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ATME-I 2001 Hits Greenville

continues its preview with a listing of additional exhibitors.

ATME-I Hits Greenville Greenville, S.C., and the Palmetto Expo Center will welcome visitors to ATME-I at the end of this month. The spring edition of the American Textile Machinery Exhibition-International (ATME-I 2001) will take place April 23-27 at Greenvilles Palmetto Expo Center.The American Society of Knitting Technologists (ASKT) will present a seminar in conjunction with the exhibition, Technical Textiles for the New Millennium: A New Dimension for Knitters. The seminar, cosponsored by the Knitted Textile Association (KTA), will be held over three half-days, April 23-25, in the James H. Woodside Conference Center at the Palmetto Expo Center.The three sessions will include presentations about the machinery and yarns involved in the formation of technical textiles, as well as a discussion about the fabric formation of technical textiles and the finishing equipment involved. This seminar is designed to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and information relating to the broad technology required in this specialized field, said Skip Gehring, president, Technical Textiles Division, KTA.Last month, TI, provided an in-depth look at more than 240 exhibitors that provided information about the machinery they would have on display. In this issue, TI completes its preshow coverage with listings from those companies that responded after the deadline for the March issue.The listings on the following pages have been grouped into six categories: Woven Fabric Manufacturing; Knit Fabric Manufacturing; Dyeing, PrintingandFinishing; Quality Control, CAD, ElectronicsandMonitoring; PlantandProduct Maintenance; and Publications.Each listing includes the name and headquarters of the exhibiting company, the U.S. representative or subsidiary, details about the exhibit, primary contacts in the booth, and the hall and booth number where each exhibitor can be found.Exhibition attendees are invited to stop by Booth C-1625 for complimentary copies of TI and its sister publication, Textiles Panamericanos.Through an arrangement with ATME-I management, Textiles Panamericanos will also provide a special hospitality lounge for Latin American visitors to ATME-I 2001. The lounge is located on the mezzanine, directly above the TI/Textiles Panamericanos booth. ATME-I 2001 Opening Night Street FestivalMonday, April 23, the first night of the ATME-2001 show, the American Textile Machinery Association (ATMA) and Textile Hall Corp. will present an opening night street festival in front of the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Once again we want to show our appreciation to all ATME-I visitors, exhibitors and attendees, and invite them to join us downtown for a fun, relaxing and entertaining evening, said J. Robert Ellis, ATME-I director and Textile Hall Corp. CEO. It was standing room only on Greenvilles Main Street during the street party held last October for ATME-I 2000. All were said to have had a great time. The event was such a tremendous success, we decided to stage the party once again. TI is a sponsor of the opening night festival. Other sponsors include ATMA, the Hyatt Regency, the Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Budweiser, Coca-Cola and Panalpina.The festival begins at 6:00 p.m. and will end at 10:00 p.m. Admission is free.Greenvilles Main Street will be blocked from Beattie Place to North Street. RazzMaJazz will perform 1950s and 60s rock, country, Motown and beach music on stage at the Hyatt Regency. Vendors from local restaurants will be onsite and beer, wine and snacks will be provided.  