In the 1950s, small companies in the Osnabrück area began to produce textile casings on an industrial scale and developed a wide range of colours, shapes and prints. The resulting companies Oskuda and Texda have been part of the Kalle Group since 2000 and 2002, respectively, as the "OSKUtex" plant.
Originally, textile sausage casings made of linen were an emergency solution. Later, textile casings made of cotton or viscose developed into an important segment with which sausage products can be formed completely individually. Today, OSKUtex is one of the largest suppliers worldwide