Since 1949, the competencies of POLYTEX lie in the development, design, manufacturing and world-wide sale and distribution of sample making machines. As a professional partner for textile manufacturers and sample factories in more than 100 countries, POLYTEX has succeeded in coming up with innovations in the sampling sector year after year making POLYTEX the global leader in sample making equipment. Our manufacturing range includes everything from simple manufacturing aids to fully automatic high-performance sample production plants and robots, together with the relevant consumables, in order to guarantee that your products are presented in their best light!
• sample cutting and pinking machines • universal mounting machines for color shade cards • fully automatic color card production lines • waterfall sample mounting machines for upholstery, garment and shirting fabrics • yarn sample tab winding machines
Fully automatic colour card production line “KX”: Fully automatic color card production line for card sizes up to 5 pages DIN A4 wide (420 x 1100mm). Ultrahigh output with up to 750 cards per hour with up to 250 color chips, paper backed fabric swatches, soft laminates, wallpapers and other flexible materials.
POLYTEX AG Grundstrasse 1 CH-5012 Schönenwerd Switzerland
Precision Fabrics Group was created in 1988 in a leveraged buyout from Burlington Industries, and continues today as a privately-held company. The Company has evolved from a traditional textile manufacturer into an engineered materials business, focused on highly technical, high-quality woven and nonwoven materials.
Today, PFG employs approximately 600 associates and operates plants in North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. Corporate headquarters are located in Greensboro, NC. Our Vinton, VA plant specializes in weaving some of the most technically challenging continuous-filament fabrics in the world. Our Greensboro and Madison, TN facilities are world-class in the range of nonwoven products produced.
Precision Fabrics was the first ISO-qualified textile supplier in the USA. ISO continues to provide the discipline and framework for effective and efficient product development, customer service, and manufacturing.
Through 30+ years of experience and commitment to research and development, PFG can achieve a broad spectrum of technical properties. These enhanced properties can be provided on both woven and nonwoven materials.
Acoustic absorption Adhesion Air dispersion Allergen barriers Anti-fungal Anti-microbial Anti-static Blood barrier Bond release Chemical barrier & resistance
Manufacturing scrubs, lab coats, bed linens, curtains, patient gown, patient and surgical cap, table cloth, napkins, chef coats, aprons for the healthcare industry utilizing a patent technology that kills bacteria.
Prime Medical products are made with BioSmart®, a specialized antimicrobial textile technology that is designed to harness the power of chlorine to resist bacteria and viruses during use or wear.
Developed, patented and produced by Milliken & Co., BioSmart® fabric is a smarter solution for healthcare textiles like Privacy Curtains, Scrubs and Lab Coats.
Simply by laundering with EPA-registered bleach, the fabric binds chlorine for up to 12 weeks. The BioSmart fabric resists fading and the technology remains durable through a minimum of 75 industrial wash cycles.
With its innovative engineering and procurement solutions, prolim makes machinery and plant more profitable and competitive. In more than 15 years of practical experience, prolim has continually refined design-to-cost methods, such as target cost management, value analysis and product design cost estimation. prolim demonstrates how to formulate and achieve manufacturing cost Targets.
Profit potential analysis: A potential analysis rapidly identifies how you can use rigorous cost management to significantly boost your margins while at the same time reducing time-to-market by up to 50\%. This analysis is reliable and entirely without risk to you.
RETECH – the expert at drawing your fibres to perfection and monitoring your yarn tension! For more than 40 years, Retech has been developing and producing components and installations for processing of synthetic filaments mainly in the field of thermal and mechanical treatment. RETECH offers complete solutions coming either as stand-alone concepts or fully integrated as a retro-fit or upgrade of existing equipment. As the leading global player and trendsetter in its field, RETECH products are used by OEM and end users worldwide.
• Heated Godets/Rolls • Unheated/ambient Godets/Rolls • Active cooled Godets/Rolls • Plate Heaters/Ovens • Air Bearing Separator Rolls • Temperature Controllers • Temperature Transmitters • Yarn Tension Sensors • On-Line Tension Monitoring Systems • Custom built Draw Stands
Heated Godet: Heated Godet for high end applications, multi zone heated, high temperatures (up to 350°C), high draw forces, up to 6000 m/min., various dimensions (diameter / length).
Rieter is the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning. Based in Winterthur (Switzerland), the company develops and manufactures machinery, systems and components used to convert natural and manmade fibers and their blends into yarns. Rieter is the only supplier worldwide to cover spinning preparation processes as well as all four end spinning processes currently established on the market. Furthermore, Rieter is a leader in the field of precision winding machines. With 16 manufacturing locations in ten countries, the company employs a global workforce of some 4420, about 21% of whom are based in Switzerland.
