Groz-Beckert Academy: the training program 2014 


Albstadt: The new training program of the Groz-Beckert Academy is now available on the homepage of the company. The program for 2014 includes the well-proven courses along the entire textile value chain as well as completely newly developed courses.

Whether knitting and warp knitting, weaving, felting or tufting, whether basic, advanced or special course – experienced and dedicated experts equip the course participants with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills. Moreover the program is continually expanded: Next year the course “Tufting and tufting tool technology” will be offered for the first time. Interested people can inform themselves of the contents of the courses and sign up for them.

The training courses at a glance

  • Basics
    • Textile value chain basics
    • Fiber theory
    • Technical Textiles
    • Manual flat knitting and fault analysis I
    • Theory of fabric structures
    • Mechanical bonding (nonwovens)
    • Sewing and needle technology
    • Weaving technology
    • Tufting and tufting tool technology
  • Advanced
    • Manual flat knitting and fault analysis II
    • Electronic flat knitting
    • Large diameter circular knitting technology
    • Warp knitting technology
  • Special
    • Cylinder training
    • Cylinder gauge changes
    • Lubrication technology
    • Mounting of card clothing in a mounting device
    • Operating the WarpMaster machine
    • Technical training on the WarpMaster
    • Combined course: Operating the WarpMaster machine and Technical training on the WarpMaster
    • Tying technology
    • Posileno

Groz-Beckert is the world’s leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools as well as systems and services for the production and joining of textile fabrics. The products and services support the fields of knitting, weaving, felting, tufting and sewing. Founded in 1852 the company today employs around 8,000 people and has a turnover of nearly € 540 Mio. Groz-Beckert operates with agencies, production and distribution subsidiaries in more than 150 countries around the world.


Birte Kleefisch
Corporate Communications

Phone +49 7431 10-2277