Spinning

2018-08-09

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment records strong growth in Q2 orders, sales and EBITDA margin

“We achieved another quarter of excellent performance, recording strong growth in orders, sales and operating profitability,” said Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO Oerlikon Group. “ Our Manmade Fibers Segment recorded another quarter of strong results, substantially increasing both orders and sales and significantly improving EBITDA margin."

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Spinning

2018-08-02

Savio presents as a provider of energy saving and industry 4.0 winding solutions at ITMA ASIA+CITME 2018

Savio will exhibit in Shanghai energy saving and industry 4.0 solutions in the winding segment: Polar Evolution and Eco PulsarS winding machines, plus an industry 4.0 corner with smart solutions for mill monitoring. Since 1911, the Italian manufacturer Savio is specialized in the yarn-finishing segment, being the leading supplier of winding, twisting and rotor spinning machines, with manufacturing plants spanning over Italy, China, India and Czech Republic.

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Spinning

2018-07-24

For decades the USTER® Tester has been the indispensable driver of quality in yarn manufacturing and celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, and its unique reputation as a driver of textile quality worldwide is stronger than ever. Even in its earliest version, this remarkable instrument was a big hit with spinning mills, inspiring a new focus on yarn quality.

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Spinning

2018-07-23

The new Autoconer X6 represents a quantum leap in process automation. With its revolutionary Bobbin Cloud material flow system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, the Autoconer X6 takes a definitive step towards Automation 4.0 in the winding field.

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Spinning

2018-07-20

Developed and manufactured in Switzerland – this is one of the key USPs of products from Loepfe Brothers Ltd. Today the company announced a substantial investment in the extension of its headquarters in Wetzikon, Switzerland. Construction of the new headquarters building, which will add two additional stories on top of the existing production building, started earlier this month. With a total of 2,500 m2 floor space it will have enough room for some 60 offices in combination with modern meeting facilities and a canteen for the employees.

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Spinning

2018-07-19

Rieter’s sales increased to CHF 515.3 million in the first half of 2018, an increase of 24% compared to the previous year period (first half year 2017: CHF 415.2 million). This increase resulted from the organic growth of the Business Groups Machines & Systems and After Sales and the acquisitive growth of the Business Group Components.

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Spinning

2018-07-18

RUAG deepens cooperation with Oerlikon to achieve serial production of 3D printed components for space

Oerlikon (SIX: OERL), a leading technology and engineering group, and RUAG Space, a division of the technology Group RUAG, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding today during the Farnborough Airshow to qualify and accelerate series production of 3D printed space components.

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Spinning

2018-06-28

Loepfe´s management committed to a greener future

The management of Loepfe Brothers Ltd. decided to increase the efforts of the company in relation to environmental sustainability. “We commit ourselves to save resources, to increase energy efficiency of our processes and products, and to reduce the environmental impact in general”, says Silvano Auciello, Head of Sales and Marketing.

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Spinning

2018-06-21

Yarn strength measurement – and protection against quality claims

Yarn producers today know that both quality and performance are essential if they are to meet the continually-rising demands of their customers in the weaving and knitting mills. Yarns must have the look, feel and functionality to satisfy these requirements. With the launch of the USTER® TENSOJET 5, the concept of tensile testing is extended to provide a total package: precise measurement of a yarn’s strength, combined with reliable protection against quality claims based on accurate forecasts of performance in later processes.

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Spinning

2018-06-06

More profit from automatic cleaning

The new Vacuum Trash Cleaner (VTC) from Schlafhorst is an innovative unit for the Autocoro 9. It improves automated cleaning of the rotor spinning machine and thus increases its profitability. The VTC increases the raw material tolerance of the Autocoro 9, reducing spinning costs further. The spinning of recycled or coarse yarns generates a lot of fibre waste due to the high material throughput. The E3-optimised innovation counteracts this. It significantly reduces the manpower required to keep the machines clean in these applications.

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Spinning

2018-05-31

Comprehensive quality solutions for nonwovens

The market for nonwoven products is forecast to continue its growth trend, through both rising world population and the development of innovative products. EDANA (the European Disposables and Nonwovens Association) also sees per capita consumption almost doubling to 1.62 kg in 2020, compared to 0.96 kg in 2009.

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Spinning

2018-05-24

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment focuses on filament, staple fiber and nonwovens

Oerlikon announced today that the company will continue to align their Manmade Fibers Segment product portfolio with the future of innovative Industry 4.0 plant solutions putting greater focus on their core business of filament, staple fiber and nonwovens. As a result, the corporate group will divest their technology solutions for tape and monofilament plants.

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