Additional ATME-I Exhibitors Woven Fabric Manufacturing In the field of weaving, Bellwether Inc., McDonough, Ga., will exhibit projectile grippers and feeder grippers for projectile weaving machines. Primary contact in booth: Wayne Boyd. Booth No. D-2403.Coreken Industries, India, will feature a ring temple cylinder and a ring temple cylinder suitable for all types of weaving machines. Primary contact in booth: J.K. Patel. Booth No. C-2010.Cronland Beam Co., Lincolnton, N.C., will show various types of beams, including section beams, loom beams and beam parts. Primary contact in booth: Kirk Cronland. Booth No. C-1931.Draper-Texmaco, Spartanburg, S.C., will exhibit the DTX 2000-A air-jet weaving machine. Primary contact in booth: Ron Brown. Booth No. C-1830.Eldon Specialties Inc., Graham, N.C., will show ceramic thread guides and assemblies, tension devices, air-assist thread guides, bobbin caps and creel adapters, as well as miscellaneous machine items. Primary contact in booth: Don Foster. Booth No. D-2407.Fibercompositi S.r.l., Italy, will display weaving parts and rapier tapes. Primary contact in booth: Jeff Greene. Booth No. C-1732-B.JandP Enterprises will show weaving replacement parts. Primary contact in booth: Jeff Greene. Booth No. C-1732.Jametti, Italy (Sourcing Services International Inc., Greer, S.C.), will exhibit warping and loom beams, flanges and beam barrels. Primary contact in booth: Enrico Negri. Booth No. C-1944.Knotex Maschinenbau GmbH, Germany (Sourcing Services International Inc., Greer, S.C.), will feature warp- tying machines and frames for all yarn types, as well as the Knotex Quattro machine with 4-tying methods. Primary contact in booth: Kurt Fleck. Booth No. C-1938.Jakob Muller AG, Switzerland (Jakob Muller of America Inc., Charlotte, N.C.), will display machinery for narrow fabric weaving, label weaving, knitting and making-up machines, as well as design systems. Primary contact in booth: Erich Essig. Booth No. C-1906.New Bedford Thread Co. Inc., New Bedford, Mass., will feature leno threads and selvage threads, as well as packaging supplies. Primary contact in booth: George Unhock. Booth No. C-1732-A.Taffer Textile Machinery, Greenville, S.C., will feature replacement parts for weaving machines and engineering services. Primary contact in booth: Fred Head. Booth No. C-1601-A.Texkimp Ltd., United Kingdom, will exhibit the PT-C creel, a swing-arm magazine creel, stop motion systems and a rail-mounted package handling system. Primary contacts in booth: Matthew Kimpton-Smith and Kevin Lyons. Booth No. C-1716. Knit Fabric Manufacturing To knitters and others in the field, Bocca Comorio S.r.l., Italy, will exhibit a twisted-cord machine. Primary contact in booth: Davide Pennazio. Booth No. B-1123.Siegfried Mayer GmbH, Germany (Siegfried Mayer USA Inc., Greenville, S.C.), will show cylinders, dials and sinker rings for circular knitting machines, as well as knitting machine accessories. Primary contact in booth: Dagmar Beauregard. Booth No. B-1311.Vanguard Supreme, Monroe, N.C., will exhibit the following machines:19-inch, 14-cut 2SR2/V1, two feeds per inch, high-speed rib machine;20-inch, 22-cut 4SJ4/HAC12, four feeds per inch, high-speed single-jersey raceway machine; and30-inch, 18-cut 4SJ4/VC, four feeds per inch, raceway machine.Primary contact in booth: Todd Diggs. Booth No. B-1317. Dyeing, PrintingandFinishing Among exhibitors of wet-processing equipment, AMS Tekstil Makinalari San. Ve Tic. Ltd., Turkey, will show a 50-kilogram (kg) H.T. cone-yarn dyeing machine, a 5-kg H.T. sample-cone dyeing machine and electrical command panels. Primary contact in booth: Buraic Kskderrie. Booth No. A-100-A.Bayer Corp. (Sybron Chemicals Inc.), Wellford, S.C., will highlight low-temperature bleaching, Tanapon RFH for disperse-dye clearing and Baylase RP for reactive-dye scouring in its exhibit entitled Changing the Tempo of Textiles Products and Processes to Improve Productivity and Efficiency of the Wet Processing of Textiles. Primary contact in booth: Cheryl Wylie. Booth No. A-1008.Carderie Vervietoise USA Inc., Reidsville, N.C., will feature raising fillet and napper clothing for raising machinery, as well as spirals and ledger blades for shearing machinery. Primary contacts in booth: Tom Armitage and Jean-Pierre Moliniez. Booth No. D-3126. 
