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Rieter Test & Training Centre at D.K.T.E.

Jul 01, 2015
Rieter Test & Training Centre at D.K.T.E.

The Rieter Test & Training Centre has been developed in cooperation with D.K.T.E.

On April 6, 2015, the inauguration ceremony of the Rieter Test & Training Centre was held at the DKTE Society´s Textile and Engineering Institute in Ichalkaranji, India. The Test & Training Centre has been developed in an exclusive cooperation with D.K.T.E. and highlights the latest Rieter J 20 air-jet spinning machine. At this event, the coveted the ´Rieter Award 2014´ was also handed over to Akshay Jakhotya. He was honoured for his outstanding diploma thesis, which he wrote during his academic studies.

J 20 airjet spinning machine at D.K.T.E.
Prasanta-Kumar Deka, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Rieter India Private Ltd., inaugurated the centre. This occasion was attended by Kalappa Awade, former Member of Parliament, Prakash Awade, PV Kadole, the D.K.T.E. Management and other eminent guests from Rieter India. In addition, many distinguished personalities from industry as well as policy-makers and academics were present at the event. In the Rieter Test & Training Centre, joint research projects on various spinning technologies will be carried out and adapted to the prevailing conditions in the Indian spinning mills. Both Rieter and DKTE value this cooperation and will combine their strengths to advance the development of these technologies in India. The centre will serve as a platform for research and for the training of specialists for the Indian spinning mills as well as imparting technical competence to the students in the course of their academic education.

Handover of the Rieter Award 2014
Rieter created the ´Rieter Award´ to support textile training and to attract talented youngsters. Furthermore the Award aims at creating a global network between students, universities, institutes and Rieter. This year, in India the coveted Award was handed over to Akshqay Jakhotya, student at the DKTE Institute, by Prasanta-Kumar Deka. The winner was rewarded with the Award trophy, a Swiss mountain crystal, and received the ´Rieter Award´ certificate. The event garnered a huge response from students of the Institute and Rieter´s know-how on technological advancements in the spinning industry is highly regarded.