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2022-08-16 Learning made even easier now - Digitization of the KARL MAYER Academy

Learning made even easier now - Digitization of the KARL MAYER Academy
The so-called Learning Management System (LMS) can be used with immediate effect. After registering, it is possible to book a place here for training in the Academy or a webinar on various topics. There is also another new feature: the first in-house e-learning that can be started directly from the portal. Go to press info

2022-08-10 KARL MAYER acquires YTC yarn tensioner technology from APPALACHIAN ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS INC.

KARL MAYER acquires YTC yarn tensioner technology from APPALACHIAN ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS INC.
APPALACHIAN ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS INC. (AEI) and KARL MAYER agreed on August 2nd, 2022 that AEI will transfer their YTC yarn tensioner technology to KARL MAYER Go to press info

2022-08-05 Diverse solutions for diverse market - Mahlo at Febratex

Diverse solutions for diverse market - Mahlo at Febratex
Febratex, held on August 23-26 in Blumenau, gives key players the opportunity to learn about the latest developments from Mahlo at Sector 01 / 20 - 22. Go to press info

2022-07-27 Opening of the new STOLL customer center

Opening of the new STOLL customer center
On July 25, STOLL, a Business Unit of the KARL MAYER Group, opened a new customer center in Reutlingen-Betzingen, thus completing its move to the new location in the west of Reutlingen. The first part of the production was relocated from the city center back in 1987. This was followed in 2004 by the remaining part of the production, and in 2020 by the move into a new development center. Go to press info

2022-07-26 Mahlo at IndoIntertex 2022

Mahlo at IndoIntertex 2022
At IndoIntertex, one of the most influential shows in Southeast Asia, held from 10 to 13 August in Jakarta, visitors get to see the Mahlo-way for process control in textile production. The German machine manufacturer and its partner agency Agansa Primatama will be available to show everyone its leading straightening technology as well as energy saving concepts around the stenter frames. Go to press info

2022-07-25 Peter Dornier Foundation Prize 2022 honours textile research on woven heart valve

Peter Dornier Foundation Prize 2022 honours textile research on woven heart valve
According to the WHO, cardiovascular disease is one of the most common natural causes of death. Every year, it is the cause of death of around 17 million people worldwide. The Peter Dornier Foundation Prize 2022 has now awarded a research work that is to improve the medical care of people with insufficient heart valve function in the future and prolong the patients' lives. Go to press info

2022-07-08 Techtextil’s promise fulfilled for Monforts

Techtextil’s promise fulfilled for Monforts
The recent Techtextil show in Frankfurt once again emphasised the sheer diversity of applications for nonwovens and technical textiles, according to finishing technology specialist Monforts. Go to press info

2022-07-06 Trützschler Group SE expands Board of Directors

Trützschler Group SE expands Board of Directors
The Trützschler Group SE has appointed Dr. Ulrich Schwenken and Heinrich Krull to its Board of Directors with effect from July 1, 2022. Dr. Schwenken will serve as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Heinrich Krull will serve as Chief Operations Officer (COO). Go to press info

2022-06-28 ANDRITZ: The world’s first nonwovens pilot line for wipes with integrated wetlaid pulp process

ANDRITZ: The world’s first nonwovens pilot line for wipes with integrated wetlaid pulp process
International technology group ANDRITZ has established a new inline Wetlace™ CP pilot line with an original design at its center of competence in Montbonnot, France. Go to press info

2022-06-27 ANDRITZ to supply batt forming equipment for a PTFE line to YANPAI, China

ANDRITZ to supply batt forming equipment for a PTFE line to YANPAI, China
ANDRITZ has received an order from Yanpai Filtration Technology Co., Ltd. (YANPAI®), China, to supply batt forming equipment with an aXcess card and crosslapper for a needlepunch line producing PTFE filtration products at its site in Tiantai. The PTFE felts will be used as smoke filters in waste incineration plants. Start-up of the line is planned for the second half of 2022. Go to press info

2022-06-23 Junior engineers with focus on sustainability

Junior engineers with focus on sustainability
On the occasion of the Techtextil fair in Frankfurt, the Chairman of VDMA’s Walter Reiners-Stiftung Foundation, Peter D. Dornier, has awarded prizes to seven successful young engineers. For the first time, the Foundation awarded two Sustainability Awards. They are awarded to academic works in which, for example, solutions for resource-saving products and technologies are developed. Go to press info

2022-06-20 Trützschler presents T-SUPREMA - modern solutions for needle-punched nonwovens

Trützschler presents T-SUPREMA - modern solutions for  needle-punched nonwovens
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH started a cooperation with the Italian textile machinery manufacturer Texnology S.r.l. in the field of needle-punching technology. With immediate effect, the companies will offer complete production lines for needle-punched nonwovens under the name of T-SUPREMA. Go to press info

2022-06-17 Trützschler Man-Made Fibers presents OPTIMA systems for industrial yarns

Trützschler Man-Made Fibers presents OPTIMA systems for industrial yarns
Trützschler Man-Made Fibers introduces OPTIMA for IDY and expands the range of the successful OPTIMA extrusion systems by the industrial yarn (IDY) sector. In addition to OPTIMA for carpet yarns (MO40-C, MO40-E and TO40), variants for manufacturing (semi-)industrial multifilament yarns are now joining the line. Go to press info

2022-06-14 Zhoukou Xuwang, China, successfully starts up two ANDRITZ crosslapped spunlace lines

Zhoukou Xuwang, China, successfully starts up two ANDRITZ crosslapped spunlace lines
Zhoukou Xuwang Co., Ltd. has successfully started up two new ANDRITZ neXline spunlace lines at its facilities based in Henan province, China. Combining equipment from the aXcess and eXcelle ranges, both lines are dedicated to the production of spunlace fabrics of 30 to 120 gsm made out of viscose and polyester fibers. Go to press info

