UCMTF Techtextil 2011 (03/24/2011)

Updated: 2011/3/24 10:49:00

--- French textile machinery manufacturers to make presence at Techtextil 2011

The French machinery manufacturers group, which considers itself as part of the technical textiles industry, will welcome technical textiles and nonwovens producers at TECHTEXTIL (Frankfurt, May 24-26)

"We understand the unique needs of the technical textiles producers and the importance of providing them tailored solutions to address their specific requirements. Our main objectives are to help them design new marketable products and produce them in a safe and cost efficient way. That’s why we encourage our members to attend TECHTEXTIl next May in Frankfurt” states Evelyne Cholet, Secretary General of the French Association of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (UCMTF).

French textile machinery manufacturers are often world leaders on their specialties. Their strategy is to offer tailor made solutions to solve customers’ needs and be their long term partners. This strategy is particularly fitted to the nonwovens and technical textiles sectors in which the machinery manufacturers are really integrated. This is how new markets for the technical textiles can be opened.

Thanks to this strategy, France is the 6th machinery exporter, particularly strong in weaving preparation, nonwovens, spinning, and finishing machinery. The total turnover is slightly over 1 billion Euros (1.3 billion US$), nearly all of it being exported all over the world. These markets are complex and limited in size. They do not attract the new and large machinery manufacturers from such countries as China.

Not to work on technology innovations behind the closed doors of the machinery manufacturers’ laboratories but very closely with the customers to understand their needs and offer them solutions is particularly important for the technical textile applications which require real partnerships to design the specific technologies to produce new marketable end products.

Since last TECHTEXTIL in 2009, UCMTF has been very active promoting energy savings and fighting to protect property rights. The new machines can achieve energy savings through different solutions: fine tuning the machine to fit exactly the energy profile of the production process, finding new low energy processes for individual machines and optimizing the energy consumption of a whole production line. These approaches are not exclusive one from the other, they can be combined. In many real world examples, the energy savings are in the 30-40 % range, same or even more for the water consumption in dyeing and finishing. “Protecting our intellectual property rights is also one of our top priorities” states Evelyne Cholet. UCMTF works closely with a global network of professionals.

NSC fibre to yarn Hall 3.0 Stand B 17
NSC fibre to yarn promotes innovating spinning lines for processing long staple fibres. Different processes are proposed: the carding, combing, spinning preparation, stretch breaking, crush cutting and spinning lines for hard fibres. These different ways are composed of different machines: cards, converters, pin drafters, blenders, defelters, combers and rubbing, roving and spinning frames based on 5 trademarks (Cognetex, San’t Andrea Novara, N. Schlumberger, Seydel, Thibeau) under one banner NSC fibre to yarn. Long staple fibres include high technical fibres that can be spun with NSC fibre to yarn machines: Long staple natural fibres such as wool, silk, flax, hemp, jute ... and synthetic fibres such as acrylic fibres, high tenacity polyester or PVA, aramid fibres, carbon fibres are appreciated for their high resistance, elongation, good softness and uniformity.

SwissTex France Hall 3.0 Stand A 45
SwissTex France (previously known under the brands Verdol, ICBT, Rieter ICBT and RITM) and SwissTex Winterthur are major players in the field of Filament Yarn Technologies. SwissTex France is a process expert in Twisting, Assembling, Cabling, Covering & Winding of yarns made of synthetic, artificial, natural and mineral fibers. Industrial yarns: UT, UTC and UTW UT Different products can be twisted on each spindle thanks to fully individual driven positions, from spindle to take-up. The machines fulfil all requirements due to the 733mm and 900mm gauge spindles. A 900mm spindle gauge machine is proposed for twisting heavier yarns, which increases the yarn count range up to 60,000dtex. Tire Cord: CP06 and CP10 The open pot technology, allows tremendous labour cost reduction. The success of the CP machines shows its complete suitability with the market needs, not only in terms of yarn quality and energy consumption, but also in term of environmental impact of the machines themselves. With the latest technology used to optimize the Human Machine Interface, the CP 06 is equipped with a friendly self-explanatory touch screen allowing the use of most of the characters in the world, such as Chinese ones for example.
M.U.S.T. Monitoring Unit System l
SwissTex France will bring out its complete and comprehensive plant management system, M.U.S.T. is becoming compatible with RFID technology for tag read/write/print tags through hand held computer traceability.

CALEMARD Hall 3.0 Stand E 10
Calemard is an expert in the designing / manufacturing of in-line and off-line slitting and rewinding machines. Calemard has focused its activities on very technical demanding applications as nonwovens, textile and industrial markets, whenever quality slitting and / or rewinding are difficult to achieve. The company has a proven expertise in crush, shear and razor slitting systems, and also in sealing/cutting technologies and in rewinding technologies. Originally focused on narrow web slitting, the company has expanded in spooling technology.

DECOUP + Hall 3.0 Stand J 31
Decoup+ is specialized in the designing and manufacturing of ultrasonic cutting / sealing / splicing solutions, which are applicable at any stage of the textile

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS