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125 exhibitors hope to expand market reach
125 exhibitors hope to expand market reach

The stage for INDIA-TEXPO 2008 to be held at the Codissia fair grounds in Coimbatore from March 7 to 10, 2008, has been set and decks have been cleared with about 125 exhibitors having confirmed their participation.

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NOVA: Scouring with outstanding results
NOVA:  Scouring with outstanding results

Continuous dry cleaning is the most efficient, economic, eco-friendly way to scour grey fabrics and to improve colour fastness. Whether knits or wovens, Sperotto Rimar Srl, Italy, which belongs to the Santex AG Group, offers a sophisticated and well-proven dry-to-dry technology that facilitates an excellent cleaning performance for all kinds of stretch and synthetic-based fabrics.

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ERMASCOPE PENTA-T: Latest in optical testing
ERMASCOPE PENTA-T: Latest in optical testing

With over 100 customers and more than 30 years experience, the Chandigarh-based company ERMA INDIA have been designing, developing, manufacturing to world class standards and marketing exclusively the ERMASCOPES for fibre testing & quality control, R&D and teaching & demonstration, making it probably a leading company in the world to have such extensive expertise & dedication in the above field.

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Knitting & Hosiery
Enhancing fabric quality by new approach
Enhancing fabric quality by new approach

Garment manufacturers as well as industrial fabrics users will increasingly need a comprehensive, consistent way to establish the quality of goods.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Biotech: A sustainable development tool for textile sector
Biotech: A sustainable development tool for textile sector

Biotechnology and textiles imply the use of microorganisms and enzymes to influence processing or properties of fibres, yarns and fabrics or to improve economy of the overall textile industry.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
R&D focus boosts Italian machinery export
R&D focus boosts Italian machinery export

Italian textile machinery technology, an industry leader, featured prominently at the 15th edition of ITMA, the international textile machinery exhibition held in Munich, Germany from September 13 to September 20, 2007. Italian manufacturers that exhibited were over 370, occupying 25% of the total exhibition space.

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INDA to hold second WOW Conference

The second annual World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference will continue the exploration of major aspects of the wipes business—from raw materials to substrates to converting and end-use applications—during three days of seminars and networking at the European-style Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago, IL.

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Barmag to present solutions for industrial yarns

Progress and technologies in the world of industrial yarns will be presented at the “Techtextil North America 2008” from April 1 - 3, 2008. At the trade fair in Atlanta, USA, Oerlikon Barmag will be informing visitors of its solutions in the field of engineering for industrial yarns. A special emphasis will be placed on geo-textiles.

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Andritz Kusters : From forming to finishing in nonwovens
Andritz Kusters : From forming to finishing in nonwovens

Much has changed at Küsters in Krefeld since the Index 05: The family-owned Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik is now Andritz Küsters, an enterprise of the publicly listed Andritz Group, with its head office in Graz/Austria.

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New BRUCKNER POWER-THERM DT concept & its benefits
New BRUCKNER POWER-THERM DT concept & its benefits

On the occasion of INDEX 2008/Geneva (Suisse) BRUCKNER Plant Technologies will present their nonwovens spectrum. BRUCKNER Plant Technologies, a company of the internationally active BRUCKNER roup, is for decades well known as systems supplier for the thermal treatment and finishing of nonwovens and technical textiles.

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6 French nonwoven machinery makers at Index
6 French nonwoven machinery makers at Index

Every 3 years Index takes place at Geneva, Palexpo. Next April 15-18 this major event for the nonwovens industry will receive more than 12,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. Machinery is part of the industry, 6 French machinery manufacturers will showcase their latest innovations, meet their customers, listen to their needs. They no more consider themselves as machine suppliers only but technology partners.

