Conserving resources - securing savings-potential

VDMA energy efficiency guide „Conserving resources – securing savings-potential“

The VDMA has summarised the arguments of the textile machinery industry on energy efficiency and the often questionable validity of machine labelling in the energy efficiency guide „Conserving resources - securing savings-potential“.

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German Technology: Higher Energy Efficiency - Higher Profits

„Master the Art of Sustainable Innovation“, is the main topic of ITMA 2015. Member companies of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association continue the analysis started at ITMA ASIA 2014 and demonstrate how German technology increases profits by higher energy and material efficiency.

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Textechno: DRAPETEST

15.05.2015 Textechno won JEC Innovation Award 2012 in the category “Test Control Machines” for its DRAPETEST. It allows the measurement of draping effects like gaps, loops, folds, and fiber disorientation using an optical system.

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In 2012 ontec automation GmbH received the Bavarian State Prize and the Inventor's Prize of the Franconian craft sector for its system ZERO-TWIST C designed for the insertion of carbon weft threads.

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Analysis of the production chain

Nicolai Strauch

Textile Machinery Association, media and public relations, information, market observation, Walter Reiners-Foundation


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Christine Karin Schmidt

Textile Machinery Association, R&D Consultant, Working group hybride lightweight technologies


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