10/08/2015 — auf Deutsch lesen
Worldwide most advanced Application and Research Centre
China is one of the most important markets for the textile industry. In the context of the expansion in Asia, End of April Rieter officially inaugurates the first Application & Research Centre for Spinning Technology in China. It is the most advanced in the world and is a key element in Rieter's range of services. The facility will contribute towards further positive development of the Chinese spinning industry. „The new spinning centre offers our customers not only a unique new service, but also makes a significant contribution towards the further positive development of the Chinese textile industry“, said Group CEO Norbert Klapper.
Within the scope of the investment programme of 2012/2013, Rieter has strongly expanded its presence in Asia. In 2012 the company opened the first part of a new factory building in China. Since 2013 with the completion of the second plant, Rieter has delivered complete installations from its own production facilities in China to local customers.
Parallel to expansion of the production, the company has also extended its local customer service network. The official inauguration of Rieter Application & Research Centre for Spinning Technology marks the completion of the expansion in China.
Rieter has long been operating a spinning centre in Switzerland and a similar establishment in India. The new spinning centre in China is equipped with all four significant spinning processes, modern machines, a laboratory, as well as training rooms and showrooms. Consultation is provided by experienced textile technologists.
Customers and fibre producers can test their products and also obtain advice on complex technological issues. In addition, the globally unique centre offers training of internal and external specialists. Main focal points deal with the use and maintenance of modern spinning mills, the development and marketing of yarns as well as yarn and fibre measuring, yarn application and fabric development.
Rieter is the world's leading supplier of systems for short-staple fibre spinning. Based in Winterthur (Switzerland), the company develops and manufactures machinery, systems and components used to convert natural and manmade fibres and their blends into yarns.