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About Fi-Tech

Your Complete Source for Industrial Machinery & Spare Parts

We represent primarily European-based, Nonwoven, Synthetic Fiber, and Perforating machinery and equipment manufacturers. We also serve the NAFTA countries and maintain a spare parts inventory for many of the companies we represent.






Fi-Tech is “your global connection” to the leading manufacturers of complete machines or technical components used in the production of Polymer, Synthetic Fibers, Nonwovens, Textiles, Converting, Perforated Products or in Tobacco Processing.

Founded in 1972 by C.L. Bassett, Fi-Tech has grown into the leading manufacturers rep and distribution firm. One call to Fi-Tech connects you to the most technologically advanced suppliers serving the Polymer, Synthetic Fibers, Nonwovens, Textile, Converting, Perforating, and Tobacco Industries. Fi-Tech is constantly searching the market for the best suppliers with the best solutions to give our customers the competitive advantages they need to be successful today and into the future.

For more than 43 years, we've worked to develop strong relationships with our European and American principals. Our principals rely on us to provide the accurate, highly detailed information they need to design your new production plant, integrate a new piece of machinery into your current line, or to supply the technical components to keep your machines running efficiently. Fi-Tech is with you every step of the way from technical specification, to order placement, to delivery and after startup. Our Fi-Tech Team is dedicated to success at every step in the process.

Fi-Tech is your assurance that your order will be handled efficiently, accurately and on-time.

When you place an order with Fi-Tech, you can be assured that we will handle all of the details. Our staff is not only multi-lingual, it's knowledgeable in all currencies and has years of international banking experience. And, with our enhanced computer and communications systems, we can answer any questions you may have on the status of your order or inventory availability almost instantly.

In addition, to manage our supply chain, we clear all shipments through the US Customs process with our ABI system - expediting orders by minimizing customs clearance delays.

Fi-Tech is your long term partner covering the USA, Canada and Mexico.

In February 2012, we celebrated our 40th Anniversary as manufacturers' reps and distributor. Looking back, we've come a long way since then. When Lee Bassett founded Fi-Tech, he represented three manufacturers of specialized components for the Synthetic Fibers Industry. We've grown and diversified throughout the years and now, as one of the oldest and largest rep firms in the industry, we represent the most technologically advanced manufacturers in the Polymer, Synthetic Fibers, Nonwovens, Textile, Converting, Perforating, and Tobacco Industries. We are dedicated to being there for you year after year.

In 1995, following the establishment of the NAFTA Free Trade Zone, we opened our satellite office in Mexico. This office continues to grow to serve the expanding market in Mexico and Latin America. Today, Fi-Tech de Mexico operates from a 7500 square foot office/warehouse in San Luis Potosi, Mexico allow us to import directly from our European and US suppliers and to keep valuable stock on hand for just in time deliveries in the region.

In 2016, Fi-Tech moved into our new world headquarters in Richmond, VA. This 17,000 square foot facility doubled the useable space we previously had to serve our principals and our customers. We are investing in our future to remain your trusted partner.