The textile machinery builder Karl Mayer has announced some of the new courses that will feature in the programme at the Karl Mayer Academy, which specialises in well targeted knowledge transfer.
This training centre is based at the company’s headquarters in Obertshausen and also has branches in India and China.
Warp and weft knitted fabrics producer Willy Hermann is said to be streets ahead of other manufacturers when it comes producing fine knitted fabrics. The long-established company was set up in 1934 and is currently being run by the third generation of the family, employing a workforce of 130 in two locations in Austria. The company’s headquarters are in Hard and it also has interests in a finishing company in Saxony, Germany to enable it to supply products of the highest quality.
Japanese flat knitting machine builder Shima Seiki flexed its technological muscles here in the heartland of Italian knitwear production when it showed no fewer than 17 different high technology flat knitting machines for the production of advanced knitwear, knitted footwear and accessories last weekend at its Open House show. Also on show was the company’s SPR2 (Shima Production Report) production management system and SDS ONE APEX 3 Apparel Design Workstation.
Since June of this year, long-term VDMA (German Engineering Federation) member H. Stoll GmbH & Co. KG has been an active partner of the ‘Blue Competence’ Sustainability Initiative launched by the organisation.
Archroma has announced its official launch as a newly formed colour and specialty chemicals company that comprises the former Textile Specialties, Paper Solutions and Emulsion Products businesses of Clariant.
To be led by CEO Alexander Wessels, the newly recruited senior leadership team will work closely with the current heads of the three businesses acquired from Clariant.
“We’re open for business with a new name and a financially strong and knowledgeable parent who believes in our technology, brand and leading market positions,” said new CEO Alexander Wessels.
Flat knitting machine manufacturer Stoll claims it has set new standards in the knitting world. Due to its unique yarn carrier technology, the newly launched Stoll CMS ADF-3 knitting machine offers many features for innovative knitting when it comes to structural technique and colour combinations. The company says the new machine combines all previously known yarn carrier technologies with its newly expanded functions to create a powerful flat knitting machine.
Stoll Software Solutions from leading German flat knitting machine builder Stoll now offers a broad array of useful software tools which complement Stoll knitting machines and pattern design solutions. According to the company these tools will offer many benefits to textile manufacturers who are looking for maximum flexibility and cost-efficiency.
Groz-Beckert has showcased its ‘Productivity Benchmark’ efficiency calculator for circular knitting processes at the ITM trade show in Turkey and ShanghaiTex in China, demonstrating how the use of high-quality products can increase productivity and be gentle on resources at the same time.
CRAiLAR Technologies, which produces and markets CRAiLAR Flax fibre, plans to acquire a European fibre dyeing facility with more than thirty years of experience in the industry. The company is remaining tight lipped about which particular facility it is acquiring, saying only that it is located in one of Europe’s traditional flax growing areas.
Teijin Aramid is launching a new anti-ballistic spall-liner solution at the DSEI show in London next week. The new fabric, Twaron T765, made with warp-knitting technology, is said to offer cost-effective ballistic protection in ground vehicles.
Designed for protecting military vehicles in high-threat situations, it can also provide protection in civilian vehicles against lower-level threats, the company reports.