Magazine Dezember 2016


December 2016

The textile world at a glance: From a look back at ITMA to Industry 4.0


As a producer and development partner we at Groz-Beckert highly value that you, as a customer and partner, have full-time access to the specific information important to you. Transparency down to the most minute detail - reflected in the new trade-fair concept, publicly presented for the first time at the ITMA Asia + CITME 2016 in Shanghai, China. Customers and visitors to the booth gained insights into textile manufacturing processes from the transparent exhibits.

Discover the world of Groz-Beckert – there's no better time to do so!

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ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 – Groz-Beckert's fascinating transparent insights

The ITMA Asia + CITME 2016, which took place from 21 to 25 October, was a rousing success for Groz-Beckert. The company held technical discussions with over 4,000 guests at its own booth over the five fair days. Transparency was the name of the game at the Groz-Beckert booth – the transparent machines from the areas of Knitting, Weaving, Felting, Tufting, Carding and Sewing were both informative and fascinating. 

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Well-elaborated dispenser system for higher efficiency

In many companies worldwide the administration and reasonable and efficient use of the operating material presents an area with quite some room for improvement. The Portuguese sock producer Fiorima has already gone a step ahead in this direction – with the application of a well-elaborated dispenser system for needles and other spare parts. 

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The Groz-Beckert jacquard heald

The quality demands made on jacquard fabrics is constantly growing: high thread tension, machines that run extremely fast, and highly abrasive threads. This makes production requirements for modern textiles ever more complex, whereby the inset mail eye is exposed to a wide range of forces.

Groz-Beckert develops and produces jacquard healds in different sizes and shapes, making the perfect solution available for every challenge.

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Nonwovens in automobiles and automobiles made of nonwovens

Automobiles have changed over time, from steam power and the carburetor to fuel cells in electric motors. Car bodies have likewise evolved from wood and steel to today's light-weight builds of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP). In this article we look into the role nonwovens have played and continue to play in the automotive sector, and how fiber is optimally prepared with Groz-Beckert products for this application.

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Successful FloorTek 2016 for Groz-Beckert in Dalton/USA

In Dalton, Georgia, the carpet capital of the world, Floor Tek was held from October 18–20, 2016. The fair for floor coverings, machine manufacturers, suppliers and service providers is known as a driving force in the industry. Groz-Beckert was also present at this important fair, introducing concepts such as the new Cut Pile Looper with Loop Control®. 

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Experts from Qingdao Hongda Textile Machinery Company Ltd. visit Groz-Beckert

In order to get to know each other better, the Chinese machine builder Qingdao Hongda Textile Machinery Company Ltd. visited several of its European business partners, including Groz-Beckert KG in Albstadt.

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Jeans – perfectly sewn with sewing machine needles from Groz-Beckert

Your favorite jeans go through thick and thin with you. Groz-Beckert makes sure your jeans are up to life's demands with perfectly stitched and hard-wearing seams. What jeans for more than 160 years have meant to end users, Groz-Beckert has meant for just as long to the textile industry - a partner whose persistence and quality leads to success!

In the last issue of the Groz-Beckert magazine you read about how jeans triumphed around the world. Today you will learn how the world-famous blue britches are made and which sewing operations are applied. You will furthermore learn all about the special application needles SAN® 6 and MR, specially developed for sewing denim and multi-directional seams.

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Knitting, Weaving, Felting, Tufting, Carding, Sewing

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