Weaving

2022-01-27

The creative luxury of Lanificio Cerruti selects the pioneering weaving technology of Itema

Lanificio F.lli Cerruti, a historical excellence of Made in Italy as well as one of the most prestigious Italian woolen mills, has selected Itema, leading manufacturer of advanced weaving solutions, as weaving supplier for thirty new weaving machines that will be installed in the Biella manufacturing plant. The new weaving machines are set to increase the production capacity and the overall manufacturing efficiency, but in the first place they will contribute to further enhancing fabric quality and processes sustainability.

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Weaving

2022-01-13

Itema exhibited weaving innovations at SITEX Surat International Textile Expo 2022 January 8th – 10th, 2022 Booth 243

Colzate (Italy) and Mumbai (India) – Itema, the global leading provider of advanced weaving solutions, including weaving machines, OEM spare parts and integrated services, exhibited at SITEX (Booth 243) from January 8th – 10th at the Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre (SIECC).

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Weaving

2021-12-16

Picanol Group to build new head office in Ieper

Picanol Group (Euronext: PIC) today announced the construction of a new head office in its hometown of Ieper (Belgium). The new building will house 450 employees and it will be erected on the company's current site, between its training center and the Zuiderring road.

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Weaving

2021-12-16

Itema completes the acquisition of Lamiflex and appoints Eng. Massimo Zocche as new General Manager

Itema, leading global provider of advanced weaving solutions, has completed the acquisition of Lamiflex, an Italian excellence in the production of composite material components. The goal is to accelerate growth in composites in high potential markets. Eng. Massimo Zocche is the new General Manager.

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Weaving

2021-12-02

An exhibition by Otobong Nkanga at the Kunsthaus Bregenz shows: On weaving machines made by Lindauer DORNIER GmbH, not only functional fabrics and fashionable clothing, but also impressive works of art can be produced.

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Weaving

2021-11-18

Healds are one of the core components of the weaving process: No woven fabric can be created without them. Groz-Beckert has many different healds for a wide variety of applications in its range. Among them RONDOFIL- and Jacquard healds, which are usually made of two wires. Groz-Beckert provides them innovatively as mono wire healds made from one single wire. This offers numerous advantages for the process, end product and the environment.

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Weaving

2021-11-04

Picanol has introduced its latest generation of airjet and rapier weaving machines, which have been called the “Connect” generation. These new generation weaving machines focus on connectivity and an increased level of data availability. With this new generation, Picanol is launching several new functionalities such as a digitalized Gripper stroke setting, Gripper tape monitoring, Climate control, Shed angle measurement, and fully integrated Power monitoring.

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Weaving

2021-10-14

Picanol is proud to be “Driven by data”, and as such it has set itself the goal of tackling the next industrial revolution for its customers with the launch of PicConnect. With PicConnect, a new fully digital platform, Picanol is offering a wide range of features, from industrial IoT to service-related applications. PicConnect is a web-based application that can be accessed through a web browser on any device and it functions as the gateway to all Picanol’s digital services. The platform is cloud-based and it allows connecting the Picanol weaving machines to the platform in order to leverage its full extent of possibilities.

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Weaving

2021-10-13

Sustainable Denim: Itema brings its iSAVER® to the Denim Premiere Vision

Itema, worldwide leading manufacturer of advanced weaving solutions, exhibits at Denim Première Vision (Milan, Superstudio Più, 13 and 14 October 2021, booth F6) the mechatronic device iSAVER® that, unique in the sector, allows to denim weavers to save up tp 1.000 Kg of cotton per loom per year thus avoiding to waste circa 20 million of liters of water. An innovation 100% made-in-Italy, iSAVER® is already present in the biggest denim weaving mills in China, Vietnam, Turkey, Egypt, Italy and South America.

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Weaving

2021-09-30

Christo's last work of art: a connection between Germany and France

Christo planned to cover the Arc de Triomphe in Paris in 2020. But COVID-19 intervened and shortly afterwards the internationally renowned artist died. His nephew now has accomplished posthumously Christo's last work. The woven fabric for this oeuvre was provided by a German customer of Lindauer DORNIER GmbH.

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Weaving

2021-09-15

Paris Arc de Triomphe to be wrapped: Fabric is made in Germany by SETEX

It all started in the mid-1990s in the reunified Berlin: SETEX-Textil GmbH supplied the fabric for the wrapping of the German Reichstag. For what was probably the last project of the artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the weaving machines were running at full speed again. For the wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the world-famous artists relied on the expertise of the textile specialist for the fifth time. Blue and grey polypropylene fabrics were produced at the Greven production site, which will completely cover the Arc de Triomphe in Paris from 18 September.

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Weaving

2021-09-09

Ready for the future - Start of training at Lindauer DORNIER

On 1 September 2021, 16 young people (industrial mechanics, mechatronics technicians, cutting machine operators, construction mechanics, electricians for industrial engineering, machine and plant operators and industrial clerks) began their training at DORNIER. Two of them are studying technical subjects at the University of Cooperative Education in Ravensburg.

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Weaving

2021-08-26

Weavers in pole position

Speed by name and speed in performance…the brand new 2FAST rapier weaving machine from SMIT is built for ultimate productivity. Its compact design combines maximum output rates with quality and versatility. Made in Italy, it echoes the country’s traditions of speed in motor sports, with competitive performance that is also environmentally kind.

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