Weaving

2021-01-14

Is there life on Mars? Picanol 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.

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Weaving

2021-01-04

Vandewiele has reached an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Savio Group

Vandewiele informs they have reached an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Savio Group. They are convinced that the Savio Group will be a valued member of Vandewiele, consisting of several textile machine companies, all trendsetters in their field.

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Weaving

2020-12-10

Gerald Vogt becomes new CEO of the Stäubli Group

Stäubli, a global leader in industrial and mechatronic solutions, is starting the new year with a new Chief Executive Officer. Gerald Vogt, previously responsible for the global business of the Robotics Division, will take over as CEO from Rolf Strebel on January 1, 2021.

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Weaving

2020-12-03

A modern composite lightweight design is not based on the material alone. It is rather an optimal synergy of material, process and application.

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Weaving

2020-12-03

December 9, 2020 marks the 80th anniversary date of the Swissmem Textile Machinery Division. Stäubli, a member of Swissmem since January 1897, was among the founders of this section, dedicated to the textile industry. The section was established during very difficult times, World War II, but has achieved success for both partners: Today the Swissmem Textile Machinery Division is celebrating its 80th anniversary, and the Stäubli Group, as a founding member headquartered in Switzerland, enjoys worldwide renown as an innovation driver in textile mechatronics.

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Weaving

2020-11-26

Challenges in life are inevitable, but they can often be used to one’s advantage. This was the perspective that the Portuguese company ADA Fios took when it was hit by a fire that completely destroyed its spinning section and most of its weaving machines at the end of June. ADA Fios faced the challenge by confidently looking to the future and it made immediate plans for an even more modern weaving mill than it had before.

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Weaving

2020-11-19

Itema, the global leading provider of best-in-class weaving solutions including weaving machines, OEM spare parts and integrated services, has been chosen as the weaving partner for the colossal modernization program of the public sector of the Egyptian textile industry.

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Weaving

2020-11-12

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.

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Weaving

2020-11-11

Automated solutions for quality satisfaction

USTER® fabric inspection solutions cover the value chain from weaving to finishing. The ingenious design of USTER® Q-BAR 2 and USTER® EVS FABRIQ VISION fits every production line – delivering the right quality, while reducing waste and optimizing fabric yield.

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Weaving

2020-10-01

Groz-Beckert at the Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show

2020 has proven to be a challenging year in many respects – this also applies to holding trade fairs. The coronavirus pandemic has meant that many traditional trade fairs could not take place and new ways had to be found to provide a forum for professional exchanges in the industry. This is precisely why the Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show is taking place for the first time in 2020 under the motto "Reconnecting innovation in the textile & apparel value chain“.

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Weaving

2020-10-01

KARL MAYER’s PROWARP® and MULTI-MATIC® 32 impress the market

With the PROWARP® and MULTI-MATIC® 32, KARL MAYER presented innovative series machines for weaving preparation at ITMA 2019. With their special performance profiles, they are generating a great deal of interest on the market. The PROWARP® sectional warping machine offers utmost flexibility, precision and efficiency, and can be equipped with the latest communication, measuring and control technology.

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Weaving

2020-09-17

Picanol introduces the Terryplus-i, the new benchmark in terry weaving

The new TerryPlus-i is an airjet machine that is based on the OmniPlus-i which was introduced at ITMA Barcelona in 2019. Therefore, it has all the benefits of this state-of-the-art airjet weaving machine. This TerryPlus-i airjet machine was developed with our four design principles in mind: smart performance, sustainability inside, driven by data, and intuitive control. This means that it guarantees the highest level of fabric quality in combination with a higher performance.

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