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Reifenhauser acquires Italian winder manufacturer

June 11, 2013

Cooperated with Nuova Protex for 25 years before merger.

After more than 25 years of cooperation, the Reifenhäuser Group acquired the Italian company Nuova Protex, a company specializing in designing and manufacturing take-up winding systems for synthetic fibers such as monofilaments, multifilaments, raffia, flat tape and strapping tape as well as supplementary components. The deal was finalized June 1.

The new company will operate under the name Reimotec Winding Technology as part of the business unit Reimotec, thus completing the Reimotec product range of monofilament, artificial turf and strapping tape lines.

Nuova Protex's managing director Pino Manieri will retain his position. The existing team is transferring with the business and ensures that customers will be offered tailored solutions in the same proven quality as before. Reimotec Winding Technology will focus on the development of innovative winder technology.

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