Greater productivity and energy efficiency

Oerlikon Textile exhibiting at ShanghaiTex 2011 / Oerlikon Textile, the global market and technology leader for textile machines and systems, is exhibiting at ShanghaiTex 2011

Remscheid/Shanghai, (PresseBox) - Innovations for increased productivity and energy efficiency are the key themes selected by Oerlikon Textile to present the comprehensive product portfolio of its five brands at ShanghaiTex 2011 from 14 to 17 June 2011 in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre at information booth C 10 in hall E 1.

Just a few weeks in advance of ITMA in Barcelona, the most important textile machinery exhibition in the world to be held at the end of this September, Oerlikon Textile - part of the Oerlikon Group - is showcasing its offer in Asia, the key growth market for textile machinery and systems. "Our presence here in Shanghai is extremely important for us to be able to present the advantages of our products and services locally to our customers," states Thomas Babacan, CEO of Oerlikon Textile and COO of OC Oerlikon. Oerlikon Textile is concentrating specifically on the following products of its five brands:

Oerlikon Barmag: ultimate quality texturing and spinning

The Remscheid/Germany-based market leader for filament machinery and systems boasts an extensive catalogue of technical highlights. By far the most important is the new automatic eAFK texturing machine that combines proven technology from previous models with a flexible, modular machine structure and offers increased productivity with reduced personnel requirements. The innovative WINGS spinning system is now also offered for FDY. And the new multi-threaded automatic winding head for high-strength special yarns means considerably less energy consumption and space utilisation, as well as reduced investment and maintenance costs.

Oerlikon Schlafhorst: innovations for more economically efficient spinning and yarn packages

The developments of this market and innovation leader for ring and rotor spinning technology and yarn packages focus on current market themes. Zinser ring spinning machines increase raw material efficiency and process reliability with ImpactFX compact technology. The fully or semi-automatic Autocoro has set the standard for automation in rotor spinning systems for some time. The Autoconer winding machine also offers various automation levels to further reduce personnel requirements.

Oerlikon Neumag: focusing on perfect BCF yarns and synthetic staple fibres

The S+ generation of machines is the flagship of this leading supplier in the manufacture of highly developed BCF carpet yarns. The BCF machine offers all the benefits of previous technologies as well as significantly higher processing speed and performance. And in the production of synthetic staple fibres, the 300 tonnes-per-day unit sets the benchmark in the manufacture of polyester staple fibres with the largest capacity for an individual line anywhere in the world.

Oerlikon Saurer: always a step ahead of the field in embroidery and twisting

The global market leader in embroidery and twisting is responding to the market's demand for ultimate yarn quality, production flexibility and application versatility. The Volkmann FT is the two-for-one twisting machine of the future for staple fibre yarns. The Volkmann carpet cabler reduces operating costs in the carpet yarn sector. With the Volkmann GT-series ring spinning machines, technical applications are now possible as well as up-twisting glass filaments. The Allma CC3 (also a two-for-one machine) and CC4 cabling machines are a byword for quality, economic efficiency and low energy consumption. And the Epoca 6 generation offers perfection and maximum productivity in shuttle embroidery.

Oerlikon Textile Components: premium components for every application

The world market leader in the manufacture of premium textile components has a range of products that is optimally tailored to customer needs and includes all quality-relevant components for spinning applications. These high-quality and reliable products are marketed under the following established lines: Accotex and Texparts (staple fibre spinning), Daytex, Heberlein, Temco (filament spinning) and Fibrevision (monitoring systems).

Oerlikon Textile GmbH & Co. KG

Oerlikon (SIX: OER) is one of the world's leading high-tech industrial groups, specialising in machinery and plant manufacture. The company is synonymous with innovative industrial solutions and advanced technologies for textile machinery, thin-film coatings, drives, vacuum and solar systems and advanced nanotechnology. Originally established in Switzerland and with a tradition stretching back more than 100 years, Oerlikon is now a global player employing more than 16,500 people at over 150 locations in 38 countries and generated turnover of CHF 3.6 billion in 2010. The company invested CHF 239 million in research and development in 2010. More than 1,200 experts design tomorrow's products and services. The company occupies the number one or number two slot in its respective global markets in most sectors.

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