The Textile Machinery Association
Over 120 of the most important manufacturers of textile machinery and accessories from all sectors of the trade are affiliated within the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The largest parts of the companies are medium-sized firms and stand for approximately 90 per cent of the entire sector volume. In 2015, the branch produced textile machinery worth about 3,1 billion € Euros.
VDMA: Successful Textile Machinery Symposium in Colombia
09.08.2017 In July, seven VDMA member companies presented their technologies to the representatives of the Colombian textile industry. More than 100 Colombian textile manufacturers used the symposia in Bogotá und Medellín as an opportunity to gain first-hand information about German Technology.
Programs published and online registration is open for "German Technology meets US and Mexican Textile", November 2017
08.08.2017 The VDMA Textile Machinery Association has just published demanding and comprehensive programs of its B2B Forums & Conferences, which will be held in Charlotte (NC) and Mexico City in November. The programs are available at www.germantech-ustextile.de and www.germantech-mextextile.de. Industry experts from the VDMA member companies will present practice-oriented technology topics to decision makers from the local textile industries.
Oerlikon Barmag continues to invest in research & development at the Chemnitz site
The new technology center of Oerlikon Barmag was opened in Chemnitz. Center will be the venue for the development and testing primarily of extrusion systems for tapes and monofilaments along with winding/texturing machines, twisting machines and carbon fiber winders.
Source of the image: Inaugurate the new R & D Center at the Chemnitz site: (from left to right) Ralf Schilken (CFO Manmade Fibers Segment), Steffen Husfeldt (Managing Director of the Oerlikon Barmag Chemnitz site) and Georg Stausberg (CEO Manmade Fibers Segment).
Use of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) in warp knitting machines reduces energy consumption
KARL MAYER reduces the energy required in warp knitting by using machine components made from temperature-stable carbon fibers. This is the commitment of KARL MAYER to the sustainability initiative Blue Competence of VDMA.
Source of the image: Karl Mayer
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