The company reports that, â€œWith these investments over a short one and a half years period, Asahi Kasei has committed Roica production and itâ€™s partners to further joint successes, substantially increasing its capacity and flexibility in active wear, fashion, swimwear, intimates and lace. And in line with the companyâ€™s commitment to the European market growth, further investments are scheduled to anticipate the markets and our partnerâ€™s future needs.â€
After a strategic investment in 2017 for one of the latest warping machines at the European Roica production facility in Germany, Asahi Kasei saw an important uptake and growth in warp knit product innovations. The company has now additionally increased the capacity by installing a new warping machine, due to be commissioned by end 2018.
Launched in 2016, the Roica marketing, communication and innovations investment strategy, has created a new, positive and dynamic market growth position for the Roica premium stretch fibre, according to the brand.
Created by Asahi Kasei to meet modern consumer needs, these Roica advanced families of functional stretch yarns â€œhave become a key part of smart and responsible industry innovation, pioneering new and unique applications for fabric partnersâ€.
These are headlined with Roica Eco-Smart family for engineered sustainable stretch solutions, and also with the unique colour function of Roica Colour Perfect family, all currently under production at the Asahi Kasei German plant.
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