Spin & Wind | December 2014
Saurer Group scores high once again!
The re-established Saurer Group looks back on 160 years of experience in improving production processes at different stages of the textile value chain. The name Saurer carries a long tradition in setting standards. Uniting the spinning brands Saurer Schlafhorst and Saurer Zinser, the twisting brands of Saurer Volkmann and Saurer Allma, Saurer Embroidery and the Saurer Components division consisting of the brands Accotex, Daytex, Fibrevision, Heberlein, Temco and Texparts.
In one of their recent activities, Saurer Group has strengthened its management team of its largest business unit. From November 1, 2014, Dr Martin Folini will take over the responsibility as CEO of Schlafhorst and Zinser. These two brands are the market and innovation leaders for roving and ring spinning, rotor spinning as well as winding with worldwide 2,000 employees. Dr Folini has a long experience in the textile machinery as well as high precision machinery industry. In another development, Jan Röttgering will take over the position of General Manager Rotor Spinning within the business unit, allowing a higher focus on individual product lines.