BRUCKNER introduces new energy management tool
A company that specialises in manufacturing machines for finishing textile and film webs, BRÜCKNER Trockentechnik GmbH & Co. KG intends to introduce assistance systems for plant operators onto the market. The family-owned company, an active member of the VDMA, expects the tools to unlock energy savings and free up 30 percent of the reserve capacity in German-manufactured systems.
Tradition meets digitalisation
The phenomenon of digitalisation and networking of the entire value chain – Industry 4.0 – is also gaining importance in the textile industry. H. Stoll AG & Co. KG, a long-established manufacturer of flat knitting machines based in Reutlingen, Germany, will present an innovative software tool for networking of machine parks with up to a thousand machines at the ITMA textile machinery show in mid-November.
Wovens, an exciting potential!
Weaving is one of the oldest manufacturing processes known to man, but in the age of technical textiles it is about to undergo exciting new transformations, says Peter D. Dornier, chief executive officer and co-owner of Lindauer DORNIER GmbH.
Litespeed needles lower end-user CO2 emissions
One of the largest textile machinery equipment suppliers in the world, Groz-Beckert has demonstrated with its "Litespeed" needles for circular knitting machines that product innovations are not driven solely by financial considerations. T
With system integration toward the Internet of things
RFID readers in the dye house read the contents of radio tags, robotic dispensing systems supply the precisely constituted dye mix. If sensors report excessive shrinkage of the textile goods, the smart machine controller corrects the process parameters.
With triple added value: E3 assure sustainability
Faster than a formula 1 car: During cabling ? a mechanical yarn finishing process in carpet manufacturing ? the yarn in the ?CarpetCabler?, built by Saurer Volkmann in Krefeld, reaches top speeds of up to 420 km/h (261 mph). With a few decisive innovations the Saurer Group, with seven locations in Germany, is making a significant contribution in the effort to reduce energy consumption and therewith also the CO2 emissions associated with industrial carpet manufacturing
The textile machinery industry should invest more in R&D
Located in Coimbatore, Sieger Spintech Equipments Pvt Ltd offers cost-effective solutions in sheet metal fabrication, textile machinery and industrial automation. D Srinivasan, Director of Sieger Spintech, talks on the company’s performance at ITMA.
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