Fehrer Turns 50

The company Dr. Ernst Fehrer founded as a means to bring his concepts in animal hair processing to
market is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. In 1953, when Fehrer AG, Austria, was
established, it had a staff of five and one lathe. Today, the company holds more than 1,000 patents
and sells to more than 80 countries.Fehrers product portfolio includes needlepunching, web-forming,
random-carding, and friction- and ring-spinning machines. One new addition to its product line is
the NL11/TWIN-SE Carpet Star, a structuring needlepunching machine for producing rib and velour

September 2003