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Thrace Plastics expands with new geo-textile line in USA
Thrace Plastics expands with new geo-textile line in USA

THRACE LINQ, a 100% subsidiary of the THRACE PLASTICS GROUP, just placed an order for a new needling line to increase its production capacity aiming at further expanding in the US market. Early 2007, THRACE PLASTICS, commissioned successfully a nonwoven geo-textile line supplied by NSC nonwoven (Asselin-Thibeau) for its facilities in Greece.

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Anthroscan & Xfit Army perfect army uniforms
Anthroscan & Xfit Army perfect army uniforms

The Qatari Armed Forces are totally re-developing their uniforms portfolio. Project research is being carried out by the Centre for Research in Design at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar and the software solutions ANTHROSCAN and XFIT ARMY by Human Solutions are being used during the project.

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ATE, one-window solution provider for Indian nonwovens industry
ATE, one-window solution provider for Indian nonwovens industry

Keeping with its reputation as a “Total Solution Provider”, A T E Enterprises Pvt Ltd brings the latest technology in nonwovens from global technology leaders to the doorstep of Indian textile industry through strategic tie-ups.

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Developments in nanofibre & micro fibre nonwovens

The availability of commercial quantities of nanofibre web products, along with methods and equipment to characterise and control the process output, should accelerate the incorporation of nanofibres into new products.

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Production & export fronts hold huge potential
Production & export fronts hold huge potential

The Indian textile engineering industry, which is more than five decades old, is ranked first among the capital goods sector of the engineering industry. The textile engineering industry has expanded rapidly and its annual installed capacity is Rs 38,000 million per annum, employing more than 50,000 workers.

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General
Stage set for Megatex Pakistan from April 15 to 18
Stage set for Megatex Pakistan from April 15 to 18

Pakistan has gained recognition as one of the top 10 textile manufacturing & exporting countries of the world; It is the 3rd largest producer of cotton yarn & cloth in Asia with a spinning capacity of 5% of total world production. Pakistan also ranks 2nd in the export of yarn, 3rd in the export of cloth and contributes 3% to the total textile trade of the world. The domestic textile industry has shown phenomenal growth during the past several years, contributing 60% to the total exports.

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Crealet & 25 years of electronic warp let-off control systems
Crealet & 25 years of electronic warp let-off control systems

Growing pressure on the cost side and increasing requirements regarding cloth quality ask for modern and especially economic warp let-off systems on weaving machines – a subject which is up-to-date, but not new.

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Rieter’s slub yarn device for rotors
Rieter’s slub yarn device for rotors

The slub yarn device from Rieter enables economic production of fancy rotor yarns on BT rotor spinning machines. These yarns are used mainly for structured denim or other fashion fabrics.

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FOG-MAX Spot Humidifier
FOG-MAX Spot Humidifier

Idealin Fogging Systems offers FOG-MAX Spot Humidifier, which is a single body humidifier for commercial/industrial use. It is made of HDPE (Industrial grade plastic) & SS and the technology used is based on centrifugal principle.

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Shriram Spindles
Shriram Spindles

Rambal Ltd, Chennai offers Shriram Spindles, which are light duty spindles for all spinning and doubling applications using SKF HF-1/HF-21 inserts. These are dynamically balanced heavy-duty spindles with HZ series (imported) inserts for doubling, twisting, draw twisting, tyre cord twisting, jute spinning and twisting applications.

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Delux range of spinning rings

“Luxite” is a Technology driven precision bearings and components manufacturing plant, a part of half a century old DELUX group, which has earned a reputation as ‘Value for Mone Auto Components’ in India. “Luxite” was formed in 1996 to promote export business. “Luxite” has emerged as a hub for bearings and auto components for the Western countries like USA and Europe.

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Fuji components for frontline capital equipment

Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems Co, Ltd, formerly Fuji Electric Co, Ltd ED & C Drive Systems Company, is the leading manufacturer of FA components and systems. Through development of competitive global products, such as magnetic contactors and general-purpose inverters, Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems supports the smooth operation of continually developing frontline capital equipment.

