When the curtains rise for musicals or plays on Broadway it is quite often a bit of the Lower Rhine that swishes across the stages. This is because a number of the flame retardant textiles used originate from the looms of Hamminkelner SETEX-Unternehmensgruppe. The textile manufacturer located in the district of Wesel does not only appear on the cast list in New York, but also in Hollywood whenever the studios are searching for special textiles for their sets.