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Volkmann presents glass twisting technology at JEC

Mar 01, 2016
Volkmann presents glass twisting technology at JEC

The newly-developed VGT11-P4 Combi glass ring twisting machine, which was presented at the JEC 2015, successfully started production at the end of 2015.

JEC is the worldwide largest trade fair for composites and the JEC conferences are the most important conferences of the year. Composites professionals from all over the world will meet in Paris from March 8-10, 2016. Volkmann will present the innovations in glass twisting machines VGT and VGT11-P. At the joint Saurer stand A56 in hall 6, visitors will be informed about all new developments in the glass fibre production range.

Largest VGT installation worldwide starts production

The major order from Taishan Fiberglass for 93 VGT twisting machines in various specifications could be put into operation in mid-December 2015. The plant for textile glass filament yarns in the Shandong Province with a maximum capacity of 50,000 tonne per year is the worldwide largest production site for textile twisted glass filament yarns. Thanks to the Volkmann-typical sectional design, all machines were started up to the full satisfaction of the customer within the shortest possible time.

First VGT11-P4 Combi glass ring twisting machine starts production

The newly-developed VGT11-P4 Combi glass ring twisting machine, which was presented at the JEC 2015, successfully started production at the end of 2015. The multiply yarn constructions for the filtration technology produced on this machine type meet the highest requirements of the glass filament market. With its wide field of applications and high machine efficiency the VGT11-P series enjoys a great demand.

Volkmann presents new service network for Verdol machines

The original parts and service business taken over from the Verdol Reyes Group in France in September 2015 strengthens and complements the service and original parts activities of Allma Volkmann in the areas of glass, carpet, staple, tire cord and technical yarns. The new office in France, with former employees from the Verdol group, offers a perfect expansion of Allma Volkmann customer services worldwide Volkmann takes pleasure in welcoming visitors to stand A56 in hall 6 at the JEC 2016 in Paris where it looks forward to informing them about the latest technological developments.

Within the Saurer Group, Allma in Kempten and Volkmann in Krefeld make up the business unit Allma Volkmann. Allma and Volkmann are the leaders in the world of twisting and cabling technology. Allma and Volkmann have been consistently setting milestones in the production of twisting and cabling machines for decades. As a leader in innovation, Allma provides worldwide leading and energy efficient technology for tire cord and industrial yarns.

Volkmann stands for high quality twisting and cabling machines for staple fibre yarns, carpet yarns and glass filament yarns. The global success in the market segments is based on many years of intensive cooperation with our customers. As supplier for complete solutions and overall concepts, we enjoy an excellent reputation. Our products are the result of a wide experience built over many generations, paired with today’s knowledge for the textile future. Textile tradition and up-to-date technologies merge to a symbiosis of know-how, quality and product reliability.

For further information:
Gerd Poehlmann
Head of Sales, Vice President
Allma Volkmann, Zweigniederlassung
der Saurer Germany GmbH & Co. KG
Weeserweg 60, 47804 Krefeld, Germany
Tel: + 49 2151 717-01
Email: gerd.poehlmann@saurer.com