2022-06-13 Trützschler at Techtextil 2022

Trützschler at Techtextil 2022
At this year’s Techtextil in Frankfurt/Main (June 21st to June 24th) Trützschler Nonwovens, Trützschler Card Clothing and Trützschler Man-Made Fibers present various new and proven solutions for the nonwoven, card clothing and man-made fiber sectors. Join us at booth D80 in hall 12.0! Go to press info

2022-06-08 ANDRITZ at WOW 2022

ANDRITZ at WOW 2022
International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production solutions for wipe applications at the international World of Wipes (WOW) 2022 conference in Chicago, USA, from June 27 to 29, 2022. Go to press info

2022-05-23 International technology group ANDRITZ presenting its innovative nonwovens production at Techtextil

International technology group ANDRITZ presenting its innovative nonwovens production at Techtextil
International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production and textile solutions at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 21 to 24 (hall 12, booth B99). Go to press info

2022-05-23 DiloGroup at ITM + Hightex 2022 Hall 9, booth 905A

DiloGroup at ITM + Hightex 2022 Hall 9, booth 905A
International textile producers meet again in Istanbul, Turkey, from June 14 – 18, 2022 on the occasion of the ITM + Hightex Exhibition. The ITM + Hightex Exhibition in Istanbul is the most important exhibition in Turkey and the Middle East. Go to press info

2022-05-17 Mahlo at Techtextil 2022

Mahlo at Techtextil 2022
At Techtextil from 21-24 June in Frankfurt, Mahlo will be demonstrating at stand 12/D69 how manufacturers of technical textiles can optimise their production even further using measuring and control technology. With its solutions, the German machine manufacturer hits the nerve of the time: the demand for quality, efficiency and sustainability. Go to press info

2022-05-17 Sustainability is the new functionality

Sustainability is the new functionality
The KARL MAYER Group will be presenting solutions for a better future at Techtextil, 21-24.06.2022, Messe Frankfurt, Hall 12.0, C93 Go to press info

2022-05-13 Techtextil, Frankfurt/Main, Germany hall 12.0, booth No. B95 June 21 – 24, 2022

Techtextil, Frankfurt/Main, Germany hall 12.0, booth No. B95 June 21 – 24, 2022
Techtextil Frankfurt is an important exhibition for the textile industry and thus offers a central forum for dialogue within the textile production sector with the relevant supply chain comprising textile machine building, fibre production, ancillaries and accessories. Go to press info

2022-05-12 Sustainable infrastructure solutions, road safety and health protection

Sustainable infrastructure solutions, road safety and health protection
At this year’s Techtextil, Oerlikon Polymer Processing Solutions will be presenting the trade audience with new applications, special processes and sustainable solutions focusing on the production of industrial textiles. Among other things, the company will be showcasing new technology for charging nonwovens that sets new standards with regards to quality and efficiency. Between June 21 and 24, th Go to press info

2022-05-04 Turkish Manufacturer Altun Tekstil trusts in Mahlo Weft Straightener Orthopac RVMC-15

Turkish Manufacturer Altun Tekstil trusts in Mahlo Weft Straightener Orthopac RVMC-15
Turkish company Altun Tekstil, a leading manufacturer of home textiles and upholstery fabrics, has ordered a total of five of the latest Orthopac RVMC-15 weft straighteners from Mahlo, the German trendsetter in measuring and control technology. Go to press info

2022-05-03 ANDRITZ to supply a second needlepunch line to MANIFATTURA FONTANA (Sioen Group), Italy

ANDRITZ to supply a second needlepunch line to MANIFATTURA FONTANA (Sioen Group), Italy
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Manifattura Fontana, part of Sioen Group, to supply a complete neXline needlepunch line for the production of geotextiles to its site in Romano d’Ezzelino, Italy. Start-up of the line is planned for the fourth quarter of 2022. Go to press info

2022-05-03 ITMA 2023 EXHIBITION SECTOR PLAN UNVEILED

ITMA 2023 EXHIBITION SECTOR PLAN UNVEILED
ITMA 2023: VDMA Textile Machinery has advocated this sector allocation plan in CEMATEX, which was the best option compared to other alternatives. Go to press info

2022-05-02 VDMA: Next stop Techtextil

VDMA: Next stop Techtextil
Frankfurt, 2 May 2022 – In the run-up to Techtextil, taking place end of June in Frankfurt, nine exhibiting VDMA member companies presented their highlights for the technical textiles market at a virtual VDMA kick-off event themed “Sustainable technologies for technical textiles”. A series of VDMA Technology Webtalks are planned up to the fair as well Spotlight Talks during the show. Go to press info

2022-05-02 Precise fabric construction is crucial

Precise fabric construction is crucial
New SETEX testing systems to determine fabric properties - online, stationary and mobile. Whether it's the automotive, filtration or separation industries, everyone has their own priorities when it comes to finding the right production process. However, all manufacturers agree on one thing: No compromises in functionality! The basis for this is, of course, the article design. Go to press info

2022-03-31 VDMA: Dr. Janpeter Horn New Chairperson of Textile Machinery Association

VDMA: Dr. Janpeter Horn New Chairperson of Textile Machinery Association
Dr. Janpeter Horn, Managing Director of August Herzog Maschinenfabrik, is the new Chairperson of the VDMA Textile Machinery. Dr. Horn was elected at the members’ meeting of the Association in Leonberg. Go to press info

2022-03-28 ANDRITZ successfully starts up new-generation tearing line delivered to Sasia, Ribeirão, Portugal

