Spinning

2020-07-02

Virtual communication platforms as alternatives to real trade fairs?

The coronavirus pandemic is also presenting the global textile machine industry with new communication challenges. Leading technology and conti-nental trade fairs such as the ITMA Asia, the ITM, the INDEX and the ITME, along with important sector events such as the Global Fiber Congress (GFC) in Dornbirn, will not be taking place as normal in 2020 and have had to be postponed until next year. However, what alternatives are now available for intensively maintaining networks and continuing to communicate with partners and customers – and for attractively presenting new products and services in the process?

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2020-06-25

New projects in China and Taiwan for Loepfe' s Weftmaster FALCON-I

Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, are used to mechanically support and electrically connect electronic components using conductive pathways, tracks or signal traces etched from copper sheets laminated onto a non-conductive substrate. Used in quantities of millions, in 2018 the Global Single Sided Printed Circuit Board Market Analysis Report estimated that the PCB market would reach USD 79 billion by 2024.

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Spinning

2020-06-25

The Chinese industrial yarn manufacturer Zhejiang Kingsway High-Tech Fiber Co., Ltd. is expanding its production capacities by a further 40,000 tons per annum with 5 Oerlikon Barmag lines. Kingsway is already successfully manufacturing special high-quality yarns, exclusively deploying Oerlikon Barmag industrial yarn systems.

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Spinning

2020-06-18

The Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering joint venture, part of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment, recently commissioned a polycondensation system which feeds a polyester industrial yarn system. The future operator will be industrial yarn manufacturer Jiangsu Solead New Material Group Co. Ltd., which is placing its trust in the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers ‘From Melt to Yarn’ total solution philosophy.

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Spinning

2020-06-18

Strategic transformation underway at Loepfe

Loepfe Brothers Ltd. announced today its intention to restructure and refocus its business over the next three months in order to align with the changed market conditions and to further leverage digital technologies. Plans to release the next in a series of new solutions in Quarter 4/2020 remain unchanged.

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2020-06-18

Oerlikon Neumag celebrates topping-out ceremony for the new technology center

With the construction of the new technology center for research and development, Oerlikon Neumag, the Neumünster-based German machine and plant manufacturer, is still fully on schedule. Only four months after the ground-breaking ceremony at the beginning of February, the topping-out ceremony could be celebrated today. Despite the conditions made more difficult by the Corona crisis, the timetable was adhered to.

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2020-06-11

Only a few weeks after the ground-breaking ceremony at the end of February, Oerlikon Barmag is already celebrating the topping-out ceremony for the new pumpconstruction production building at the Remscheid Lennep site today, despite the fact that the corona crisis has since set in and the framework conditions for the construction of the shell of the approximately 4,000 m² hall have become more difficult.

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Spinning

2020-06-04

In order to further optimize the material provision for the Oerlikon Neumag and Oerlikon Nonwoven business units and to strengthen internal processes at the German site in Neumünster, the Manmade Fibers segment of the Swiss Oerlikon Group decided last year to invest in a state-of-the-art logistics center with a new lift center. It has already been fully operational for a few weeks.

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Spinning

2020-06-11

"Even closer to our customers"

After more than eight years in the Intercontinental Business Center on Yutong Road in Shanghai, China, the Manmade Fibers segment has now opened a new sales and service office in the metropolis of millions near the international airport in Hongqiao and the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC).

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Spinning

2020-06-03

New location & production facilities for SSM Switzerland, from July 1st, 2020

SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler is delighted to announce the relocation of their Swiss factory plant from Horgen to Wädenswil. Thanks to the relocation into their newly built production facilities, SSM will strengthen their position as the world’s leading supplier of precision winding and yarn processing machines.

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Spinning

2020-05-28

Business situation against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic

Due to COVID-19, a large number of spinning mills have stopped production worldwide. Since the end of March 2020, this has led to low demand for spare partsand wear & tear parts and delays in testing programs during the development of new machines. Customers are postponing investment projects or unable to implement them due to restrictions imposed by national governments. This results in low demand for new machines.

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Spinning

2020-05-28

Up-to-date with secured remote services

To increase system productivity and to keep service downtimes as short as possible, remote servicing has long been absolutely essential within a globally-networked textile industry. For its Oerlikon Neumag and Oerlikon Nonwoven brands, the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment is offering a new secured remote service concept with defined loan-based hardware and software.

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Spinning

2020-05-27

Non-stop innovation in quality management

Ten years ago, it seemed like a ground-breaking innovation in yarn clearing technology. But that was only the start, and USTER’s ambitions for its world-leading QUANTUM 3 series have never stopped growing. Spinners have been presented with a whole series of impressive developments – each one a big step in expanding the possibilities, from quality control at winding to ‘smart’ clearing, contamination control, mill optimization and even preventing faults from occurring at source.

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Spinning

2020-05-21

Home textiles made from bulky Polyester filament yarn

Home textiles directly influence the feel-good factor of our personal surroundings. Being pleasant to the touch, soft and extremely aesthetic, highly-bulky upholstery fabrics for furniture, decorative fabrics and wall textiles, drapes and pleated curtains and even carpets can support and express our lifestyles and personalities. High-quality textiles for our beds, bathrooms and tables are frequently matter-of-fact for many of us. And high-end yarns are also used in the automobile industry – for seat upholstery, interior cladding and floor covering in cars. Often, they have to withstand heavy demands. For this reason, the yarn quality of the high-titer yarns must be correspondingly high.

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