Bruckner Sells Range To Ratti Spins Off Division

Bruckner Sells Range ToRatti; Spins Off DivisionItaly-based Ratti, a manufacturer of printed
fabrics for menswear, womenswear and home fashions, recently purchased an Opti-Shrink compressive
shrinking range from Bruckner, Germany. Ratti is processing a wide range of fabric types on the new
range, including cotton, linen, viscose, silk, Lycra®, and fiber blends.In other Bruckner news,
Dipl. Ing. Ulrich von Christen has purchased Apparatebau GmbH, the division of the Bruckner group
responsible for the planning and production of wet textile finishing lines. Christen will change
the name of the company to Erbatech GmbH. The new organization will operate independently, but also
will cooperate with the Bruckner group to develop and sell integrated machinery concepts for dry
and wet textile finishing. Existing projects and orders will be continued by Erbatech. The Scout,
Delphin, Galaxy and Supraflor product lines also will be continued.
August 2002