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Spinning Automation Makes Headway!
Automation in spinning began with simple systems like Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) and Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS), but today it is integrated into the machinery and with IoT, automation is set to make a big leap, reveals the ITJ Cover Story.
Move beyond conventional paradigms: K Gupta
Taking a big leap forward, industry is going through another paradigm shift, popularly referred as the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” or “Industry 4.0”. The ultimate goal of the fourth revolution is to build a parallel virtual world that will control and run the physical world. Everything that can be digitalised will be digitalised throughout the course of Industry 4.0. The future of the manufacturing industry lies with big data analytics, robots, automations, programmable logic controllers and IoT.
Texfair 2017 in Coimbatore ended on an optimistic note with the textile industry looking forward to a happier 2018.
With more than 50,000 small, medium and large-scale industries and textile mills in an around Coimbatore and Tirupur, an event as big as Texfair, which focuses on textile machinery, accessories and spares, is a must for the Southern market of India. In its 11th edition, Texfair 2017, organised by the Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA), provided a platform for the stakeholder to zero in their investments and expenses prudently, showcase their inventions and cost effective items and other products, enable the technocrats and shopfloor technicians to update their knowledge on the latest technology and create an awareness on cost cutting, to encourage micro, small and medium entrepreneurs also to showcase their products and get exposure to the market. Texfair 2017 was held from November 17-20, 2017 at Codissia Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore.
LMW unveils solar-run mini ring frame
The mechanised mini ringframe with 32 spindles is driven using solar energy and is designed with a host of features that ensure high productivity, quality of yarn and also provide utmost safety and user-friendliness. In a major breakthrough with a view to cater to the khadi sector and as a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, the Coimbatore-based spinning machinery giant, Lakshmi Machine Works (LMW), has unveiled, for the first time, a ‘solar-powered mini ring frame’.
Autotex forges ahead
Rieter, the Swiss-based leader in spinning technology has a strict policy on quality, and if it awards a company for its ´Best Quality´ and as it´s ´Reliable Global Supplier´, it is no small achievement! But that is the peak of performance that Autotex has scaled in the recent times by bagging these prestigious awards for its bobbin-holders.
Habasit's energy-saving spindle tapes, a winner
An affiliate of the world leader Habasit AG, Switzerland, Habasit-Iakoka offers synthetic sandwich spindle tapes, high quality power transmission and conveyor belts backed by an extensive distribution network and dedicated service in India and Bangladesh.
Europe still dominates in textile technology, but India is no laggard. It has created its own niche. With 158 exhibitors at the present ITMA 2015, Indian textile machinery and spares industry has come a long way to spread its wings since 1975 when at the same Milan, India fielded a lone exhibitor. An ITJ Report previews the current scenario.
TMMA 55th AGM focuses on exports, R&D
The Textile Machinery Manufacturers´ Association (TMMA) (India) hosted a 55th Annual General Meeting on August 13, 2015 at Sunset Lounge, Hotel Trident, Mumbai.