratory is equipped with:
• Data Color colour management system
• Multiple matching machinery with the capacity to run out over
50 shade matching's per day
• Fastness testing equipment

Sample Service:
We offer sample dyeing's at:

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Cone Services

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We can pre-wind your yarn onto a dye pack in preparation for the dyeing process. We have SSM precision winders that produce a high quality dye cone with the perfect density to allow an even flow through the dye pack during the dyeing cycle.

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We have two RF Systems driers. The driers have automated settings to ensure that no matter what the substrate is that is being dried is, it will be dried perfectly leaving the correct moisture in the yarn.

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Bleaching & Dyeing

We can dye various batch sizes between different ranges of weights in between 40 up to 600kg. We have multiple tanks to cater for the different weight ranges, which are all controlled by automated control systems.

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We have BE-MA-TEX winder that rewinds your yarn to a set density and length whilst applying a lubricant if required.

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Beam Services

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This is the process that takes yarn from a cone and put it onto a beam ready for bleaching or dyeing. We can creel up to 640 ends on to each individual dye beam. We have 2 West Point creels that we use for this process.

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Sized warps dramatically increases weaving efficiency. We can run up to 10240 ends together on to the weavers beam through the sizing process, thus allowing constant inspection throughout the entire warp beam.

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Bleach/Dye the yarn

We can bleach/dye up to four beams at a time at weights up to 100 kg per beam. We have full visual quality controls over the beams whilst dyeing.

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With our state of the art Staubli leasing machine, we can supply a quality beam that is ready for the loom. Our Beam service is perfect for longer length warps, minimising waste, process time and cost, whilst applying size, which increases weaving efficiency.

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We'd love to discuss your yarn processing needs.


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