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Eureka compact industrial vacuum cleaners
Eureka compact industrial vacuum cleaners

Eureka Forbes, Rs 8 billion multi-product, multi-channel corporation and part of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, is operating in over 100 cities with over 6,000 employees. It is a pioneer and leader in water purification systems, vacuum cleaners and air purifiers.

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Dynavac 3-phase wet & dry vacuum cleaning equipment
Dynavac 3-phase wet & dry vacuum cleaning equipment

Dynavac was established in 1989 at Coimbatore to manufacture industrial vacuum/suction cleaning equipment. Dynavac machines are rugged in construction and built for heavy-duty industrial cleaning and collecting of various types and sizes of dust, waste, raw material, etc. Dynavac helps you keep your industrial environment clean and safe.

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Tatham’s new drive for better carding control

Precise control in the carding process is vital if consistent quality in both yarn and fabric are required, and in critical and highly competitive application areas such as woollen carpet yarns and nonwovens, this is even more important.

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Water analytical instruments
Water analytical instruments

MYRON, USA designs and manufactures water analytical instruments for a wide variety of applications. The firm has recently entered the textile industry market, and the company believes dyeing houses will find its products of increasing benefit.

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Sensors for imported textile machinery
Sensors for imported textile machinery

Katlax, one of India’s top ‘Sensors’ company offers a wide range of solutions to your Imported & Indigenous Textile Machines.

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AC frequency inverters & logic controllers
AC frequency inverters & logic controllers

DEVANSHI, a leading international (solution) provider of process control equipment and systems, which contribute to quality improvement and cost efficiency in industrial automation is offering AC frequency inverters and programmable logic controllers with following features.

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Elgi Tandem Compressors, huge energy-savers
Elgi Tandem Compressors, huge energy-savers

ELGI has introduced the Tandem range of air compressors; ELGI Tandem –the key to energy system at ACC to address the long pending demand of the industry – longer service life, lower energy cost, less noise and more ruggedness and reliability.

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Fani’s new sensor for monitoring ends-down
Fani’s new sensor for monitoring ends-down

Italy’s Fani has introduced recently its new Sensorfil EXT-2 IWL electromagnetic sensor for the monitoring of ends down and spindles with non-standard RPM (slip spindles) on cotton type ring spinning frames. Individual warning lights signal yarn breaks on each spindle.

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BTSR’s digital yarn tension feeder
BTSR’s digital yarn tension feeder

Italy’s BTSR International specialises in yarn control products, including electronic sensors and intelligent systems to control process monitoring, feeding tension and yarn breaks. In ITMA Munich, the company showcased the new Ultrafeeder digital yarn tension feeder with user-friendly functionality for use on a wide range of knitting machines.

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New cotton frame knitting machine
New cotton frame knitting machine

Italian manufacturer, Tecnotessile has introduced its new 42gg XP cotton’s frame knitting machine. With no knock over bar, the machine is particularly suitable for very fine gauges and is said to be appropriate for valuable yarns such as cashmere, Merino wool, cotton and silk in counts from 2/80 to 2/140, to produce knitwear of high quality and lightness.

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AIRO®24 for quality drying & finishing
AIRO®24 for quality drying & finishing

One of the main attractions during ITMA 2007 was at the Biancalani Stand, which sported proudly the new AIRO®24, inviting its loyal customers to try out this innovation, the indispensable machine for quality finishing that is capable of drying and softening fabrics in continuous and in open width.

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Comez’s renewed machine models meet new demands
Comez’s renewed machine models meet new demands

Comez Spa has recently presented a variety of important innovations and new and renewed machine models from its broad range of machinery and needle looms for the production of narrow fabrics, highlighting the excellence of its technology in this sector.

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Eco-friendly jigger for warp knits
Eco-friendly jigger for warp knits

HTP Unitex is the Italian firm manufacturing textile machinery with various brands.