• Customized spinning systems for maximum efficiency and competitiveness • Competence in all four end spinning technologies on the market • Solutions for the digitization of spinning mills • After Sales services and solutions • Premium components from fiber to yarn
Compacting device COMPACTdrum: With easy installation and removal, the compacting device COMPACTdrum for Rieter ring spinning machines allows for quick switches between ring yarn and compact yarn. COMPACTdrum adds a new dimension to reducing hairiness. The device processes all raw materials and covers all yarn counts. With low energy requirements, very high productivity and long-life technology components, production costs are kept low. Product detail
Rieter Management AG Klosterstrasse 32 CH-8406 Winterthur Switzerland
Founded by Hans Stahlecker in Altstaetten, Switzerland, in 1973, ROTORCRAFT has been family-owned since. Today, ROTORCRAFT is a leading provider of innovative, high quality spinning components. In today’s environment, this means ROTORCRAFT’s main focus of all our products is on three issues:
Power saving in a world power becomes more and more expensive and scarce
Simplicity of operation in an industry dealing with staff shortage and high labour cost
Seamless service to optimise and safeguard of our customers’ operations
NGD Next Generation Compact Drafting
NGS Next Generation Compact Spinning
GC-P GreenCompact Premium
GC-C GreenCore yarn
GC Siro yarn
OilCup Spindle Lubrication
NGD Next Generation Drafting: GC-P is the premium compact drafting solution for most model and make ring spinning frames featuring the following benefits:
– No extra power consumption – Available for ring frames with short- or long bottom aprons
Rotorcraft AG Bafflesstrasse 14 CH-9450 Altstätten Switzerland
Rüti Textil is a company that is dedicated to modifying and improving Maschinenfabrik Rüti, Sulzer Rüti and Sulzer Textil brand weaving machines. Thanks to our many years of experience and sound knowledge in textile machine engineering, we perform customer-specific modifications, adaptations and improvements. The result is higher performance, better fabric quality or a relief of the machines itself. With our conversion concept, we are leading high-quality technology into the next generation and thus preventing fully functional machines from being replaced by weaving machines with significantly shorter lifetime.
We are a company that follows the standards of Industry 4.0. We provide engineering services in a network of specialists. For the production of the components we work together with selected Swiss manufacturers.
Analysis in the areas of mechanical and textile engineering, particularly for weft insertion
Customer-specific modifications and improvements, from development right up to implementation
High-quality and performance-enhancing components and assemblies, thanks to the very latest production technologies
R12light projectile: Weight–optimized projectiles extend the weft yarn spectrum by improving insertion quality and performance. Customers with a D2 projectile can switch to the advantageous R12heavy projectile with a corresponding increase in performance.
Santex Rimar AG with the leading brands CAVITEC in machines for hotmelt coating + laminating and impregnation of carbon + glass fibres (Prepregs) and SANTEX in machines for finishing of knitted fabrics such as cotton, blended cotton and viscose. Many of our customers are market leaders in their branch and are relying on the know-how of Santex Rimar AG, which was founded 1982 in Switzerland.
The Saurer Group is a globally operating technology group focusing on machinery and components for processing staple fibre from bale to yarn. Our offering also includes twisting and embroidery machinery as well as engineered and polymer solutions. As a company with a long tradition, Saurer has always been a leader in innovation. With annual sales revenues of EUR 1.1 bn, 4500 employees, and locations in 12 countries the group is well positioned to serve the world’s textile industry centres.
Autocoro 9: The E3-certified Autocoro 9, with its intelligence in each individual spinning position, sets new standards in energy-savings, productivity, economic efficiency, ease of operation and quality.
Saurer AG Bleikenstrasse 11 CH-9630 Wattwil Switzerland
Saurer is the worldwide market leader for embroidery production systems. The vast expertise of many generations and textile tradition are merged with state-of-the-art technology in a symbiosis of expertise, quality and safety. Based on over 150 years of experience, Saurer is today the leading manufacturer of high-tech embroidery systems. These provide the embroidery industry with innovative solutions from the sketch to the finished embroidered fabric.
Sedo Engineering develops new technology for Denim industry. Our Smart Indigo Technology brings a revolutionary change in global Denim / Jeans industry. Smart Indigo use Electricity instead of chemicals to reduce and make indigo able to dye. It’s the cleanest, cheapest and best way to use indigo. Beside Smart Indigo we offer several unique production control equipment, automation and industry 4.0 integration for denim industry. We have decades of experience in this field and offer Swiss quality products and services.
• Smart Indigo or the cleanest Denim/Jeans production • Electricity instead of chemicals • High sustainability • More ecological and economical • Reduce health hazard • Better color consistency and performance • Savings in wastewater treatments and energy • Easy to handle and more efficient
Smart Indigo: Smart Indigo for Denim Industry – machine reduce indigo with electricity instead of chemicals
Sedo Engineering SA Rue de Village CH-1908 Riddes Switzerland
SHIMA SEIKI WHOLEGARMENT knitting machines provide wide patterning range, high efficiency and stable, consistent production of WHOLEGARMENT products.
Taking advantage of 3D knitting, everything from simple pullovers to brand new types of knitwear can be produced with special features unique to WHOLEGARMENT such as unprecedented fit, comfort and extended range of motion. Elements that normally require complicated sewing such as drape and shirr, as well as browsing effects for creating volume, can be knitted in. High productivity and efficiency, reduced dependence on labor as well as savings in resources makes WHOLEGARMENT knitting the ultimate form of knit production.
Type of Business
Development, manufacture, sales, marketing and service of:
Computerized flat knitting machines
Automatic fabric cutting machines
Glove and sock knitting machines
Consolidated Subsidiaries (Updated September 30, 2020)
SHIMA FINE PRESS CO., LTD. Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan Machine parts manufacturing
KAINAN SEIMITSU CO., LTD. Kainan City, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan Machine parts manufacturing
TOYOBOSHI KOGYO CO., LTD. Tadaoka Town, Osaka Prefecture, Japan Manufacture of cashmere yarns and other textile material Sales of flat knit products
SHIMA SEIKI EUROPE LTD. United Kingdom Textile machinery sales
SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A. INC. U.S.A. Textile machinery sales
SHIMA SEIKI (HONG KONG) LTD. China Textile machinery sales
SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A. Italy Textile machinery sales
SHIMA SEIKI WIN WIN SHANGHAI LTD. China Textile machinery sales