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Picanol new features available on PicConnect

We are excited to announce that some new features have been released on PicConnect, our online platform offering digital services.

DORNIER's focal points at K 2022: Longer line service life and recycling management

The increased hygienic requirements during the Corona pandemic have also fuelled the demand for packaging. At Lindauer DORNIER GmbH this has led to an unprecedented level of incoming orders for film stretching lines. At the K (19 - 26 October in Düsseldorf), the technology leader will therefore focus on spare parts supply and additional services for the newly sold lines.

DORNIER at the K 2022: focus on energy efficiency and technical film for solar energy

Since film from DORNIER lines is also being used in increasingly demanded solar panels and electric cars, the company's special focus at the K exhibition (19 - 26 October in Düsseldorf) is on innovations for the production of technical film. At the same time, the energy efficiency of existing lines is becoming more and more important in terms of sustainability. In this context, DORNIER will be presenting its first conversion catalogue for existing lines at the K.

Picanol at the Swedish Textile Machine Expo

Together with our Swedish agent Ilmakunnas-Engblom, Picanol is present at the Swedish Textile Machine Expo in Borås (Sweden) on October 13 and 14. STM is a hub for sustainable textile production. The Swedish School of Textiles opens its university and its labs to create a forum for the local textile production of the future. We are thrilled to share our latest innovations at the Picanol OptiMax-i Connect machine the university has acquired recently.

INDIA ITME 2022

INDIA ITME 2022, the global business platform for textile machines, will be held in Exposition Mart Ltd, Noida from December 8 to 13, notwithstanding the difficulties that have been caused by the coronavirus. In spite of the challenges, we are all of the opinion that both the exhibitors and the visitors are going to be satisfied with this activity.

Happy STRENGTH Group 9th Anniversary, Suntech Textile Machinery

It is such an exciting moment to announce that STRENGTH Group coming to the ninth anniversary.

Peter Dornier Foundation Prize 2022 honours textile research on woven heart valve

Peter Dornier Foundation Prize 2022 honours textile research on woven heart valve

Woven innovation with coarse, recycled yarns

Twill and Panama weaving techniques give the fabrics their rigid properties as well as making them suitable for machine washing.

Sustainable filtering, environmentally friendly transport – Lindauer DORNIER presents new solutions for the production of filter fabrics and fiber composites at ITMA Asia

For the first time in years, ITMA Asia (12. - 16.6., Shanghai) will take place again this spring. Lindauer DORNIER is looking forward to the trade fair, which – due to the pandemic – will be held both on-site and in a virtual format. The machine and plant manufacturer from Lindau will present its latest developments in the production of high-quality filter fabrics and future-oriented fiber composite components.

Picanol to exhibit at ITMA ASIA + CITME from June 12-16

TWO BRAND NEW PICANOL RAPIER MACHINES WILL BE PREMIERED!

Brazilian customer Döhler’s experience on the new TerryPlus-i

Last year we launched our new TerryPlus-i airjet weaving machine. Döhler was the first Brazilian customer to order the TerryPlus-i. Ingo Döhler, Industrial Director, outlines his thoughts on the new TerryPlus-i: “We are very impressed by the stability and performance of the TerryPlus-i weaving machine. TerryPlus-i fulfills its promise of delivering top level pile quality, even at the highest speeds, and this allows us to offer a perfect terry fabric to our customers.”

DORNIER Magnetic Clip Closer and Opener

The new DORNIER clip closer opens and closes as if by an invisible hand. The system ensures contactless operation. It is installed in the inlet stand of the transverse stretching machine (TDO) of our film stretching lines.

Digital career guidance - Lindauer DORNIER offers virtual tours and informs about training professions

For more than 10.9 million pupils in the country it is currently: home schooling instead of face-to-face lessons and for the 1.8 million associated school leavers: disorientation instead of career guidance.