DuPont Inkjet Inks, Wilmington, Del., will exhibit DuPonts Artistri technology for digital printing, which includes the DuPont Ink-Jet 3210 printer, DuPont Artistri Color Control Management System (CCMS), and DuPont Artistri ink. The printer is capable of printing fabric in widths of up to 3 meters. Primary contact in booth: Walter Kleinberg. Booth No. A-127.Kinder International Systems, Charlotte, N.C., manufacturers of automated, high-speed dispensing systems, will not exhibit any machinery, but will have an information booth and will launch the patented Varyflow techno-logy at ATME-I 2001. Primary contact in booth: Maureen Whittaker. Booth No. A-634.Kleinewefers Textile Machinery, Greenville, S.C., will display the pneumaflex roll. Primary contact in booth: Bill Englert. Booth No. D-2619.Kusters Textile Machinery, Spartanburg, S.C. (Zima Corp., Spartanburg, S.C.), will highlight the Kusters Vacuum washer. The company has taken the concept of using a vacuum as a washing assistant one step further by incorporating a vacuum system into a washer. The Vacu-Washer removes up to 85 percent of active chemistry in the fabric after a bleach steamer, the company claims. Other equipment to be displayed includes the TurboFlush Washer, an open-width washing machine for wovens; and an embossing calender. Booth No. D-2335.Labortex Co. Ltd., Taiwan, will show the Rapid Jumbo high-temperature laboratory dyeing machine, the Rapid P-12 infrared laboratory dyeing machine, the Rapid R-3 laboratory dryer oven and the rapid L-4C oscillatory dyeing machine. Primary contact in booth: William Dixon. Booth No. A-1016.The Lanly Co., Cleveland, designs and builds custom heat-processing equipment for technical textile finishing applications. Equipment includes slasher dryers, thermosol ovens, festoon dryers, tower dryers, carmelizers and singers. The dryers include basic or computer controls, are created for continuous or batch operation and consist of direct, indirect, radiant, convection or combination heating systems. Primary contact in booth: Gary Brown. Booth No. D-3130.Lessco, Dalton, Ga., will exhibit foam machinery, ovens, dryers and related finishing equipment. Primary contact in booth: Larry Evans. Booth No. A-622.Nordson Corp., Dawsonville, Ga., will have information on web-coating equipment and will display hot-melt dies, hot-melt-adhesive application equipment and web-adhesive manufacturing equipment. Primary contact in booth: Richard Abreu. Booth No. B-1503.OMNOVA Solutions Inc., Chester, S.C., will feature its chemical line of durable press solutions, softener solutions, fluid repellent solutions and coating solutions for textile finishing and coating. Primary contacts in booth: Mark Mussman and Rick Bishop. Booth No. A-1025.Red-Ray Mfg. Co., Cliffside Park, N.J., will highlight its gas-fired infrared burners, including the quick-cooling model QC-12. The Series 2000 pilot ignition and monitoring system will also be featured. Primary contact in booth: Tim ONeal. Booth No. A-1014.Sclavos International, Greece, will introduce its Robolab240 to the United States at ATME-I 2001. Robolab240 is a robotic dispenser and fully automated solution maker incorporated into one machine.Sclavos will also show the Venus sample-dyeing machine. The HT2 version will be on display, and the company will highlight its features, which include Aquachron, Twin Soft Flow and Heat Recovery and Dry Salt System. Booth No. A-311. Quality Control, CAD, ElectronicsandMonitoring In the area of quality and information technology, Automation Partners Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., will show the PSM-100 pick/course counter, an overfeed control system, knitting management system and compaction control system. Primary contact in booth: Larry Tausch. Booth No. D-3103.AVL Looms, Chico, Calif., will feature jacquard and dobby software, textile design software and looms for sampling. Primary contact in booth: Peter Straus. Booth No. A-1032.Datatex TIS Inc., Alpharetta, Ga., will demonstrate its textile-integrated-manufacturing (TIM) software, specifically developed to address the requirements of the textile and apparel industry. Primary contact in booth: James Watters. Booth No. D-2222.DPInnovations Inc./ ScotWeave Ltd., Spartanburg, S.C., specializes in digital printing and software solutions for the textile industry and will introduce StudioMaster software at ATME-I 