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new-generation tearing line delivered to Sasia, Ribeirão, Portugal
In January 2022, international technology group ANDRITZ successfully started up its latest-generation tearing line for spinning grade fibers delivered to Sasia at its Ribeirão premises, Portugal. Go to press info

2022-03-27 ANDRITZ to supply four needlepunch lines to YANPAI, China

ANDRITZ to supply four needlepunch lines to YANPAI, China
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Yanpai Filtration Technology Co., Ltd. (YANPAI®), China, to supply four needlepunch lines to its site in Tiantai. Start-up of the lines is planned from the third quarter of 2022 to the third quarter of 2023. Go to press info

2022-03-24 ANDRITZ to supply new batt forming line for stitchbonding to Romatex, South Africa

ANDRITZ to supply new batt forming line for stitchbonding to Romatex, South Africa
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Romatex (Pty) Ltd., South Africa, to supply a new batt forming line. The line will be dedicated to the production of Maliwatt products used in a wide range of applications, including home textiles. Start-up of the line is planned for the fourth quarter of 2022. Go to press info

2021-12-27 TCO 21: The next generation comber machine

TCO 21: The next generation comber machine
Comber machines from Trützschler are already trusted by customers across the textiles industry and around the globe. Now, a state-of-the-art new design is building on this track record to boost productivity, ensure quality and support increased automation: Meet the TCO 21! Go to press info

2021-12-17 VDMA and Textile Machinery on track for growth

VDMA and Textile Machinery on track for growth
This year, the VDMA has exceeded the mark of 3,400 members in total. In the Textile Machinery Association, we are also very pleased about the new member companies mentioned below, whom we would like to welcome here briefly to our community. We now count over 130 members in the trade association. Go to press info

2021-12-15 ANDRITZ to supply two baby diaper lines to Fouani, Nigeria

ANDRITZ to supply two baby diaper lines to Fouani, Nigeria
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Fouani, Nigeria, to supply two baby diaper lines for its facilities in Lagos. The lines will produce a wide range of top-class diaper products with absorbent cores made of pulp and SAP (super absorbent polymer). Start-up is scheduled for 2022. Go to press info

2021-11-25 The new and smart way of weft-straightening | PLEVA SL smart

The new and smart way of weft-straightening | PLEVA SL smart
A high quality fabric is an essential requirement for any finisher who intends to ensure a consistency in quality and resource-efficiency. A particularly important quality criterion in this respect is fabric with straight weft and course. Go to press info

2021-11-22 ANDRITZ to supply a high-speed spunlace line to Welspun, India

ANDRITZ to supply a high-speed spunlace line to Welspun, India
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Welspun Advanced Materials, India, to deliver a complete neXline spunlace line for the production of nonwoven roll goods and wipes for their new plant in Hyderabad, Telangana. The line has a capacity of up to three tons per hour. Start-up of the line is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021. Go to press info

2021-11-22 ANDRITZ at Techtextil India 2021

ANDRITZ at Techtextil India 2021
International technology group ANDRITZ will present its innovative nonwovens and textile technologies at the booth of its Indian representative PRN Techtex at Techtextil India 2021 in Mumbai, India, from November 25 to 27, 2021 (Hall 7, at DN Associates’ booth A02). Go to press info

2021-11-19 IDEA® Achievement Awards - Deadline January 15

IDEA® Achievement Awards - Deadline January 15
The Awards will honor brilliant innovations in the nonwovens and engineered materials industry at the IDEA® conference, March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach, Florida. Go to press info

2021-11-02 Long partnership for high quality

Long partnership for high quality
When you think of a textile production hotspot, Paderborn may not be the firstplace that comes to mind. It should though! Because this is where Penn Textile Solutions GmbH has been based since 1959. Go to press info

2021-10-30 Successful INDEX exhibition

Successful INDEX exhibition
DiloGroup would like to thank all customers and interested parties for visiting the Dilo booth in Geneva. Despite the existing worldwide Covid, we were able to welcome a great number of well-known faces as well as meet new contacts, among them the most important nonwovens producers from across the world in all application areas: hygiene and lightweight nonwovens, technical textiles and needled non Go to press info

2021-10-25 Solutions for textile finishing, nonwovens and more Mahlo at the Innovative Textile and Apparel Show

Solutions for textile finishing, nonwovens and more Mahlo at the Innovative Textile and Apparel Show
For the second time the Innovative Textile and Apparel Show opens its virtual fairground this year. For the second time, Mahlo takes the chance to get in contact with customers from all over the world. Go to press info

2021-10-25 DiloGroup at Techtextil India

DiloGroup at Techtextil India
DiloGroup looks forward to participating in the Techtextil India show 2021. DiloGroup offers tailor-made production systems from one supplier and will inform at this forum in the German pavillon about its portfolio and the latest equipment developments from fibre opening to the finished felt. Go to press info

2021-10-22 Textile machinery for a sustainable textile industry

Textile machinery for a sustainable textile industry
VDMA Textile Machinery publishes position paper: The companies organised in the VDMA Textile Machinery Association welcome the ambitions of the EU to promote climate protection. The EU must strike the right balance between necessary, yet also minimal, legislative regulation. Go to press info

2021-10-19 ANDRITZ to supply a neXline wetlace hybrid line to Albaad, Israel

ANDRITZ to supply a neXline wetlace hybrid line to Albaad, Israel
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Albaad Massuot Yitzhak Ltd. to supply a neXline wetlace hybrid line for their Dimona facilities, Israel. The line will produce a wide variety of pulp-based wet wipes and is scheduled for start-up during the third quarter 2023. Go to press info

2021-10-18 Digital knitwear design with just a few clicks – learning how it's done