Brazilian customer Döhler’s experience on the new TerryPlus-i

Last year we launched our new TerryPlus-i airjet weaving machine. Döhler was the first Brazilian customer to order the TerryPlus-i. Ingo Döhler, Industrial Director, outlines his thoughts on the new TerryPlus-i: “We are very impressed by the stability and performance of the TerryPlus-i weaving machine. TerryPlus-i fulfills its promise of delivering top level pile quality, even at the highest speeds, and this allows us to offer a perfect terry fabric to our customers.”

Gerald Vogt becomes new CEO of Stäubli Group

Christophe Coulongeat (39) will assume the global responsibility for the Robotics Division on January 1, 2021.

Is there life on Mars? Our customer Heathcoat Fabrics in the UK is helping NASA to find out!

Heathcoat Fabrics Limited was selected by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to design and make a super high-strength and heat resistant parachute fabric for the Mars 2020 / Perseverance Rover mission. And Heathcoat chose a Picanol weaving machine for the development of its DecelAir™ parachute fabric. Picanol’s weaving machine is the perfect solution for the production of high-quality fabrics for technically demanding end uses. You can read the full story below.

DORNIER initiates mask development with the German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research (DITF)

Initiated by weaving machine manufacturer Lindauer DORNIER, the DITF are launching a project to develop reusable medical face masks based on high-precision air-jet weaving technology.

ITEMA R95002denim: Denim Like No Other

Since market launch at ITM 2018 in Istanbul,the denim dedicated rapier R95002denim has become a real market success. Equipped with iSAVER® – the Itemalab™ latest mechatronic marvel which completely eliminates the weft and warp waste on the left-hand side of the fabric, R95002denimclearly sets anew benchmark in sustainable weaving and guaranteeing a significant money saving.

Picanol present at Cinte Techtextil in Shanghai (September 2-4, 2020)

This week, our China Picanol Sales team is present at Cinte Techtextil in the Shanghai New International Expo Center (Booth E3-A15). Visitors of the tradeshow can discover our high-tech weaving machines for technical textiles based on airjet and rapier technology.

KARL MAYER presents one-stop-shop at the WTiN Virtual Trade Show, 15 – 30 October 2020, for the business success of its customers

Solutions for business successes that secure futures – KARL MAYER will be taking no more and no less to the WTiN Virtual Trade Show from 15 to 30 October 2020. The innovative market leader's participation in the trade show organised by the information network for the textile industry represents not just one but two firsts. The KARL MAYER Group will be making its debut at an online trade show, and it will also be presenting itself to a wide industry audience together with its new STOLL business unit for the first time.

Lindauer DORNIER employs the best trainees in the Allgaeu region

For their outstanding exam results, our former trainees Jan Wannagat (cutting machine operator m/f) and Robin Sputh (specialist for metal technology – construction technology m/f) received the award as Allgaeu’s best trainees by the @ihkschwaben.

Itema Group announces the closing of the acquisition of PTMT (ex Panter)

27 July 2020, (Colzate, Bergamo) – Itema, the leading provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, announces the finalization of the agreement for the acquisition of PTMT, formerly Panter, in business lease since April 2019.

Picanol goes the extra mile for Portuguese customer hit by a fire

Ada Fios is without doubt one of the leading producers of medical gauze fabrics in Europe. Based 30 minutes from the city of Porto, Portugal, it was hit by a devastating fire at the end of June. Unfortunately, one of the most modern mills – not only in Europe but also in the world – which included spinning and weaving machines, was completely destroyed.

Picanol launches new machine at ITMA Asia

Picanol, a market leader in airjet and rapier weaving machines, will premiere the GTMax-i 3.0, the company’s latest rapier weaving machine, at the upcoming ITMA Asia + CITME that takes place in Shanghai, next month. The GTMax-i 3.0 is building further on the success of GT-Max and GTMax-I, the company says.

SMIT: Weaving Machines Manufacturer Since 1938

Weaving machines with rapier weft insertion and jacquard looms for home textiles, garments, terry towels and customized solutions to produce special technical fabrics.

