Ms. Verena Thies represents the 5th generation of the Thies Group, a traditional, family owned German textile machine manufacturer.
For the past 130 years, Thies has specialized in the development of discontinuous dyeing concepts. With the unrestricted claim to produce top quality textiles in a resource- saving manner, modern machine systems have been complemented by intelligent, digital solutions. Acting globally, Thies belongs to the first- class suppliers for sustainable, industrialized finishing equipment.
Thanks to a high degree of automation, product solutions were further developed that increase occupational safety and counteract the ubiquitous labor shortage.
Ms. Thies has been acting CEO her family company since 2008. She has been accompanying the work of the board of directors at VDMA since 2010, where she currently holds the position of deputy chairman. As a delegate of Cematex, she is committed to the world’s largest technology trade fair for textile machinery, the ITMA.