In the textile industry, ultrafast lasers are used in the micro-machining and drilling of spinnerets which are used to in the production of biocomponent fibres that are used in many textile items around the world. The kW-flexiburst laser system provides flexibility and precision drilling of bore holes which allows for the innovative production of new fibres and textiles for specialist applications. kW-flexiburst consortium partner GFH is already active in this market.