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Sandler

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Under the motto "Inspired by the future", Sandler AG celebrated its 140th anniversary on May 10, 2019 at the company's headquarters in Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany with 250 invited guests. The company announced plans to invest approx. 80 million euros over the next two years. In Schwarzenbach/Saale ...

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World of needling technology

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The average of the past years has shown a continued production growth of more than 5 percent p. a. Although other technologies may have enjoyed greater public interest, staple fiber web forming together with needling is still the leader in production volume. This statement is by no means intended to ...

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France's textile industry blazing a new trail

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

For a long time, the French textile industry was characterized by the relocation of production to low-income countries and a decline in jobs. Now the figures published by the French statistics bureau INSEE show that the number of employees in this sector increased by 3.6 percent for the first time ...

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Karl Mayer

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

In April 2019, the Karl Mayer Academy moved into its state-ofthe- art, 755 m² training center at its headquarters in Obertshausen, Germany, and the training courses started in May - with a tried-and-tested concept. Three separate classrooms, equipped with top-of-the-range training equipment, are ...

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Special fibers - natural and finer than silk

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

After Techtextil in Frankfurt, the mediumsized viscose fiber manufacturer Kelheim Fibres is now rising the flag at ITMA in Barcelona.

Following a major fire in October 2018, the long-established Bavarian fiber manufacturer is currently rebuilding the heart of its viscose fiber production plant. The ...

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Supporting the production of high-quality yarns

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The company will be presenting its highquality product range of spin finishes for the man-made fiber industry and also several new developments in Barcelona. In our modern world not any textile raw material is processed more often than man-made fibers. Their characteristics, their versatility and ...

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Printing and drying in a single machine

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Since it was founded in 1980, Machines Highest Mechatronic GmbH (MHM) from Austria has adopted an innovative approach to establish itself as a specialist in screen printing equipment for textiles. To date, textile printing and drying processes have been two separate processes that required two ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

After a four-year wait, the international textile machinery industry meets once again at ITMA in Barcelona. "The increasingly degree of automation and digitization, combined with real-time data tracking and interconnection, has spawned the 4th industrial revolution and the emergence of smart ...

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Lenzing

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The Lenzing Group continued its stable development in the first quarter of 2019. Despite a significantly tougher market climate, the Group's revenue rose by 1.8 percent year-on-year to 560 million euros in the first quarter of 2019

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The textile industry has just presented itself as a dynamic high-tech sector at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, and now we are already packing our bags and heading to the next international industry highlight in Barcelona, Spain. ITMA is the trend-setting trade fair, where textile machinery ...

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Analyzing softness

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

At the beginning of this year emtec Electronic GmbH sold the 300th TSA Softness Analyzer. The device is now in use in 48 countries, around the world. In Barcelona, the company will showcase its well-known softness testing instrument to fair visitors.

Additionally, on June 21, Alexander Grüner will ...

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Integrated, smart, fully digitized

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

In Barcelona, the globally active Swiss familyowned company Zünd presents versatile and high-performance cutting systems. State-ofthe- art software tools underline its digital competence. As in so many other industries, digital technology has already become firmly established in the textiles ...

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Microfiber nonwovens for professional volleyballs

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

A lot of people enjoy playing volleyball, but only a handful of them know that nonwovens are also used in professional volleyballs. Kuraray has a long-standing partnership with Mikasa, with a collaboration between the two companies dating back to 1967, when they began developing a surface material ...

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TU Vienna develops promising polymers

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

After years of work, a team from the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) has succeeded in finding a chemical synthesis method for these S-PPVs. The manufacturing process has now been patented. Organic polymers can now be found in solar cells, sensors, LEDs and a large number of other ...

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Advansa

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The leading European fiber producer has developed a new microfiber for the nonwovens industry using a unique technology. With a diameter of only 8 ìm (0.6 dtex), the fibers are particularly soft. A special surface treatment gives them hydrophilic properties, ensuring that moisture is immediately ...

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IDEA focuses on sustainability and cooperation

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Sharing superpowers "As a leader in the innovation of smart adhesive technologies for disposable hygiene products, we have consistently revolutionized and spurred development in the industry. Here at IDEA 2019, we are sharing our 'superpowers'. By participating in this event we want to contribute to ...

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Two complete production lines

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

On the eve of Techtextil, Trützschler opened its new Nonwovens Customer and Technology Center in Egelsbach, Germany. The technology center presents two complete production lines: an inline carding line with thermobonding and spunlacing equipment and an industrial working width spunlace- crosslapper ...

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Recycling in a direct spinning process

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

The Gneuß recycling technology from Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, enables the processing of high-volume, industrial PET waste from fiber, nonwoven or film production as well as from contaminated post-consumer bottle flakes. The recycling technology is based on the Gneuß processing unit (GPU) with MRS ...

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A blade is a blade, isn't it?

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

Lutz Blades from Solingen, Germany, has been making blades and cutters - from razor sharp, for extremely fine cutting jobs, to extremely robust for impact and pressure cutting, since 1922. Cutting processes in the textile and carpet industry need to be efficient, but also meet the highest quality ...

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Simpler and smarter with Industry 4.0

Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2019 07.06.2019

At ITMA 2019, Monforts, the specialist for finishing lines, will present a range of new advances made possible by Industry 4.0 technology. Visitors will discover the possibilities of 'digital twin' capability - which is now available for all Monforts machine systems. Exploiting the latest state-of ...

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