A brand, a promise: total customer satisfaction.

STOLL – a name that inspires and at the same time, stands for quality and flexibility in the world of knitting. The STOLL brand has achieved a legendary reputation equipped with many facets. For more than 145 years, the image of a consequently solution orientated manufacturer of flat knitting machines has been maintained and further developed. Today, for many customers, STOLL is the integrative link between the highly sophisticated technology in the area of developing and manufacturing flat knitting machines on the one hand and an innovative independent thinker and developer in the section of Fashion & Technology and Technical Textiles on the other hand.

STOLL, the flat knitting brand of the KARL MAYER GROUP

With the so-called closing, the merger of the two world market leaders, KARL MAYER and STOLL, was officially completed on 1st July 2020.

STOLL will continue its activities within the KARL MAYER GROUP as autonomous business unit. The brand will be carried on independently, and represents KARL MAYER‘s expertise in the field of flat knitting technology.

STOLL has been a reliable manufacturer of high-performance flat knitting machines since 1873. Offering intelligent software solutions for sampling and production planning, such as knitelligence®, today's models open up the possibilities of digitalization for customers. In addition, STOLL has made a name for itself as a constant and innovative source of inspiration for the textile and apparel industry in fashion and technical textiles.


That's what STOLL stands for/This is us?

The brand STOLL as a part of the KARL MAYER GROUP is a leader in flat-knitting machine technology. We offer innovative tools and services for the knitting of tomorrow. Founded over 150 years ago, we have now a strong reputation for providing highly sophisticated knitting solutions and as an independent thinker and developer in the section of Fashion & Technology and Techical Textiles.

On a total of 32.450 sqm we develop, engineer and produce most of our machines at our headquarters in Reutlingen, Germany.

The new customer center is intended to be an inspiring meeting place for partners in the textile value chain. Through exchange and joint projects, we want to drive relevant innovations related to flat knitting.

We are represented in various locations around the world

Our in-depth manufacturing process with strict quality controls during the whole of the finishing process underlines our total commitment to quality (certified according to ISO 9001:2000).

Unsere Position im Markt ist weltweit bekannt. Wir differenzieren uns durch umfangreiche Marktaktivitäten, Werbung mit einem unverwechselbaren Markenauftritt und durch unsere Präsenz auf allen wichtigen Maschinen- und Fashion-Messen.

STOLL Machines are flexible! They produce from knit articles on fully fashioned to complete articles (STOLL-knit and wear®). And more: A STOLL machine can knit (almost) anything. STOLL machines can e.g. economically be used for Fully Fashion ot knit and wear. With our machine portfolio, we set completely new standards and open up unsurpassed knitting dimensions.

STOLL software solutions offer innovative software tools for more transparency, efficiency and economical patterning and knitting processes.

Our Fahion Center, at our headquarters in Reutlingen  has some of the most innovative and influential knitting professionals in the entire industry. We are here to consult with you on design solutions, applied knitting technology, yarn characteristics & sourcing, finishing, and more!

STOLL Technical Textiles, to respond to the high demands of a diverse textile industry and to enable and further develop innovative functional and industrial applications.

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