how nylon stockings are made in UK working conditions - without boiling-up live silk worms

There's been some discussion on the forum about where to buy products made in good working conditions in the UK.

I don't buy or sell nylon stockings (you might want to comment if you know anything about the market) but came across this rather wonderful explanation. The company is advertised as a business for sale but it might suit ethical fashionistas as a flexible supplier with UK working conditions for the staff, sustaining a done-for UK economy and avoiding the boiling of live silk worms.

The trade page is

An engineering firm in Leicester is also an online retailer of tights and offers a lot of background information:

A business sale agent has a pretty detailed description of what the factory does.
If this link goes you might find it on

The alternative: boiling up live silkworms:

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