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Somet’s ALPHA PGA rapier looms & Mythos E-Tec air-jet looms
Somet’s ALPHA PGA rapier looms & Mythos E-Tec air-jet looms

Promatech, a member of the ITEMA GROUP, supports the world weaving industry by offering businesses investing in its technology certain results. Impeccable customer service and a new, revised product range offering guaranteed performance, total reliability, easy fabric production and quality assurance are the key to a sure return on investment.

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Optosonic Digit+: Double control on contamination
Optosonic Digit+: Double control on contamination

Loptex, the Swiss-Italian company producing systems for the detection and removal of contamination in cotton blow room lines, still implements the simplest and most effective solution in the market.

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BarcoVision under Itema

Itema has recently signed an agreement for the acquisition (the transaction has a value of euro 72 million) of BarcoVision, a division of the Belgian Group Barco NV, listed on Euronext Brussels.

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Esatta Warp: New revolution in shearing
Esatta Warp: New revolution in shearing

After several years of study and research, Saspe has introduced its brand-new machine “Esatta Warp”, featuring a worldwide innovative and revolutionary concept of shearing. This machine can split and shear loops and floating yarn into warp in one single step.

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Smit’s new GS 920: Smart with advanced shedding features
Smit’s new GS 920: Smart with advanced shedding features

Smit Textile has very recently introduced its new “920” series of gripper weaving machines -- GS920 for flat fabrics, GS920 F terry version, GS920 T for technical fabrics - and the air-jet model JS900.

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AE’s pre-carding & flat reversal systems
AE’s pre-carding & flat reversal systems

By installing its PRE-CARDING SYSTEM and FLAT REVERSAL SYSTEM at various mills Amarnaathh Enterprises has time and again modified the system based on the feedback received from valued customers and also keeping in mind the latest technology adopted in the leading carding manufacturer.

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Qingdao carding machines
Qingdao carding machines

Founded in 1952, Qingdao Dongjia Textile (Group) Co Ltd, located in China is one of the largest manufacturers of textile carding machinery with the most complete varieties.

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Confident Classic Squeezer
Confident Classic Squeezer

Confident Engineering India Private Limited is a pioneer in India in designing, manufacturing and exporting of state-of-art finishing machinery for circular knitted fabric.

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Three-phase synchronous motor
Three-phase synchronous motor

B&R’s Industrial Automation’s liquid-cooled three-phase synchronous motors feature high power density with compact outer dimensions. This opens up new perspectives for the design of machines and systems. This extra level of freedom enables machine manufacturers to create efficient and economical solutions.

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Danfoss solenoid valves
Danfoss solenoid valves

Danfoss India has products for various applications like Refrigeration & AC (Compressors, Appliance Controls, Thermostatic Expansion Valves, Solenoid Valves, Pressure and Temperature Regulators, etc); Heating (Radiator Thermostats, Room Thermostats, Floor Heating Hydronics, Climate Controls, etc); VLT valves (Frequency Converters, Decentral products, Softstarter); Water Controls (Non return valves and valves for regulation, Butterfly Valves); Industrial automation (Solenoid valves, Externally operated valves, Thermostatically operated valves, Vacuum valves, Temperature switches, Contactors and motor starters, etc).

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Dynavac: Pioneer in industrial cleaning machines
Dynavac: Pioneer in industrial cleaning machines

Dynavac was established in 1989 at Coimbatore to manufacture industrial vacuum/suction cleaning equipment. Dynavac machines are rugged in construction and built for heavy-duty industrial cleaning and collecting of various types and sizes of dust, waste, raw material, etc.

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Ingersoll air compressors
Ingersoll air compressors

Ingersoll Rand introduced its first oil-free compressor in 1912, and over the decades it has continued to develop rugged, reliable, industry-leading compressor technologies. Its centrifugal compressors are not only the most efficient and reliable units on the market, their packaged design makes them easy to install wherever needed.

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Fenner’s V-belt & cogged belt for textile industry

The name Fenner has been synonymous with quality & reliability in mechanical power transmission engineering across the globe for over 140 years offering not only the best of products but also complete solutions.

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