Digital knitwear design with just a few clicks – learning how it's done
STOLL training courses on k.innovation CREATE, a new software for the creation of knitwear designs. With k.innovation CREATE, a new design software from STOLL and KM.ON, the flat knitting industry is getting a powerful tool that combines knitwear design with 3D product development and knit production. Go to press info

2021-10-15 Peter Dornier Foundation Prize

Peter Dornier Foundation Prize
Rewards new development in the production of biodegradable film for food packaging. At the end of September, the Peter Dornier Foundation Prize was awarded for the very first time. Laureate Dr. Verena Jost received the award, endowed with 5,000 euros, for her latest findings on the production of biobased and biodegradable film. Go to press info

2021-10-15 KARL MAYER: Warp knitting 4.0

KARL MAYER: Warp knitting 4.0
Christof Naier, President of the Business Unit Warp Knitting at the KARL MAYER Group, explains the digital future of warp knitting. The history of industrial production has been shaped by on-going evolutionary changes. Following the discovery of steam engines in the 1800s, mass production began 100 years later, and the invention of the computer in the 1970s ushered in the Industry 3.0 era. Go to press info

2021-09-30 Launch of a new ISO certification standard

Launch of a new ISO certification standard
World market leader for precision testing equipment Textechno and their partner SAERTEX, global market leader in non-crimp fabrics (NCF) are proud to announce that the newly developed international standard ISO 21765:2020 to quantify material behaviour in terms of drapability and deformability was recently published by ISO. Go to press info

2021-09-27 Christo's last work of art: a connection between Germany and France

Christo's last work of art: a connection between Germany and France
Christo planned to cover the Arc de Triomphe in Paris in 2020. But COVID-19 intervened and shortly afterwards the internationally renowned artist passed away. His nephew now has accomplished posthumously Christo's last work. The woven fabric for this oeuvre was provided by a German customer of Lindauer DORNIER GmbH. Go to press info

2021-09-27 Layering quickly and flexibly for the mid-range segment

Layering quickly and flexibly for the mid-range segment
KARL MAYER’s new BIAXTRONIC® II opens up new market prospects Fibre-reinforced composite solutions with non-crimp fabrics as reinforcement layers offer many advantages in lightweight construction and are therefore in demand in a wide range of applications, particularly when the price is right. Go to press info

2021-09-27 WEIDMANN and BRÜCKNER set new standards in stenter technology

WEIDMANN and BRÜCKNER set new standards in stenter technology
One hundred and seventeen years ago, the WEIDMANN weaving mill was founded in the tranquil Filstal valley in the district of Göppingen near Stuttgart. Today, WEIDMANN GmbH in Süßen is known worldwide as a specialist for the finishing of fiber and down-proof articles and woven industrial fabrics. Go to press info

2021-09-16 New eccentric screw pump series conveys any medium

New eccentric screw pump series conveys any medium
Across the globe, Oerlikon Barmag gear metering pumps are deployed as technical components in chemical, plastic, paint, lacquer and PUR applications. Due to rising demands and requirements, customer-specific process solutions are becoming increasingly complex. Go to press info

2021-09-15 Karl Mayer: A gentle kiss on the skin

Karl Mayer: A gentle kiss on the skin
New RASCHELTRONIC® fabrics with discrete shaping power to sculpt figures The restrictions on our freedom of movement due to the coronavirus pandemic has had far-reaching consequences – including physical ones. Go to press info

2021-09-14 Quantum leaps in patterning

Quantum leaps in patterning
KARL MAYER’s pattern drive solutions have been setting standards since day dot Warp knitting technology enables fabrics with a wide variety of designs that are suitable for the most diverse applications to be manufactured highly productively. KARL MAYER’s warp knitting machines have been showing what’s possible for decades now. Go to press info

2021-09-13 Mahlo measuring and control technology at leading trade fair for nonwovens

Mahlo measuring and control technology at leading trade fair for nonwovens
Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG will be presenting product solutions for high-quality and efficient nonwovens production at Index from 19 to 22 October in Geneva, Switzerland. On booth 4229 you can see, among other things, the latest sensor development for the established quality measurement system Qualiscan QMS-12. Go to press info

2021-09-03 Oerlikon Nonwoven at the INDEX in Geneva

Oerlikon Nonwoven at the INDEX in Geneva
„Your reliable partner in the nonwoven industry“ – the slogan speaks for itself: Oerlikon Nonwoven is exhibiting at the world’s leading nonwovens trade fair – the INDEX in Geneva, Switzerland (October 19-22, 2021) – with one of the market’s broadest portfolios. Go to press info

2021-09-01 ANDRITZ at INDEX20

ANDRITZ at INDEX20
International technology Group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production and textile solutions at INDEX20 in Geneva, Switzerland, from October 19 to 22 (booth 2114 and 2080). Go to press info

2021-08-26 KARL MAYER with new head office building

KARL MAYER with new head office building
Opening of the new headquarters of the KARL MAYER Group in Obertshausen in August 2021. The KARL MAYER Group's corporate headquarters moved into a new, prestigious building on 23 August this year. The building with its ultra-modern architecture, together with a staff restaurant, forms the focal point of the new KARL MAYER Campus at the Obertshausen site. Go to press info

2021-08-26 DiloGroup at INDEX

DiloGroup at INDEX
After a long break, the international nonwovens industry will meet again in Geneva, Switzerland, from October 19 to 22, 2021 on the occasion of INDEX. DiloGroup offers tailormade production systems from one supplier and will inform at this forum on booth # 2010 about its portfolio and the latest equipment developments from fibre opening to the finished felt. Go to press info

