Heritage and Innovation


Hand Sewing Needles

Hardware and Tools

Medical Division

Fishing Systems

telephone: +44(0)1527 830 940

facsimile: +44(0)1527 830 949

email: [email protected]

Welcome to Entaco Limited

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Entaco is a diverse company with a rich heritage steeped in the origins of the English needle making industry.

In conjuction with needle manufacture Entaco has a modern manufacturing medical clean room facility, monitored to ISO 14644 (class 7) and internationally recognised patented longline fishing systems.

An acronym of English Needle and Tackle Company, Entaco is a privately owned British company based in Redditch, near Birmingham in the United Kingdom. Following a management buyout in 1997, Entaco is led by Andrew Stringer, its Managing Director and principal shareholder.

Throughout its history Entaco has been recognised as being at the forefront in bringing innovation into the hand sewing needle, hardware, medical and fishing markets.

Over the years Entaco has grown and built a reputation as a respected and competent company whilst still offering and maintaining a personal service to our customers.

We have 4 main divisions within the company:

You can also shop online at our e-commerce site for John James needles and accessories at: