J Knox manufacture camouflage
net, fish farming nets, arctic camouflage nets, and can provide mooring components such as anchors, chains,
ropes, buoys and shackles.
The finest raw materials are used in the production of Knox
knotless netting. Every net is fully-customised, designed for
application in fish farming, camouflage, sport or industry. This
is complemented by a highly-engineered net service plant for the
fish farming industry, ensuring each product delivers maximum
W & J Knox have been working with yarns and netting for over 230
years, offering the expertise to provide the product you need,
whether in aquaculture, defence, sports or industrial netting
applications or processing of carpet yarns.
manufacturing is complemented by their net maintenance unit and
workboat support service to the aquaculture industry.
Knox Fibres is a leading commission processor of BCF nylon and
polypropylene yarns for the carpet industry, working in
partnership with major UK and international blue-chip companies.
Knox has been making nets for fish farms throughout the
world since the industry's beginnings. Years of involvement
means that they offer sound technical knowledge and the
expertise to meet your requirements.
The finest raw materials available worldwide are used in the
production of Knox knotless nylon netting. All yarn used is
fully stabilised to minimise degradation by UV light. Before
being cut, all sheet netting is dyehouse set to eliminate any
possibility of future shrinkage.
Their quality management system complies with the requirements
of BS EN ISO 9001:2000.
Knox has been making camouflage nets since WW1. Their
technology has evolved from those early camouflage nets required
to fool only the human eye to systems which deceive the most
The art of camouflage lies in giving the target the same
brightness values, shades and infra-red reflective values as its
environment. It is as important to deceive the human eye as
Knox camouflage nets are manufactured to your specification for
deployment in specific terrains: woodland, desert or arctic.
Camouflage nets can be supplied in any size and are easily
joined together to cover large areas. Lightweight synthetic
materials are utilised in manufacture, ensuring ease of handling
The use of thermal sheets in conjunction with nets will extend
the protection into the far infra-red region of the spectrum.
The shape of the equipment being camouflaged can be distorted
using aluminium or glass reinforced plastic poles to break up
straight lines. These can be supplied in various sizes.
NOT ONLY FOR MILITARY USE
Flame retarded camouflage nets can be custom-made for nightclub use and
theatrical backdrops. Ask us for details.
Knox's specialist net maintenance unit takes care of your
net after purchase:
At Knox Fibres, as a major processor of yarn for contract
carpets, they foster a triangular working relationship between
yarn producer, processor and final customer. By being able to
offer honest and impartial advice and a dedicated sampling
service, they are well placed to allow the carpet manufacturer
to create the best finished products.
Their service package is recognised as truly unique in Europe.
Feeder Yarn Partners
Stocks are held of over 400 different feeder yarn colours, ranging from 650
- 5000 decitex. This, coupled with a proactive stock reporting system, means
that, for over 90% of yarn orders, the colours are on site or on order.
Our yarn partners:
Invista, Meryl Fibers, R Performance, Universal Yarns, Xentrys.
Knox Marine was established in June 2008 to offer a workboat
support service to customers both existing and new. We are also
able to quote for all mooring components, e.g. anchors, chains,
ropes, buoys and shackles.
The Marine division is headed up by Dave Hutchens, who brings a
wealth of knowledge to the business having worked his way
through the aquaculture industry over the last 30 years at site
management and operational management level.
The business has taken on the services of AG Salmon and Co Ltd,
Naval Architects, to design a new workboat. The 20m x 7.5m
vessel will be equipped with a large deck crane and winches to
enable it to perform a wide range of tasks.
In the meantime, check the availability of our charter vessels.
www.wj-knox.co.uk for more information about the products
and services available.