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Trützschler takes over the BCF and industrial yarns business from SwissTex

Published November 16, 2012
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The Trützschler Group has expanded its Trützschler Man-Made-Fibers product range by taking over the personnel and know-how from SwissTex Winterthur AG in the area of carpet and industrial yarns spinning.

The newly founded Trützschler Switzerland AG in Winterthur combines decades of experience in development, design and construction of spinning systems for BCF yarns as well as technical yarns for industrial applications. It is now in charge of all aspects concerning these processes, from spare parts for several hundred installed spinning positions, upgrades, all the way to customer-specific systems.

Trützschler Switzerland AG, under new local management, is part of Trützschler Man-Made-Fibers.

The Fleissner brand, belonging to Trützschler Man-Made-Fibers, is a market leader for PET fiber processing lines and a specialized supplier of carbon fiber lines.

The Trützschler Group, founded in 1888, has approximately 2,700 employees worldwide and is family-owned. With nine production sites in Germany, USA, Brazil, India, China, and Switzerland, Trützschler is a market leader in the product areas of spinning, nonwovens, man-made fibers and card clothing. In addition to its production sites, the company has service centers in Turkey, Uzbekistan, Mexico, Italy and Spain.