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Newsletter 5 | 2014

Newsletter 5 | 2014

Magazine

September 2014

Focus on the textile world: from DIY to 
road building

Welcome.

In times of increasingly intense global competition, maintaining a competitive lead in the textile production process is a key argument. Here, Groz-Beckert can offer benefits in all kinds of ways, as proven by the company's trade show presence at the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2014 in Shanghai in July. It's not only at trade shows that Groz-Beckert knows how to impress its customers, however. This edition of the Groz-Beckert Magazine introduces customers who rely on Groz-Beckert products for whatever reason, and shows why it makes sense to do so in every technology across the textile value chain.

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


Newsletter 5 | 2014
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Corporate

Groz-Beckert at the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2014 –
great visitor interest, especially in the glass and metal exhibits

From June 16 to 20, the international textile industry met at the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2014 in Shanghai. Groz-Beckert was undoubtedly one of the main crowd-pullers: around 7,000 people visited the company's booth which, with the presentation of the TexCar and a circular knitting machine made from glass, provided highly unusual insights into the world of everyday textiles. The relaunch of the app "myGrozBeckert", which now features a new look and numerous useful tools for everyday work in the textile industry, also attracted a great deal of interest. The main theme, however, was increasing productivity with Groz-Beckert products. At the booth, the theme turned out to be a real winner with the visitors, who took part in the "Saddle up for higher productivity" competition.

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Knitting

Lonati and Santoni confide in needles from Groz-Beckert

With an eye-catching recommendation on products and in print and online media, the two Italian machine builders advert to knitting machine needles made by Groz-Beckert. A statement that Groz-Beckert proudly attributes to the high quality of its products. While the Lonati S.p.A. is leader in the field of circular knitting machines for socks and pantyhose, the Santoni S.p.A. dominates the worldwide market of seamless body size machines. Both companies with a long-standing tradition are members of the prestigious LONATI group.

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Weaving

The Heytex Group –
clear benefits thanks to OPTIFIL® healds

Anyone who wants to assume a lead role in the technical weaving textiles market has to prove their innovative strength. The Heytex group, based in Bramsche (Germany), has achieved this – and very impressively. The company is a sought-after specialist in sophisticated applications ranging from coated fabrics for stadium roofs to membranes for biogas plants. Heytex has also developed this lead position thanks to its use of Groz-Beckert products.

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Felting

Geotextiles for China's infrastructure –
big steps toward international standards

China is driving the development of infrastructure in its western provinces intensively, and demand for geotextiles is also developing there sharply. Geotextiles are already playing a decisive role in the development of highways and traffic routes, and their potential as well as the conditions that need to be fulfilled during the production process are becoming increasingly important.

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Tufting

Innovation and service –
universal tufting solutions thanks to comprehensive service

Knowing the needs of tufted carpeting manufacturers is one of the keys to the success of Groz-Beckert's subsidiary Schmeing GmbH & Co. KG. But what makes the company so successful overall? The answer is permanent monitoring, consulting and training for customers, combined with intensive analysis and development of processes and procedures. A major part is played here by the Schmeing Technical Center Tufting, which uses practical findings to create product and process optimization solutions together with the Groz-Beckert Central Laboratory.

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Sewing

Home sewing is the latest trend –
and household sewing-machine needles from Groz-Beckert are delivering the quality

In recent years, people in Germany have rediscovered the joys of DIY, or "do-it-yourself". Sewing, in particular, is undergoing a real renaissance, and interest in textile handicraft seems greater than ever. Not surprising, therefore, that in 2013 the German crocheting, knitting and sewing sector registered growth of 13%. Find out more!

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