A.T.E. partners with W+D BICMA for hygiene technologies
A.T.E. partners with W+D BICMA, Germany, to bring textile hygiene manufacturing technologies to India.
The ongoing pandemic has
brought renewed focus on the medical and hygiene segment in textiles. To help
the Indian textile industry meet the rising demand for medical and hygiene
textiles, A.T.E. has tied-up with one of the worldâ€™s leading hygiene textile
machine manufacturers â€“ W+D BICMA Hygiene Technologie GmbH, Germany.
W+D BICMA supplies
machines for manufacturing baby diapers, feminine care products, adult diapers,
bladder control pads for incontinence, bed underpads, meatpads, pet pads and
other specialised products such as surgical face masks and FFP2/N95 masks. Its
portfolio comprises of compact high-speed multi-functional machines for
high-capacity production and economical medium-speed machines for start-up
businesses. Besides complete machines,
W+D BICMA is a specialist in upgrading existing machines with new features to
enhance machine efficiency and product design. W+D BICMA has successful
installations at some of the worldâ€™s most well-known brands.
During the pandemic, W+D
BICMA designed a new high-speed machine in a short span of time which has the
capability to produce 1 million face masks per day, called the Auxilium FM.
BICMA also offers a high-speed machine that produces FFP2/N95 face masks.
A.T.E. is a trusted
partner for the Indian textile industry for more than eight decades. This
tie-up with W+D BICMA will help the Indian textile industry in a big way to
expand its product offerings and ensure its due share in the growing medical
and hygiene textile market.
Since its foundation in
1995, BICMA has established itself as an internationally recognised engineering
company for the hygiene industry. In 2018, BICMA was taken over by
Winkler+DÃ¼nnebier GmbH (W+D), which is also active in the hygiene solutions
area. Both companies belong to the American Barry-Wehmiller Group, a leading
global supplier of production technologies and solutions.
(W+D) offers a wide range of highly efficient, integrated system solutions for
the mail and postal industry, as well as for the tissue and hygiene industry.
With more than 100 years of industry-shaping innovations, W+D has core
competence in the converting and processing of thin and in-homogeneous
materialsâ€”such as paper, tissue and nonwovens â€” at high speeds and tight
Barry-Wehmiller is a
broad-based global provider of engineering, consulting and manufacturing
technology solutions for the packaging, corrugated board and paper converting
industries. Combining an employee-oriented leadership style with operational
strategies and sustainable growth has made Barry-Wehmiller a USD 3 billion
company whose more than 11,000 employees share a common vision: Building a
Better World through Business.