Company founder Gustaf Werner was born in Bollebygd in 1859. He was studying abroad and working as an Intern in his eldest brother's textile business firm. Werner & Carlström was founded April 1, 1885. Werner & Carlström is the origin of Marks & Kattens.
Right from the start marketed Gustav Werner its yarns under the brand name cat,company logo was the little kitten "harmonious playing with a ball of yarn while the mother was knitting for family needs."
Through the acquisition of the firm August Johansson Mark & Co. in the late 1800s ,the tradename Marks related to Sjuhäradsbygdens textile traditions.
The brand Marks & Kattens was born.Today, 130 years later we are still working with the same basic concept as Gustav Werner and his associates had in mind, Yarn Pattern Ideas.
The text "A quality yarn from Marks & Kattens " stands to this day on our banners and we really mean it.Our buyers regularly visit the factories to ensure that production is done with the greatest care. When we make our selection, quality is always top of the agenda.
Today, design is a key component to sell handicrafts. Our designers do both embroidery designs and designs for knitted / crocheted.When working with a design from Marks & Kattens one should recognize themselves and feel secure that the design is both timely and accurate.
The power to create has existed at all times. It is our task to drive the market for needlework forward. We do this by developing new and exciting products for needlework.Sometimes it is more correct to stick to well-known techniques, our production of custom embroidery kits is still carried with us in Mölndal withalmost the same technique as in the late 1800s. The feeling of working with quality one can never replace ...