2021-08-23 Saurer sells Accotex, Temco and Autoconer businesses to Rieter

Saurer sells Accotex, Temco and Autoconer businesses to Rieter
On 13 August 2021, Saurer Intelligent Technology Co. Ltd (listed in Shanghai, China) and Rieter Holding AG (Winterthur, Switzerland) signed an agreement with Rieter to acquire the Accotex and Temco businesses from Saurer Technologies GmbH & Co. KG and the Autoconer machine business from Saurer Spinning Solutions GmbH & Co. KG. with a purchase price of EUR 300 million. Go to press info

2021-08-19 Brückner: Well prepared for the textile market of the future with sustainable production

Brückner: Well prepared for the textile market of the future with sustainable production
The Austrian textile producer FEINJERSEY and the German textile machinery manufacturer BRÜCKNER are connected by a long-standing partnership. Both develop and produce in Austria and Germany respectively, have a high competence in their field and offer their customers quality and first-class service. Go to press info

2021-08-19 Quality, efficiency and good service - this is what makes BRÜCKNER successful in Turkey

Quality, efficiency and good service - this is what makes BRÜCKNER successful in Turkey
The Turkish family-owned company ARIKAN Mensucat Industry and Trade Inc. was founded in 1993 and is located in Kahramanmaraş, one of the southernmost cities of the country. In addition to the classic textile trade, ARIKAN was involved in yarn production in the early days and initially built a spinning mill. Go to press info

2021-08-17 ANDRITZ at Techtextil Russia 2021

ANDRITZ at Techtextil Russia 2021
International technology Group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production and textile solutions at Techtextil Russia 2021 in Moscow, Russia, from September 14–16, 2021 (hall 7.2 at Textima booth 72B10). Go to press info

2021-08-02 ANDRITZ to supply a complete textile recycling line to Renaissance Textile in Laval, France

ANDRITZ to supply a complete textile recycling line to Renaissance Textile in Laval, France
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Renaissance Textile to deliver a complete recycling line for their first recycling platform, located in Laval, France. Start-up of the line is scheduled for the end of Q2 2022. Go to press info

2021-07-27 Could tomorrow’s textiles act like trees?

Could tomorrow’s textiles act like trees?
Monforts customers shine at Première Vision Digital Denim Week Denim manufacturers employing trusted Monforts technologies continue to lead the field when it comes to sustainable fabric manufacturing, rapidly adopting every new advance in fibres, dyes and chemicals, as well as process and supply improvements and recycling options into their operations. Go to press info

2021-07-22 Sizing – but sustainable and cost-efficient with PLEVA AS120

Sizing – but sustainable and cost-efficient with PLEVA AS120
Sizing is the key aspect for high yarn quality and high weaving efficiency. However, in practice, this process is mostly not efficient from an economical as well as ecological perspective. The PLEVA AS120 offers a solution and enables a more sustainable and cost-efficient sizing process. Go to press info

2021-07-22 Die body maintenance – new service from Oerlikon Neumag

Die body maintenance – new service from Oerlikon Neumag
In order to ensure superlative meltblown-machine performance and nonwovens’ quality, Customer Service of Oerlikon Neumag offers regular inspection and cleaning of the spinning body, either by means of a service contract or simply as a service-ondemand. Die body maintenance can either be carried out at the customer site or at the Oerlikon Neumag assembly facilities in Neumünster. Go to press info

2021-07-12 Dissolving design boundaries 4D-KNIT articles in a new gauge offer style, lightness and a soft touch

Dissolving design boundaries 4D-KNIT articles in a new gauge offer style, lightness and a soft touch
Thanks to 4D-KNIT, KARL MAYER has redefined the notion of warp knitted spacer fabrics. The term represents a completely new generation of spacer textiles that are based on the basic construction of conventional 3D warp knitted fabrics, but that significantly deviate from traditional designs. Go to press info

2021-07-07 BRÜCKNER convinces with highest performance - this is the basis for a long-term partnership

BRÜCKNER convinces with highest performance - this is the basis for a long-term partnership
The Turkish textile company Elif Iplik was founded in 1999. In the beginning, the focus was on the yarn production and the trade of textile raw material, later they added their own knitting mill. The Elif Iplik Group has continued to grow and develope and is now one of the pioneers of the Turkish textile industry. In 2017, the company expanded by building its own dyeing and finsihing facility. Go to press info

2021-07-07 Wülfing gets much MORE from Monforts

Wülfing gets much MORE from Monforts
Family-owned German home textiles leader boosts production with a complete finishing line upgrade. For leading European textile manufacturers, adapting quickly to changing and highly uncertain market conditions has long been a necessity. The need for flexibility has only been intensified since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Go to press info

2021-07-01 High-speed pumps master complex PUR applications

High-speed pumps master complex PUR applications
Whether in the construction industry or in automobile building, in sports and leisure or in manufacturing furniture, for insulating or for sound-proofing, polyurethane has become an integral part of our everyday lives. Its applications are as diverse as the respective manufacturing processes are complex. Go to press info

2021-06-28 ANDRITZ at ANEX/SINCE 2021

ANDRITZ at ANEX/SINCE 2021
International technology Group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production and textile solutions at ANEX/SINCE 2021 in Shanghai, China, from July 22 to 24, 2021 (booth 1L10). Go to press info

2021-06-23 No chance for distorted fabric Mahlo scanning systems detect distortion in any textile application

No chance for distorted fabric Mahlo scanning systems detect distortion in any textile application
Whether woven, knitted or tufted, whether printed, coated, dyed, laminated, light or heavy: every textile manufacturer must produce thread, stitch or pattern straight goods. Distortions lower the quality and thus the price of the goods. They must therefore be reliably detected and removed at today's standard fabric speeds, regardless of technical properties, haptics or appearance. Go to press info

