Founded in 1878 as a family business in Greiz, Thüringen, a traditional area for the textile industry, the company specialized from the beginning in development and production of machines for the Jacquard weaving industry. Four generations of Grosse family owned and drove the Company for more than One Century.

In more recent years, the Company became part of the Swedish Eltex Group and later on was acquired by Hisun Group, a leading Chinese corporate conglomerate with more than 2500 employees.


Gitec, Grosse Internationale TechnologieGmbH located in Neu-Ulm, Germany, is the European technological heart of the Company, involving all R&D activities, International Sales and Marketing, International Service and Production for high grade Jacquard machinery. The technology center includes well-equipped show and test rooms, where training is offered to customers, sales and service technicians.

Located in the quickly growing area of Zhoushan Island, in Zhejiang province, close to Ningbo port and Shanghai, Grosse Machinery Co. Ltd. extends over more than 40.000 sqm, 18.000 of which are covered.

The unit includes modern Production facilities with up-to-date quality inspection tools, prepared for high quality outputs. The surrounding area, one of the most dynamic in whole China, offers a wide pool of selected suppliers.