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Oerlikon Manmade Fibers – New Spin Beam for Sensitive Bicomponent Filament Yarns.

By   /  November 14, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Germany / Italy – A new spinning concept now makes it possible to transform sensitive polymers into bicomponent filament yarns in the area of filament yarns as well. The new technology is based on a temperature separation of the two polymers that feed into the Bico yarn.

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Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Launches Lower Energy Costs for BCF Yarn Production at ITMA 2015.

By   /  November 14, 2015  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Germany / Italy – RoTac3 the rotating tangle unit from Oerlikon Neumag, global market and technology leader for turnkey plants for the production of BCF carpet yarn, is a highlight on booth A105 in hall 4 at ITMA 2015.

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Oerlikon: Multiple Benefits Based on Sustainable Culture of Innovation.

By   /  November 4, 2015  /  Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, VDMA, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Remscheid, Germany – In the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment, sustainability stands as a fundamental principle in all dealings with customers and its own employees. Oerlikon is a German-based group with its headquarters in Remscheid. André Wissenberg, Vice President Marketing, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs,

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Oerlikon Textile Celebrates 50th Anniversary as the Technological Ambassador to the USA.

By   /  August 21, 2015  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Switzerland / United States – Products such as nylon stockings and denim jeans, brands such as Lycra® and companies such as DuPont are global landmarks in US-American textile his-tory. However, for the last 50 years – and this is not an overstatement – two German ‘imports’ have also made invaluable contributions to the success of […]

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Oerlikon Signs Joint Venture to Strengthen Position in Polycondensation Production.

By   /  July 9, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Pfaffikon, Switzerland – Oerlikon today announced that its Manmade Fibers Segment has signed a joint venture agreement with the Chinese company Huitong Chemical Engineering Technique Co., Ltd. The joint venture strengthens Oerlikon’s position in the growing business of designing, setting-up

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Oerlikon Barmag Continues to Invest in Research & Development at the Chemnitz Site.

By   /  July 4, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Chemnitz, Germany – Following just ten months of construction, the new technology center of the Chemnitz-based machine and systems builder Oerlikon Barmag was opened. In the future, the 1,600-m² new-build on Zwickauer Straße will be the venue for the development and testing primarily of extrusion systems for tapes and monofilaments along with winding/texturing machines, twisting […]

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Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment Opens New Service Center in Georgia, USA.

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Germany / United States – The Segment Manmade Fi-bers of the Swiss Technology group Oerlikon will be opening an additional Service Center in Dalton, GA – the heart of the American carpet industry. The official opening will take place on August 13, 2015. “Apart from our location in Charlotte, which is in its 50th establishment […]

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Oerlikon Sustains Strong Profitability in Q1 2015.

By   /  May 3, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Pfäffikon, Switzerland – In the first quarter of 2015, Oerlikon continued to deliver a solid performance in a challenging market environment. Order intake went up by 17.0 % to CHF 793 million and sales increased by 10.1 % to CHF 782 million.

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Changes in the Board of Directors of Oerlikon.

By   /  March 10, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Pfaffikon, Switzerland – The Chairman of the Board of Directors of OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Tim Summers, has informed the Board that he will not stand for re-election at the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. After four intense years at the helm of Oerlikon and a total of 25 years in key management positions […]

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Oerlikon Sustains Strong Operational Performance with 16.1% Growth in Sales in 2014.

By   /  March 3, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Pfaffikon, Switzerland  – In 2014, the Oerlikon Group sustained its strong operational performance and reported another year of growth. Sales increased by 16.1 % to CHF 3 215 million, driven by organic and inorganic growth (2013 restated: CHF 2 770 million). At constant exchange rates, sales growth was even higher at 18.1 %.

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