Who are Panaz?
Formed in Burnley, Lancashire in 1985, Panaz are global suppliers of high-quality decorative fabrics and wallcoverings for the hospitality, healthcare and corporate sectors. For over 30 years, Panaz has focused on stunning fabric design excellence through technical innovation enabling a large range of exclusive and durable, fire retardant fabrics. With an extensive portfolio, their fabrics are seen in the most iconic interiors around the world within guest rooms in hotels, aboard ships, lobbies, theatres, health care settings, casinos and restaurants. Constant attention to manufacturing detail has allowed them to win innovation awards for their flame-retardant fabrics in the UK and worldwide.
Specialising in antimicrobial fabrics
Panaz specialise in creating antimicrobial fabrics that are resilient and high performance to be used in many different settings. This enables promotion of well-being and aiding recovery within health care environments, creating safe, clean fabrics that do not help spread the growth of bacteria and that can easily be cleaned. These durable fabrics can be used also for workspace seating, breakout/lounge areas and receptions within offices and hotels.
Printing techniques that involve no chemical processes
Panaz has given a substantial amount of consideration to sustainability and the environment. They use printing methods which are harsh chemical free which ensures that no pollutants are transferred into rivers. No solvents are used during the printing process and all inks used are water soluble and, as a company, are focussed on controlling their waste management and maintaining a clean production environment. Their in-house production and quality control methods are measured by outside assessors. With some products not manufactured on site, their production development team maintain a close relationship with suppliers ensuring that their methods meet high standards. Packaging materials, cardboard cores and transfer paper used in the manufacturing processes are all from sustainable forests and the cardboard cores are re-used repeatedly.