2.5 million Autoconer winding units: Schlafhorst thanks the Indian textile industry for its contribution

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2016-12-08 17:14:00 – Mumbai

The German textile machinery manufacturer Saurer Schlafhorst celebrated the sale of Autoconer winding unit number 2.5 million at INDIA ITME. The milestone winding unit will be delivered to the India-based textile company Kanchan India Ltd. in the first quarter of 2017. For Schlafhorst, INDIA ITME also proved a worthy occasion for holding a small reception to thank the Indian customers who have made such a significant contribution to this remarkable success.

The series production of the Autoconer 107 was launched in 1962, this kicked off the age of automatic package winding. Since then, the Autoconer name has been synonymous with automatic package winding. The Indian textile industry, which now boasts the second-largest textile production capacity in the world, also appreciates the benefits provided by all the different Autoconer product generations.

“Our Indian customers have played a major role in shaping the Autoconer success story,” says Ashok Juneja, Director – Sales & Service (India) from Schlafhorst. “We have viewed the Indian textile industry as one of the most important markets for many years. We therefore wanted to thank our Indian business partners at INDIA ITME for working with us in a spirit of trust and collaboration, and for placing a great deal of loyalty in our products and technologies.”

The get-together event at the exhibition was attended by some of the largest Indian textile companies, all of whom are long-term partners of Saurer Schlafhorst, like Vardhman Group, K.P.R. Mills Ltd., Sangam (India) Ltd, Sharmanji Yarns Pvt, Welspun India Ltd, Pee Vee Textiles Ltd., Nahar Industrial Enterprises Ltd., Nahar Spinning Mills Ltd., Arvind Limited, Rajaguru Spinning Mills (P) Ltd, Shri Vallabh Pittie Industries Ltd., Deepak Spinners Ltd., Bannari Amman Spinning Mills Ltd., Kanchan India Ltd., NSL Textiles Ltd., Ravali Spinners Pvt. Ltd., Sri Shanmugavel Mills (P) Ltd.,. Winsome Textile Industries Ltd., Reliance Spinning Mill, Nepal, Ltd. and more.

The management of Schlafhorst and Saurer India presented each of the guests with a certificate honouring the contribution made by the Indian textile industry towards reaching the 2.5 million spindle mark.

The small reception hosted a lively exchange of ideas regarding the development and perspectives of the Indian textile industry, featuring interesting discussions on the topic of future co-operation.

Countless customers around the world have helped make the Autoconer synonymous with automatic package winding. To mark the sale of Autoconer winding unit number 2.5 million, Schlafhorst is also thankful to all other business partners who have made major contributions on other international markets in recognition of the long-term business relationships we share with them.

About Schlafhorst & Zinser:

The Saurer Group Business Unit Spinning brands Schlafhorst and Zinser have been pioneers in the production of staple fibre yarns for over 100 years. Ring spinning specialist Zinser leads the market with the widest range of ring spinning applications. Market and innovation leader Schlafhorst with its Autocoro, BD and Autoconer product brands offers solutions for the entire spinning line right through to the quality package. Thanks to their unique process competence, Schlafhorst & Zinser are the partners of choice for successful textile companies. With production locations in Germany, India and China as well as an international service and consultancy team, Schlafhorst & Zinser fulfil their mission: to make spinning mills across the globe more efficient, productive and economical.

About the Saurer Group:

The Saurer Group is a leading textile industry group mainly specialising in machinery and components for yarn processing. Saurer unites the spinning brands Schlafhorst and Zinser, the twisting brands of Allma and Volkmann, pre-spinning brand Jintan and the Saurer Embroidery brand along with the Saurer Components division consisting of the brands Accotex, Daytex, Fibrevision, Temco and Texparts.

With annual sales around 1.0 billion EUR, 4,000 employees worldwide and locations in Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, USA, China, India and Singapore, the group is well positioned to serve the world’s textile industry centres.

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