2021-06-23 Focus on nonwoven products: the perfect manufacturing process for every application

Focus on nonwoven products: the perfect manufacturing process for every application
At this year’s ANEX-SINCE in Shanghai, China, Oerlikon Nonwoven will be showcasing market- and customer-oriented solutions for hygiene and medical, filtration and other industrial applications. Between July 22 and 24, 2021, visitors to the trade fair will be presented with the Neumünster-based systems constructor’s impressive and extensive, product and process know-how (Stand 1H20). Go to press info

2021-06-23 High visitor interest, very good discussion

High visitor interest, very good discussion
The KARL MAYER Group draws a positive summary after ITMA ASIA + CITME from June 12 to 16, 2021 in Shanghai. Go to press info

2021-06-18 Huafon Microfiber Orders 3 Lines from DiloGroup

Huafon Microfiber Orders 3 Lines from DiloGroup
Huafon Microfiber Co. Ltd. has placed orders for three complete, state-of-the-art high capacity needling lines with DiloGroup for its new plant in Qidong, Jiangsu Province, China. Go to press info

2021-06-16 BRÜCKNER – at home in Shanghai!

BRÜCKNER – at home in Shanghai!
BRÜCKNER’s experts are locally available for customers in China not only during ITMA ASIA 2021. The new branch office in Shanghai ensures even greater proximity to customers. Go to press info

2021-06-14 KARL MAYER at ITMA ASIA + CITME: Live in Shanghai and then virtually for the whole world

KARL MAYER at ITMA ASIA + CITME: Live in Shanghai and then virtually for the whole world
The KARL MAYER Group invites its worldwide customers and other interested parties to take a tour of its digital exhibition stand following ITMA ASIA + CITME. The KARL MAYER Group will be exhibiting innovations for machines and technical services at the current ITMA ASIA + CITME in Shanghai. Go to press info

2021-06-11 Sustainable filtering, environmentally friendly transport

Sustainable filtering, environmentally friendly transport
Lindauer DORNIER presents new solutions for the production of filter fabrics and fiber composites at ITMA Asia For the first time in years, ITMA Asia (12. - 16.6., Shanghai) will take place again this spring. Lindauer DORNIER is looking forward to the trade fair, which – due to the pandemic – will be held both on-site and in a virtual format. Go to press info

2021-06-11 ANDRITZ to supply a second high-speed spunlace line to Zhejiang Saintyear Textile, China

ANDRITZ to supply a second high-speed spunlace line to Zhejiang Saintyear Textile, China
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received a repeat order from Zhejiang Saintyear Textile Co., Ltd., based in China, to supply a second, complete neXline spunlace line for the production of premium-quality nonwoven roll goods. The line is scheduled for start-up during the third quarter of 2022. Go to press info

2021-06-10 Smart solutions for textile finishing - Mahlo showcases at ITMA Asia

Smart solutions for textile finishing - Mahlo showcases at ITMA Asia
When ITMA Asia opens its doors in Shanghai on June 12, Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG together with Shanghai Kuantex will present the latest systems and solutions for efficient and high-quality textile production and finishing at booth H6-A08. Go to press info

2021-06-10 Two brands – one objective: Innovations for the creative process

Two brands – one objective: Innovations for the creative process
Synergies between STOLL and KM.ON for the benefit of customers Opening up a whole new world of pattern creation with significantly simplified development and accelerated programming – these are the benefits of CREATE, a new design software for flat knitted fabrics. And this makes CREATE another great contribution to the digitisation of the entire knitwear design and development process. Go to press info

2021-06-09 Beautiful and comfortable

Beautiful and comfortable
On-trend fashion items with a crinkle-effect look made on an HKS 4-M EL add the wow factor to homewear Go to press info

2021-06-07 Living with more effects

Living with more effects
New WEFT.FASHION TM 3 patterns demonstrate the variety of decorative yarns that can be used. KARL MAYER’s WEFT.FASHION TM 3 benefits from the high productivity of the warp knitting mill to produce curtain articles featuring the most popular weaving-like looks. Go to press info

2021-06-02 Zhejiang Huajiang orders Dilo line

Zhejiang Huajiang orders Dilo line
Due to recovery progress in the automotive sector, investments in nonwoven production lines for the manufacture of glass fibre-reinforced thermobonded structural parts for automotive interiors are being considered. Go to press info

2021-05-25 EASY MASK

EASY MASK
Sustainable industry collaboration between Indorama Ventures, DyeCoo and STOLL, a brand of the KARL MAYER GROUP As we enter the second year of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic there is a continuing need for masks. While face masks help greatly in mitigating the spread of the virus and protecting the wearer, they also contribute to environmental problems such as waste and pollution. Go to press info

2021-05-21 Mastering the challenges of our time with digital solutions

Mastering the challenges of our time with digital solutions
At ITMA ASIA + CITME, the KARL MAYER Group is focusing on digitization, 12 to 16 June 2021, Stand A 35, Hall 4 at the NECC in Shanghai. Go to press info

2021-05-19 Stäubli at ITMA Asia 2021

Stäubli at ITMA Asia 2021
Stäubli is glad to be back on stage on a live-event for ITMA Asia 2021 taking place in the SNIEC in Shanghai. Visit Booth C21 in Hall 3 for the latest information on our broad range of automation solutions for weaving preparation, high-speed cam motions, rotary dobbies, Jacquard weaving machines, and ingenious Stäubli solutions for process automation in sock knitting. Go to press info

2021-05-18 ANDRITZ receives an additional order for a high-speed spunlace line from Zhejiang Kingsafe, China

