Business

2017-06-21

AMSilk’s Quality Management receives certification

AMSilk GmbH, the world´s first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, today announced that its quality management system for the first time has received certification according to DIN EN ISO 13485:2016 by the TÜV Süd.

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Business

2017-06-15

As markets tighten, ever-changing consumer demands and competitive pressures intensify, driving efficiency and keeping teams up and running has never been more important. Gerber has a long history of providing industry leading service and support after the initial sale of their automation solution and software products. The addition of Brandy Moore to the team will ensure the level of excellence customers expect from Gerber is maintained.

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Business

2017-06-09

The German VDTF association of textile finishing specialists has named Monforts Senior Consultant Kurt van Wersch as an honorary member during its 11th colloquium in Leipzig, taking place every two years and attended by its approximate 200 members.

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Business

2017-05-11

Anniversary Edition boosts clearer sales to early milestone. The world-leading USTER® QUANTUM 3 generation of yarn clearers is set to reach a notable milestone in the autumn months, when the one millionth unit will be produced at USTER headquarters in Switzerland. The market success of the clearer has been accelerated by the launch of the latest version of the USTER® QUANTUM 3, which offers new features targeting intelligent quality management at specific fashion-oriented applications.

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Business

2017-05-09

Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, finalized the agreements to acquire 61% of shares in Lamiflex, leading supplier of technical composite products, and a minority stake in NoeCha, provider of high-tech, wide-format printing solutions.

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Business

2017-05-09

Italien textile machinery: 2017 kicks off with growing orders

2017 has started off on a positive note for Italian textile machinery manufacturers. For the first quarter, orders have increased both in Italy and abroad. ACIMIT president Raffaella Carabelli: "Orders for the start of 2017 confirm a positive trend in major foreign markets, and a climate of trust for Italy’s textile industry that is on the upswing."

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Business

2017-04-05

Rieter General Meeting: All motions approved

At the 126th annual general meeting of Rieter Holding Ltd., today 489 shareholders, who represent 64% of the share capital, participated. In light of the good financial position of the company and the solid result for 2016 a dividend of 5.00 CHF per share was approved. The shareholders approved the proposed maximum total amounts of the remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and of the Group Executive Committee for the fiscal year 2018.

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Business

2017-04-04

Lectra expands range of FocusQuantum laser cutting solution

Lectra empowers airbag cushion suppliers with the flexibility to scale up their manufacturing footprint expanding the range of FocusQuantum® with upgradeable laser cutter for multi-ply airbag fabric.

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Business

2017-02-02

Reifenhäuser sells Reimotec to Dietze+Schell

With effect from February 1, 2017, Reifenhäuser Maschinenfabrik and Dietze+Schell Maschinenfabrik consolidate their activities in the niche markets monofilaments, strapping tapes and artificial turf.

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Business

2017-02-01

Rieter Group with increased order intake and lower sales figures in 2016

The Rieter Group achieved an order intake of CHF 905.2 million in the 2016 financial year. This represents an increase of 13% compared to the previous year (CHF +103.6 million). Sales amounted to CHF 945.0 million (2015: CHF 1 036.8 million) and as expected were 9% down on the previous year.

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Business

2016-12-09

Huntsman signs collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group

Huntsman Textile Effects announced that it has entered into a partnership and collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group. This agreement reinforces the recognition of Huntsman as a preferred supplier of Viyellatex Group. Under this agreement, Huntsman will support Viyellatex’s mills to streamline operations and optimize processes, train technical staff, and make recommendations to help improve yield and productivity.

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Business

2016-11-30

Specialties still in demand despite the weak market in China

Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering to deliver a polycondensation system to well-known Chinese filament yarn manufacturer.

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Business

2016-11-22

Airbag yarns on the rise

According to estimates from Business Wire, the demand for airbags will increase by 5 percent annually over the next five years. To date, airbags have been predominantly manufactured using polyamide 6.6 yarns. However, there is a noticeable trend with these challenging industrial filament yarns towards polyester.

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