Dornier - The rapier weaving machine P2

The most flexible weaving machine in the world – made even better

Picanol looks forward to yet another successful year ahead

After a challenging, yet a positive 2019, Picanol looks forward to yet another successful year. The uncertain macroeconomic climate resulted in a worldwide slowdown in the machine market. Still, the textile machinery company, could perform fairly well despite the difficult conditions and we are now starting to see the first signs of recovery in the market.

VANDEWIELE - Visit us at ITM 2020

ITM International Textile, Yarn, Knitting, Weaving, Dyeing, Printing, Finishing and Hosiery Machineries, Sub-Industries and Chemicals Exhibition organized by Tüyap Fairs and Exhibitions Organization Inc & Teknik Fairs Inc. partnership with the Cooperation of TEMSAD (Turkish Textile & Machinery Industrialists Association) will be held at TÜYAP Fair Convention and Congress Center, Istanbul – Turkey. More than 1000 textile technology producer companies are presenting their latest models in operation.

Novibra welcomes visitors with innovations in spindle technology

Novibra, based in the Czech Republic, is a trend setter in spindle technology and the biggest spindle producer worldwide. Since the revolutionary High Precision Spindle (HPS) concept introduction 30 years back, the company has been continuously launching innovative products for the modern spinning mills to the market. Novibras’ goal is to bring beneficial and customized solutions to the customers helping them to keep their leading position in the market.

Stäubli Textile exhibiting in Egypt

Stäubli, a leading global solution provider for the manufacturing of virtually any woven application, is participating at its agent NOBELTEX’s Booth 5B1. Visitors will learn about the benefits of Stäubli’s state-of-the-art systems for automation in weaving preparation, shedding for frame & Jacquard weaving, and more. All are perfectly suited to the mill’s daily needs.

Quality before quantity: China turns increasingly to superior quality weaving machines from DORNIER for manufacturing technical fabrics

High-tech boom in China: More and more Chinese textile companies are choosing weaving machines from DORNIER in order to meet the growing demand for high quality technical fabrics for aircraft parts, filters, automotive and safety textiles. At the ITMA Asia International Textile Machinery trade fair in Shanghai (15-19 October), the German technology leader will exhibit the world‘s most advanced weaving technology for producing high performance fabrics.

Stäubli to debut new solutions at ITMA Asia

Stäubli Textile will be presenting its machinery range and latest solutions at two booths at this year’s ITMA Asia, in Shanghai. Weavers will learn about innovations in weaving preparation and see high-speed shed formation solutions for all sorts of woven applications in action. Carpet weavers will see brand new pattern samples that impressively demonstrate Stäubli’s innovative binding technologies.

ITEMA exhibiting two brand-new weaving machines and breakthrough weaving innovations at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

Colzate (Italy) and Shanghai (China) – Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, has prepared an impressive product line-up for ITMA ASIA+CITME 2018 in Shanghai on October 15-19, 2018.

Van de Wiele innovations at ITMA ASIA 2018

BONAS, trendsetter in jacquard weaving, will present its latest innovations at ITMA ASIA 2018. The Si range, known as trailblazer in jacquard weaving thanks to its most compact design, lightweight, low energy consumption and high efficiency is now available from 2.688 up to 31.104 hooks, the largest single jacquard machine available on the market. On the VANDEWIELE booth you can discover the Si27 on an Itema R9500-340 cm with 27.200 installed hooks, weaving wall covering & bed covers. To date, numerous Bonas Si’s with over 25.000 hooks are installed in the market, weaving a wide range of applications.

TOYOTA AT ITMAASIA + CITME 2018

TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION (TICO) (President: Akira Onishi) will participate in the International Exhibition of Textile Machinery “ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018”, which will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from October 15th(Mon) to 19th (Fri). In Hall 3 Booth No. D38, TICO will exhibit and demonstrate 2 Air-jet weaving machines.