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2018-07-19

Sales increase in the first half of 2018

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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2018-07-18

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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2018-06-28

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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2018-06-21

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

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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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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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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2018-05-18

SSM successful on many shows

In the first four month SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG attended eight exhibitions around the world. In Colombia, Bangladesh, Japan, Russia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey and Pakistan SSM could convince the interested visitors about their solutions for yarn processing and winding.

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2018-05-17

Daniel Link has been appointed CEO of Loepfe Brothers Ltd.

Loepfe Brothers Ltd. announces the appointment of Daniel Link as Chief Executive Officer with effect from May 1st 2018. Maurizio Wermelinger, the current CEO, will retire but will remain as an advisor for a limited period of time to ensure a smooth transition.

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2018-05-07

Reifenhäuser Group expands Extrusion Systems component sales and strengthens activities in North America

The Reifenhäuser Group will present an initial overview of its upcoming strategic plans at the NPE Plastics Show in Orlando, Florida. “We are expanding and have a lot on the agenda,” says Bernd Reifenhäuser, CEO of the Reifenhäuser Group.

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2018-05-03

Oerlikon announces record Q1 with growth in all segments

“We have started the year very strongly, achieving a record in orders and sales, and have also improved our operating profitability,” said Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO Oerlikon Group.

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2018-04-27

Saurer invests in Arbon

The Saurer Group announced today that it is to establish a technology centre in Arbon, Switzerland. The research and development centre at the home of the Saurer textiles group will combine Saurer’s leading expertise in sensor technology and automation with the latest innovations of Industry 4.0.

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2018-04-25

USTER closes acquisition of EVS

Uster Technologies AG has announced the successful closing of the acquisition of Elbit Vision Systems Ltd. (EVS), a world-leading high-technology supplier for automated vision inspection in the textile industry. The combined technology offers customers more potential for further automation and improvement for increased and sustainable performance.

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