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Saurer pins high hopes on India

Nov 07, 2016
Saurer pins high hopes on India

Saurer group, a global leader in rotor spinning and winding machines consists of the spinning brands Schlafhorst and Zinser, the twisting brands Allma and Volkmann, the pre-spinning brand Jintan, the Saurer embroidery brand along with the brands Accotex, Daytex, Fiber Vision, Temco and Texparts.

With annual sales of around €1, 4,000 employees worldwide and locations in Switzerland, Germany, the UK, Czech Republic, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, the US, China, India and Singapore, the group is well positioned to serve the world’s textile industry.

With its significant presence in spinning, Saurer has identified India as one of the most important destinations for investment and future growth. Accordingly, the company has set up a manufacturing facility in Gujarat, investing Rs 120 crores. This plant aims to strengthen Saurer’s operations in India, catering to demands in the domestic as well as export markets. It will allow the group to blend German technology with Indian experience and provide customers with the latest generation of world class products.

The plant will manufacture the Zinser models 71 and 72, both for conventional and compact ring spinning. The target for capacity is over one million spindles per year.