Spinning

2018-02-15

Autoconer 6 with E3

Even if the winding machine is only responsible for about 10-15% of the energy consumption (compressed air and electrical energy) when considering the classic ring spinning process, these criteria play an important role in assessing the performance of the machine. Comparative measurements in the package winding sector show that the Autoconer 6 is not only more productive than the competitors; it also consumes less energy and compressed air and uses the valuable raw material more sparingly.

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Spinning

2018-02-13

Oerlikon Neumag at Domotex Asia 2018

The market for the production of carpet yarn is increasingly evolving towards more demanding processes. However, beyond commodity products, standard plants can no longer fully exploit their advantages. From 20th to 22nd March 2018, Oerlikon Neumag will be presenting an economical alternative in Shanghai in hall W3, booth F03 at the Domotex asia/Chinafloor, the leading floor covering trade fair in the Asia-Pacific region: the BCF plant Sytec One with single-end technology.

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Spinning

2018-02-12

USTER invests in innovative technology to enhance quality control for textile manufacturers

Uster Technologies AG expands its competencies in quality control and strengthens its product portfolio. USTER has signed a binding, friendly agree-ment to acquire Elbit Vision Systems Ltd. (EVS), a world-leading high-technology supplier for automated vision inspection in the textile industry.

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Spinning

2018-02-05

Evolution of the next management generation

Uster Technologies has announced plans for a phased evolution in key senior management positions. Progression to the next leadership generation will see Harold Hoke (executive vice president, sales and service) and Walter Kiechl (the company's chief officer in China), step back gradually, to foster a seamless transition over the next year.

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Spinning

2018-02-01

Loepfe talked with Ms. Zhou Ye Jun, President of Wuxi no. 1 cotton mill.

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Spinning

2018-01-31

The Rieter Group achieved an order intake of CHF 1 051.5 million in the 2017 financial year. This represents an increase of 16% compared to the previous year (+ CHF 146.3 million). Thus, the upturn seen in the first half of 2017 continued. Sales totaled CHF 965.6 million, up 2% on the previous year (2016: CHF 945.0 million). The full annual financial statements and the 2017 Annual Report will be published by Rieter on March 13, 2018.

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Spinning

2018-01-19

Oerlikon has been awarded two large orders from two of the top 10 global manmade fibers manufacturers. Both companies are located in China. The orders include Oerlikon Barmag’s leading yarn spinning technology for efficient and sustainable polyester production. The two contracts have a total value of approximately CHF 540 million (Euro 460 million), and the solutions will be delivered in 2019 and 2020.

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Spinning

2018-01-18

In spinning mills, short reaction times and fact-based measures are crucial to increase the efficiency of machines. Rieter offers an application for smartphones which provides real-time key data about production, quality and energy – the Rieter Alert and Cockpit Module. It is a unique tool to monitor the mill performance 24/7, from anywhere and quickly react to prevent costly downtime.

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Spinning

2018-01-18

The Reifenhäuser Group takes over EDS and increases its know-how in the components business

As of January 17, 2018, EDS GmbH an international supplier of high-end extrusion tools is part of the Reifenhäuser Group. EDS is a specialist for flat dies with headquarters in Reichshof-Wenrath, North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Spinning

2018-01-11

Cost-efficient BCF yarn production for demanding processes with Sytec One from Oerlikon Neumag

Cost-efficient production of carpet yarns beyond commodity products can constitute a challenge. Highly standardized production systems must strike compromises with regard to throughput, quality or cost-efficiency. At the Domotex 2018, the world's largest trade fair for floor coverings, Oerlikon Neumag will present the Sytec One solution for demanding BCF processes.

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Spinning

2018-01-11

Ultimate evenness testing and more – with the Total Testing Center

Only two years since its launch, the ground-breaking new USTER® TESTER 6 is making a significant impact in Bangladesh. Ambitious and quality-conscious spinners are eager to participate in the rapid growth in export sales by the country’s textile producers. USTER® TESTER 6 is more than the ultimate evenness tester: it is also the gateway to wider potential benefits for mills, integrating data from other USTER® quality measurement sources to create a real Total Testing Center.

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Spinning

2017-12-20

Evolution of a unique invention for textile quality

This year USTER® STATISTICS celebrates its 60th anniversary – so it is fitting to review the origins of this world-renowned textile benchmarking tool. And what better way than to hear the story first hand from someone who was closely involved right from the start? Peter Hättenschwiler, who devoted his entire working life to USTER, reveals the facts behind the remarkable success of a concept which was never actually intended to become quite so ‘famous’.

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Spinning

2017-12-15

High response for SSM novelties at ShanghaiTex

SSM showed two new product launches for the first time at the ShanghaiTex 2017. The PWX-CTM, for cone-to-muff, and the PWX-MTC, for muff-to-cone winding, generated large interest. SSM was very pleased by the high response on their shared booths.

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Spinning

2017-12-11

Spindelfabrik Suessen with new Managing Director

With effect from January 1, 2018, Roger Albrecht was appointed Managing Director by the Board of Directors of Spindelfabrik Suessen GmbH, Germany.

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