ANDRITZ receives an additional order for a high-speed spunlace line from Zhejiang Kingsafe, China
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zhejiang Kingsafe Hygiene Materials Technology Co., Ltd. in Hezhou, China, to supply a complete new neXline spunlace line. The line is scheduled for installation and start-up during the second quarter of 2022. Go to press info

2021-05-17 ANDRITZ receives order for a new batt forming line for stitchbonding from Pratrivero, Italy

ANDRITZ receives order for a new batt forming line for stitchbonding from Pratrivero, Italy
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Pratrivero s.p.a. to supply a new eXcelle batt forming line for their production facilities in Valdilana, Italy. The line will be dedicated to the production of Maliwatt products, used in furnishing, automotive, naval, medical, geotextiles, advertising, clothing, and packaging applications. Go to press info

2021-05-13 Microwave control for magnetic coating

Microwave control for magnetic coating
Monforts Head of Technical Textiles Jürgen Hanel will take part in the next international webtalk to be held by the VDMA’s textile machinery division on May 20th. Go to press info

2021-05-12 Experience Groz-Beckert in person and virtually at ITMA Asia 2021

Experience Groz-Beckert in person and virtually at ITMA Asia 2021
The 7th ITMA Asia + CITME takes place from 12–16 June 2021 in Shanghai, China. Groz-Beckert presents the new products from all six product areas. The products are presented both physically as exhibits and in extended form via augmented reality. Groz-Beckert welcomes guests on-site at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Hall 4, Booth C31. Go to press info

2021-05-11 Hybrid trade show concept with various innovations for the entire manmade fibers industry

Hybrid trade show concept with various innovations for the entire manmade fibers industry
This year's trade fair appearance of Oerlikon's Manmade Fibers Division at ITMA ASIA + CITME will focus on the latest machine and plant developments as well as customer services around the motto "Clean Technology. Smart Factory." Go to press info

2021-05-05 DiloGroup – ITMA Asia

DiloGroup – ITMA Asia
As a machine manufacturer DiloSystems provides production lines for any nonwoven process and all types of staple fibre products. Looking back on a difficult year 2020, positive developments and a recovery in many industry sectors are now underway. Go to press info

2021-05-05 PURE LOOP expands service offering for customers in North America

PURE LOOP expands service offering for customers in North America
What is already common practice at the company's location in Ansfelden, Austria, PURE LOOP now makes possible in North America as well. From now on, the specialist for shredder-extruder recycling solutions also offers customers and potential buyers in North America the opportunity to test the ISEC machine using their own material. Go to press info

2021-05-03 Working more flexibly with wider machines

Working more flexibly with wider machines
KARL MAYER’s RD 7/2-12 EN, RD 6/1-12 EN and HD 6/20-35 with new working widths KARL MAYER has further extended its range of double needle bar raschel machines. After launching an RD 7 with a new knockover comb bar distance (from 2 to 6 mm), models that produce spacer fabrics in tried-and-tested thicknesses but at new working widths are now being launched on the market: Go to press info

2021-04-30 Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA 2021 – solutions for improving sustainability and digitalization

Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA 2021 – solutions for improving sustainability and digitalization
Sedo Treepoint is again presenting its latest innovations at ITMA ASIA 2021 in Shanghai. The focus is on the Sedomat 6007/8000 controller series and its latest member – Sedomat 6007. This new development is a costeffective solution for high degree automation which offers many flexible internal I/O options. Go to press info

2021-04-28 ANDRITZ Nonwoven offers innovative solutions for optimization of raw material consumption

ANDRITZ Nonwoven offers innovative solutions for optimization of raw material consumption
International technology Group ANDRITZ has always been at the forefront in providing innovative and sustainable solutions for the global nonwovens industry. Go to press info

2021-04-21 Monforts says goodbye to Klaus Heinrichs

Monforts says goodbye to Klaus Heinrichs
After almost 30 years with the company, Monforts Vice-President Klaus Heinrichs is to retire at the end of May. Go to press info

2021-04-19 ANDRITZ receives order for an elliptical cylinder pre-needler from Amarande, France

ANDRITZ receives order for an elliptical cylinder pre-needler from Amarande, France
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Amarande SAS to supply an elliptical cylinder pre-needler for their plant in Lussac les Châteaux, France. This machine will process shoddy and natural fibers for the production of heavy felts. Go to press info

2021-04-15 Safely does it: textiles and processes

 Safely does it: textiles and processes
In a series of webinars focusing on industrial textiles and processes, the Manmade Fibers division experts from the Swiss Oerlikon Group provide their clients with information on manufacturing safety yarns and on state-of-the-art recycling technologies. If you are interested in these webinars, you can register by going to www.oerlikon.com/manmade-fibers. Go to press info

2021-04-12 Smart solutions for textile finishing Mahlo showcases at ITMA Asia

Smart solutions for textile finishing Mahlo showcases at ITMA Asia
When ITMA Asia opens its doors in Shanghai on June 12, Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG together with Shanghai Kuantex will present the latest systems and solutions for efficient and high-quality textile production and finishing at booth H6-A08. Go to press info

2021-04-12 Quick overview thanks to digital management assistant

Quick overview thanks to digital management assistant
Quick overview thanks to digital management assistant KM.ON’s enhanced dashboard offers even more data Using the k.management dashboard, KM.ON customers have a direct connection to their production – no matter when and from where. Go to press info

2021-04-12 Seizing opportunities in the crisis

Seizing opportunities in the crisis
Weaving in Pakistan is expanding and investing in machinery including KARL MAYER’s PROSIZE® and WARPDIRECT® Go to press info

