Yeti produces in Germany. The small factory is located in the Saxon Görlitz on the bank of the Neiße. At this place, first-class cloths have been woven and fulled for centuries, at last the “VEB Volltuch“ has coloured FDJ (organisation for teenagers in the GDR)-shirts and “Marmor jeans (stone washed jeans)“ here. Nowadays, eight Yeti employees produce about 10000 down sleeping bags per year, which rank among the best of the world.
Prior to delivery, the quality of the downs is checked regularly at laboratories and the textiles pass through external quality checks. However, the sense of longstanding employees such as Birgit, Sophia, Ramona and Ingrid is irreplaceable. Each down filling, each square metre of textile passes through their hands. They see, feel and smell if maturity, bulking power, mixing ratio, softness and odor comply with the demands on a Crystal Down. With their eyes closed they identify a LightyGram-tissue, with open ones errors in a AquaProPlus-cover. They do not pardon sloppiness, their judgment is merciless. For them, quality is not just a question of guidelines, but a also a question of honor.