Participating in ITMA 2023 under the roof of the French Textile Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (UCMTF), Members French companies exhibited their latest innovations to their visitors. French companies including NSC, Fil Control, Superba, Spoolex, Hemp Act, Alliance, Dollfus & Müller and Schaeffer Producti que SolinWAI signed many collaborations from both domestic and foreign markets.
ITMA 2023 has been a great expo for the French exhibitors. Christian Guinet, UCMTF’s Secretary General points out “R&D is embedded in our members’ strategy, but for this ITMA they have secured more budgets than ever. The objectives are ambitious: breaking innovative technologies to offer their customers the opportunity to develop new products, process them in a secure, economical and environment friendly way.
Raw materials, energy and water savings are top priorities for our customers both because it is an end market demand and to cut costs. Digitalization and artificial intelligence are essential tools to move into these directions.
At ITMA, I was proud to meet so many customers including quite a number of French textile manufacturers as it is a great asset to get an active domestic market. According to the statistics available, the French visitors were the 5th largest group”.
NSC Sold 2 ERA50 Combing Machines at ITMA 2023
UCMTF Members exhibited three machines of their 50 series, showcasing NSC, the global specialists in textile machines for processing long staple fibers. The ERA50 combing machine with a new drive. Two machines have been sold during the fair. The GC50 benefits from additional axes driven by servomotors which allows more settings on the main control screen. Contracts have been signed for European customers for this new generation of chain gills. After nearly 20 years of absence, NSC has presented a new flyer frame BM.
Fil Control Signs Contracts with European Textile Manufacturers
UCMTF Members, Fil Control showcased its expertise and innovations, solidifying its position as a leading brand in the textile sensor industry. Cédric Schlicher, the CEO, announced that a noteworthy highlight during ITMA was the signing of a significant contract with two prominent European textile manufacturers. Additionally, Fil Control expanded its reach
by establishing a strategic partnership with Media CZ, a well-established textile agent specializing in the Czech Republic market.
Superba KR1 Knotting Module Attracted Great Interest
One of the biggest satisfactions has been generating enthusiasm with the automation system, particularly with the KR1 knotting module. As human operators are increasingly difficult to recruit, and jobs are changing, it enables to automate all bobbin knotting stages throughout the production. In addition, the company offered labeling and palletizing, attracting customers with the combination of quality control options and data management. It enables Superba to diversify in new markets such as Tire Cord, Polyester DTY, Artificial Turf, Technical Textiles and more..
HEMP ACT Receives Orders from Turkey, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh
They have received orders from the denim and cotton industries, global fashion brands and dozens of spinners, especially from Turkey, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, with requests for short hemp fibers to blend and spin with cotton… With so many interests and so urgent needs HEMP is going to be very soon a mainstream fibre, worldwide produced and processed. Hemp Act is offering dedicated solutions and tailored equipment to help its clients to be part of this change.
Source: French Textile Equipment