2021-04-06 Boost your profits with the BD 480 Plus

Boost your profits with the BD 480 Plus
The BD 480 rotor-spinning machine has been upgraded to the BD 480 Plus: as a company with a long history, Saurer has continued to lead innovation in the industry, and has always been supporting customers in improving their profitability and optimising their competitiveness. Go to press info

2021-04-04 ANDRITZ receives order for needlepunch production lines from Chongqing Double Elephant, China

ANDRITZ receives order for needlepunch production lines from Chongqing Double Elephant, China
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply four new needlepunch lines for nonwoven production from Chongqing Double Elephant Microfiber Material Co., Ltd., China. These lines are scheduled for installation and start-up in the fourth quarter of 2021. Go to press info

2021-03-31 New, strong dual leadership at Power‐Heat‐Set, Germany

New, strong dual leadership at Power‐Heat‐Set, Germany
Since the 1st January 2021 Marcus Köhler, Commercial Manager, and Kurt Frank, Technical Manager, have teamed up together to lead the textile machine specialist Power‐Heat‐Set GmbH in Töging, Germany. Go to press info

2021-03-24 ANDRITZ receives order for a needlepunch line from Pureko, Poland

ANDRITZ receives order for a needlepunch line from Pureko, Poland
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Pureko Sp. z o.o. to supply a needlepunch line for their plant in Myszków, Poland. The line will process recycling fibers from garment waste for the production of technical felts dedicated to furniture and geotextile applications. Go to press info

2021-03-22 Mayer & Cie. - Market recovery after two challenging years: is positive in its outlook for the 2021

Mayer & Cie. - Market recovery after two challenging years:  is positive in its outlook for the 2021
Albstadt-based circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) generated group sales of around € 72 million in 2020, a 20 per cent decline on the previous year, making it the second year in succession in which the long-established Albstadt-Tailfingen company reported a negative result. Go to press info

2021-03-22 Mayer & Cie. - Capital and Statista innovation award for circular knitting machine manufacturer

Mayer & Cie. - Capital and Statista innovation award for circular knitting machine manufacturer
Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) has been named one of Germany’s most innovative companies by the monthly business magazine Capital and Statista. Go to press info

2021-03-12 Demanding material requires customized pumps

Demanding material requires customized pumps
polyurethane (PUR) is conquering ever more areas of modern life – automobiles, furniture, shoes, medical technology and packaging. However, processing it is extremely complex and demands tailored solutions for the respective applications. Go to press info

2021-03-12 The new Truetzschler card TC 19i for Recycling: Turning textile waste into sustainable success

The new Truetzschler card TC 19i for Recycling: Turning textile waste into sustainable success
The market for recycled textiles is growing rapidly – because fashion is faster than ever, environmental regulations are stricter than ever, and the consumer focus on sustainability is sharper than ever. That’s why companies around the globe are seeking solutions to the key challenges involved in turning textile waste into high-quality yarn. Go to press info

2021-03-11 Schaeffler becomes an anchor partner for STARTUP AUTOBAHN

Schaeffler becomes an anchor partner for STARTUP AUTOBAHN
Schaeffler is a new “anchor partner” to the Stuttgart-based STARTUP AUTOBAHN innovation platform. This platform brings established companies and startups together with the objective of developing new technologies and bringing them to market readiness more rapidly. Go to press info

2021-03-11 “The fine gauge rule”: Dos and Don’ts for circular knitted fabrics finer than E36

“The fine gauge rule”: Dos and Don’ts for circular knitted fabrics finer than E36
At a VDMA Webtalk on February 17th 2021, representatives from Mayer & Cie., Groz-Beckert and Thies talked about meeting challenges of fine gauge circular knitting. Knits finer than E32 consist of extremely small loops leading to light, opaque and functional fabrics, which have become increasingly popular and are used for various applications. Go to press info

2021-03-11 Sustainable weaving for a better future

Sustainable weaving for a better future
The growing world population and rapidly advancing industrialisation are inevitably leading to ever-increasing levels of environmental pollution. In order to respond to this and ensure clean air and pure water in a world striving for greater sustainability, high-quality, precise filter fabrics are of crucial importance. Go to press info

2021-03-09 How to do more with less explored at Kingpins24 Flash

How to do more with less explored at Kingpins24 Flash
Major Monforts denim customers continue to pioneer new initiatives that are pushing the boundaries of sustainable production.Recycling their cotton waste has become one way these companies can do more with less, and at the recent Kingpins24 Flash online event, Sedef Uncu Aki, director of Orta, headquartered in Istanbul, announced a new partnership with leading recycling operation Gama ReRecycle. Go to press info

2021-03-08 Elastic yet still recyclable

Elastic yet still recyclable
Polyester-based tricot fabric with elasticity – a new development from KARL MAYER The textile industry is responsible for huge mountains of waste in Europe: in Germany alone, 390,000 tonnes of textile waste are produced every year. Go to press info

2021-03-02 Streetart on the beach

Streetart on the beach
Warp knitted terry fabric with digital prints for even more bathing fun Towels are not only useful for drying off, but they can also steal the show from bathing beauties. You only need to look at the extravagant example on this page to see how. Go to press info

2021-03-01 Technology company drives digitalization and globalization yet further

Technology company drives digitalization and globalization yet further
The international Erhardt+Leimer group of companies, with its Head Office in Stadtbergen (Germany), successfully tackled the challenges of the Covid year of 2020 and has started into the new year in an optimistic mood. Go to press info

2021-02-25 No sustainability without innovation

No sustainability without innovation
The Portuguese textile company TINTEX Textiles S.A. and the German textile machinery manufacturer BRÜCKNER Textile Technologies GmbH & Co. KG make a big step into the future together. A completely new developed process technology for coating bi-elastic knitted fabric opens new markets and new possibilities for both sides Go to press info