2001. Primary contact in booth: Steve Smith. Booth No. A-1020.DUA Graphic Systems S.r.l., Italy, will demonstrate its Ramsete III software for design, engraving and coloring; Matchprint II software for ink-jet and color matching; and a new digital ink-jet printer. Primary contact in booth: Daniele Caimi. Booth No. A-517.Erhardt+Leimer GmbH, Germany (Erhardt+Leimer Inc., Spartanburg, S.C.), will exhibit guiding systems, fabric-spreading systems, metal detectors, tenter guides, slitters, uncurlers, inspection systems, fabric-marking systems, and entry and exit systems. Primary contact in booth: John Scott. Booth No. D-2934.Eurotherm Drives, Charlotte, N.C., will exhibit AC and DC drives, as well as supervisory controls, measurement instrumentation and graphical interfaces for textile applications. Primary contact in booth: Norm Linder. Booth No. D-2500.EVS Ltd., Israel (EVS US Inc., Charlotte, N.C.), will feature its automation inspection technology, including I-Tex 2000 for the automatic inspection of woven, knitted and nonwoven goods; Prin-Tex 2000 for the automatic inspection of printed goods; and the shade-variation analyzer, SVA, for on-line shade analysis of dyed goods. Primary contact in booth: Mike Lollis. Booth No. D-3101.IKOS Inc., Charlotte, N.C., specializes in software solutions, including supply chain-management software, an application monitor, application scheduler, Colorific, Label Editor, Form Editor and a Web-integrated pocket PC interface. Primary contact in booth: Evan Parissis. Booth No. A-505.Loomdata, Switzerland (Sourcing Services International, Greer, S.C.), will highlight its production data collection and monitoring systems. Primary contact in booth: Flavio Carraro. Booth No. C-1948.NAEF PressandDies Inc., Bolton Landing, N.Y., will exhibit manual and pneumatic punch presses and various textile cutting dies, which include sample cutting, pinked edge and ASTM testing dies. Primary contact in booth: Bob Traver. Booth No. B-1205.Network Systems, Greensboro, N.C., will present the latest version of its net collection, a fully integrated suite of products designed for the textile and sewn-products industry. The net collection addresses all requirements for customer service; plant floor execution and cost; inventory and distribution from enterprise resource planning (ERP) to e-commerce; contractor tracking and complete Web enablement with customers, vendors and suppliers. Primary contact in booth: Clark Lane. Booth No. A-236.Raitech Inc., Charlotte, N.C., will show the Quickwash Plus® system, the QuickPunch tabletop unit for stamping out multiple fabric samples, and the Quickview optical digital instrument for the measurement of changes in the dimensional stability of fabrics. Primary contact in booth: Mark Raiteri. Booth No. A-422. PlantandProduct Maintenance, Engineering, Material Handling Under the category of plant maintenace and engineering, Air FiltersandEquipment, Charlotte, N.C., will show air-filtration equipment, filter media, dust bags and blast gates, as well as replacement parts and accessories. Primary contact in booth: Chris Kennington. Booth No. B-1207.Baldor Electric Co., Fort Smith, Ark., (Motion Resources Inc., Greensboro, N.C.), will showpremium-efficiency Super-E® motors, inverter and vector controls, AC and DC drives, servomotors and controls, and gear products. Primary contact in booth: Marty Goldfski. Booth No. D-2607.Diversified Materials Handling Inc., Spartanburg, S.C., will introduce a high-density mobile beam storage system and an overhead fabric roll transport system. Other equipment to be shown by the company includes bridge cranes, monorails, automated guided vehicles, conveying systems and roll wrapping machines. Primary contact in booth: Trent Martin. Booth No. A-1038.GTV, Germany (Sourcing Services International Inc., Greer, S.C.), specializes in waste-water treat-ment technologies. The company will highlight an ultrafiltration system for size recovery. Primary contact in booth: Willi Armbruster. Booth No. C-1940.Hydrotex, Carrollton, Texas, is a manufacturer of high-performance lubricants specifically designed for the textile industry. Hydrotex offers a line of industrial lubricants designed to minimize component wear and resist oxidation and will present a synthetic tenter-frame oil, 900 series industrial gear lubricants and HyDiamond greases at ATME-I 2001. Booth No. B-1102.  
