Picanol Hosts OptiMax-i Open House

Belgium-based Picanol NV recently hosted an open house at its headquarters in Ieper to introduce the OptiMax-i rapier weaving machine and offer a sneak peek at the TerryMax-i rapier weaving machine for terry cloth, which is available for the first time in a rapier format. Both technologies will officially debut at ITMA 2015 in Milan, Italy.

“It has been a pleasure to be able to demonstrate … our new rapier technologies to our many European customers,” said Johan Verstraete, vice president, sales and marketing services, Picanol. “With the new OptiMax-i we have set a new benchmark in the rapier industry because this is the fastest industrial rapier weaving machine in the world.”

November/December 2015