Spinning

2018-11-01

Strong growth momentum continued in all businesses

“We are pleased to announce another quarter of strong growth,” said Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO Oerlikon Group. “We increased Group orders by 22 % and sales by almost 30 % year-over-year. The EBITDA margin of 15 % reflects the higher operating costs related to investments and a larger share of revenues generated by equipment and project businesses in this quarter.”

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Spinning

2018-10-25

The years of intensive research and development in the field of texturing, which Oerlikon Barmag is doing at the site in China, bears further fruits. On October 12, 2018, the new R&D-Center was officially inaugurated at the Suzhou site. Around 80 invited guests took part in the inauguration ceremony. The ceremonial opening was done by the government representatives of the city of Suzhou and the top management level of Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment.

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Spinning

2018-10-18

Today, Industrie 4.0 is already making its mark at many companies across the globe – and is there to stay. The Age of Digitalization has also arrived in the textile sector – manifesting itself in the production of customized apparel within a mere few hours in microfactories or in the form of cost-optimized, self-controlled production based on networked systems and data analysis. At the same time, there are challenges that slowing down the advent of digitalization – data protection and data security being just two of these.

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Spinning

2018-10-18

Oerlikon integrates the AC-Automation GmbH & Co. KG – which is headquartered in Bernkastel-Kues – automation solutions for large-scale systems into its technology portfolio. The company is thus taking an important step on its journey towards now being able to offer fully-automated factories digitally networked using Industrie 4.0 solutions from a single source.

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Spinning

2018-10-17

Quality solutions across the full range of primary textile production – from fiber to finished fabric – are now offered by Uster Technologies, following the successful integration of automated inspection systems from EVS. This expansion of capability means USTER is unique as the world’s only supplier of high-tech instruments for quality monitoring and management in spinning, weaving, knitting, finishing and nonwovens. The three EVS systems for vision-based fabric inspection are now presented under USTER branding.

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Spinning

2018-10-16

Staple FORCE S 1100 at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

Economical, flexible and compact – this is the motto with which Oerlikon Neumag. The staple fiber system excels at two things in particular: it produces small batches (up to 15 tons per day) and can be swiftly reconfigured for various requirements, including polymer, dye and titer changes. Its process control system for easy operation is absolutely unique. And all this for a modest initial investment.

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Spinning

2018-10-15

James Heal has revealed a new Light Fastness Tester with Weathering at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

UK-based materials testing instrument manufacturer, James Heal, is exhibiting at the ITMA Asia + CITME Exhibition, from today until 19 October, 2018, at the new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai.

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Spinning

2018-10-15

En-route to becoming a digital trendsetter

How does a manmade fiber systems world market leader with currently more than 3,000 employees successfully undergo digital transformation? This first and foremost requires an economically solid foundation and numerous digital change modules such as organizational adaptability, agility and the qualifying of employees. Georg Stausberg, CEO, and Jochen Adler, CTO describe the exciting path the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment is embarking on to create new digital products and services with superlative customer benefits.

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Spinning

2018-10-15

The global language of quality gets appy

Today, fiber purchasing, yarn development and trading would be virtually unthinkable without USTER® STATISTICS. This year, the global language of textile quality enters a new dimension with USTER® STATISTICS 2018 available as a mobile application – simply called the STATISTICS app – for PCs and all mobile devices. New quality characteristics as well as extended yarn count ranges and novel yarn types will further thrill the users of the USTER® STATISTICS 2018.

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Spinning

2018-10-04

En route to the digital yarn factory

“From Melt to Yarn, Fibers and Nonwovens – Bring it to Life” – is the motto under which the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment will transform itself into a digital machinery and plant manufacturing company showcasing its power as one of the innovation leaders for the production of chemical fibers. ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018, taking place in Shanghai from October 15th to 19th, is the world’s biggest textile machinery exhibition this year and with over 750 square meter exhibition space will be a virtual show for trendsetting digital products and services “From Melt to Yarn, Fibers and Nonwovens”.

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Spinning

2018-10-04

STC Spinnzwirn is a new company of the Starlinger Group

Already in May 2018, the Austrian Starlinger Group announced the successful acquisition of the Chemnitz-based business unit Barmag Spinnzwirn from Oerlikon. With the closing (final transfer of ownership) effected on October 1, Oerlikon Barmag Spinnzwirn now turns into the independent company STC Spinnzwirn GmbH (Starlinger Textile machinery Chemnitz).

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Spinning

2018-09-27

Tomsic presents simplest tester on the market

TOMSIC from Italy (Hall H1 / Booth E14), established in 1956 and one of the leading companies active in production and marketing of complete laboratory equipment for spinning mills as well as autoleveller system for cards and drawframes, will highlight its TOMSIC Evenness Tester named EASY: the evenness tester for yarn, roving and sliver..

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Spinning

2018-09-27

SAURER shows how to innovate the value chain of spinning

Saurer Spinning Solutions, the specialist in staple fibre processing from bale to yarn, is showcasing an abundance of innovative new products, from the new card to new ring spinning and winding machines featuring the latest technology. Also included are ‘senses’, Saurer's digital control and analysis tool, as well as quality assuring components. Saurer Spinning Solutions will be exhibiting at ITMA Asia at the Saurer Group booth in hall 1/F01.

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