JS Humidifiers plc, United Kingdom (FranklandThomas Inc., Greenville, S.C.), will show the JS JetSpray humidification system, as well as other humidification systems for the textile industry. Primary contact in booth: Carl Batchelor. Booth No. A-610.LTG Inc., Spartanburg, S.C., will highlight its Versadrum filter, weavedirect system prefilter type TVM and a full line of tangential fans and special air diffusers. Primary contacts in booth: Gerhard Seyffer and Jim Schall. Booth No. C-1640.Mee Industries Inc., Fort Mill, S.C., will have information on its humidification system design and sales. Primary contact in booth: Rick Wilden. Booth No. A-912.The Merrow Machine Co., Newington, Conn., will show its line of wide-process seaming machines and accessories, which include the new M-D3B-2 recirculating-oil butt-seamer and several nickel-plated models for woven and knitted goods. Primary contacts in booth: Dan Armstead and Phil Breakwell. Booth No. D-2600.Pneumafil Corp., Charlotte, N.C., offers modular air filtration and air conditioning systems for both domestic and foreign markets and reconditioning programs for weaving machines. Pneumafil will also show the Abington system for high-vacuum product recovery and material transport. All systems may be equipped with control monitoring. Primary contact in booth: John Stonestreet. Booth No. D-2718.Robinson Industries Inc., Coleman, Mich., will exhibit a fabric-roll pack pallet along with a plastic returnable shipping pack for bobbins of yarn. Primary contact in booth: Jerry Kaleto. Booth No. A-714.Rubbermaid, Gastonia, N.C. will feature a line of Rubbermaid industrial products, material-handling equipment and janitorial supplies. Primary contact in booth: Jeff Greene. Booth No. C-1732-C.Siscodata, Italy (Sourcing Services International Inc., Greer, S.C.), will exhibit material-conveying and sorting systems, as well as fabric wrappers. Primary contact in booth: Roberto Brambillia. Booth No. C-1946.Upkeeper Corp., Charlotte, N.C., will exhibit the Upkeeper Voyager Turbo portable blower cleaners and industrial vacuums. Primary contact in booth: Paul McIntyre. Booth No. B-1516.Vogel Lubrication Inc., Newport News, Va., will show centralized lubrication systems to dispense oil, fluid grease or grease for all kinds of applications systems including single-, dual-, or multi-line progressive oil/air circulating hydrostatic and compressed air systems. Mechanical, hydraulic or pneumatic piston pumps; and gear, internal gear and rotary pistons are available as the principal means of delivering the lubricant. Primary contact in booth: Dave Shirley. Booth No. B-1512.PublicationsandAssociationsAmong textile publications and associations at the show, Textile Industries, Atlanta, will offer copies of the magazine (including Fiber World, Knitting/Apparel and Nonwovens/Technical Textiles), which features extensive reports and information on ATME-I 2001. Primary contacts in booth: James M. Borneman, editor in chief; James C. Phillips Jr., executive editor; Eric Vonwiller, senior technical editor; Marcella Nacmias, associate publisher and vice president, international operations; and Denise Buchalter, advertising business manager. Booth No. C-1625.The Textile Redbook, Atlanta, will feature the 2001 edition of the directory, which lists addresses, management and products of textile mills in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Primary contact in booth: Joyce A. Metzer, operations manager, senior editor. Booth No. D-2414. Textiles Panamericanos, Atlanta, will offer copies of its latest issue, which features reports and information on ATME-I 2001. Textiles Panamericanos will provide a lounge for Latin American guests, which will be located directly above the booth on the mezzanine level. Primary contacts in booth: GermE. Garcia, editor; Marcella Nacmias, associate publisher and vice president, international operations; and Denise Buchalter, advertising business manager. Booth No. C-1625. April 2001