Belgium Review

IRO Weft Technology Seminar
by Rana Sohail Ahmed.

SHAN ASSOCIATES in coordination with IRO arranges service seminar every consecutive year at Lahore and Karachi. The goal is to provide technical support to the industry, enhance technical expertise and update for the new innovations for the Airjet and Rapier weaving solutions.

In September 2017, Shan Associates organized IRO Weft Technology Seminar at SMA Rizvi Textile Institute Karachi and followed by another seminar at University of Management & Technology Lahore.

Mr Stephen Summersgill focused on the current range of weft feeders and the latest innovations in accessories including an overview of activities of the various companies in the Van De Wiele Group generally.

The main focus was the “hands-on” training by Mr Per-Olof Anderberg on both air-jet and rapier feeders. This included correct dismantling, maintenance and reassembly of the feeders, and how to correctly set and operate IRO & ROJ feeders, including discussions and analysis for fault-finding.

The seminar held at The University of Management & Technology (UMT) in Lahore was attended by leading industry professionals.

The welcome speech by the Dean of UMT, Professor Mumtaz Hasan Malik, highlighted the history of Pakistan’s textile industry and the tremendous future potential.  Muhammad Nusrat Ali Chishti from the UK Textile Institute also spoke during the seminar followed by the concluding remarks by Professor Syed Mahfooz Qutab, Chairman of the Lahore Section of the UK Textile Institute.

The seminar was attended by more than 175 participants in Lahore and Karachi. Leading professional from weaving industry, such as Diamond Fabrics, Azgard 9, Reliance Weaving,    Shahtaj Textile, Sapphire Textile, Nishat Mills Ltd., Samin Textile, BB Jan, Yousaf Weaving, US Denim, Prosperity Weaving, Blessed Weaving, Fazal Cloth, Naveena Exports and Colony Textile from Lahore attended the seminar. Similarly, leaders from Karachi, such as Artistic Milliners, Soorty Enterprises, Kassim Denim, Mekotex, Yunus Textile Mills, Feroze1888, Naveena Industries, Orient Textile Mills, Artistic Fabric Mills, Rajby Textiles, Union Fabric, United Towel, Lucky Textile, Indigo Denim and Naveena Exports were represented at the event.

Chrono X3

 The new Chrono X3 is latest, most innovative and versatile product incorporating new developments such as the “M-Flex” and improved accessibility for connecting powered accessories. 

The Chrono X3 comes with many well established and proven features, such as the energy efficient permanent magnet motor, specially designed spool-body for excellent yarn handling and connection to light-weight switch-mode power-supply and interface control box.

Stella G2

Stella G2 provides perfect speed regulation with low power consumption thanks to the new mechanical sensor system used in conjunction with permanent magnet motor technology. Furthermore, quick release and easily accessible yarn tension adjustment for easy handling are included as standard.


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