GREENSBORO, N.C. — February 10, 2016 — Karl Mayer — a producer of machinery for warp knitting, warp preparation for weaving, and technical textiles — has organized an open house scheduled April 26-28, 2016. New machines, new applications and new fabrics, all are a continuous part of the company’s innovation process, leading to radical changes in the production of functional sportswear up to the use of carbon fiber in cars intended to revolutionize mobility.
When developing new machines Karl Mayer always maintains a strong focus on the interests of its customers all over the world with their specific needs. For their industry partners in North and Central America, Karl Mayer will organize a special event in the spring of this year. Goal is to provide the market an opportunity to learn about many recent innovations in detail and to generate ideas for new product development. The event will be set up as in-house exhibition at Karl Mayer’s subsidiary in Greensboro, N.C., April 26-28. This exhibition will bring experts together, will be a know-how exchange, and will show the newest machines and applications for warp knitting, weaving warp preparation and composite fabrics. “We have developed an exhibition program intended to provide our guests with fresh ideas and valuable support for their future development activities,” explains Tony Hooimeijer, president, Karl Mayer North America. “Our customers have enormous experience and knowledge in their markets. If they are able to combine this with our expertise and innovations, it is surely possible to generate completely new product solutions and ideas for increased productivity.”
During Karl Mayer’s in-house exhibition in Greensboro visitors will have the opportunity to see high performance warp knitting machines in operation, producing new and sophisticated fabrics for automotive applications, and for sportswear, including seamless garments. For the weaving industry, Karl Mayer will be displaying its latest automatic sectional warper for the flexible production of high-precision warp beams. For sizing the company will be showing its VSB size box, a revolutionary new development that will generate significant savings. The third highlighted key area will be for the composites industry, and an innovative carbon fiber spreading unit will be demonstrated.
Flexibility For Visitors
The exhibition with all its highlights will be open to guests in the most flexible way possible. A half-day visit, a full-day tour or a stay for several days — the program will be tailored to individual requirements. In addition to having a show and tell at the machines, there will be presentations by Karl Mayer’s Business Units at regular intervals. Also the KARL MAYER Academy will hold fabric forming familiarization courses, providing more insight in the application possibilities of the presented technologies. And last but not least, the event will offer plenty of networking opportunities, with industry partners and with Karl Mayer experts.
Posted February 10, 2016
Source: Karl Mayer