Magazine July 2017

The textile world at a glance: From litespeed® plus to dur

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In the textile world trends undergo extreme change. What is modern today might be gone and forgotten tomorrow. Not only sections, but fabrics and manufacturing techniques also depend on this type of continuous change. The few constants in the sector thus carry even more weight. Among them has been, for years, the Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany. The leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens presented the entire spectrum of potential applications for textile technologies from 9 to 12 May, 2017. Of course, Groz-Beckert did its part and was represented with a booth at the highly-visited trade fair.

Discover the world of Groz-Beckert – there's no better time to do so!

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Just an image Hans-Jürgen Haug
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

litespeed® plus – from innovation to efficiency

Just an image litespeed® plus was first presented at ITMA Milan in November 2015 and to a wider audience in the following Newsletter in December 2015. Since then, the litespeed® plus product portfolio has continually been expanded with more and more needle types being offered in the litespeed® plus version. But how do the needles measure up in the field? Groz-Beckert has talked to customers in Turkey who have been testing litespeed® plus needles to find out just that.
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The variety of woven clothing textiles

Just an image Whether geotextiles, curtains or shirting fabrics ─ woven fabrics are with us every day. The application fields of woven fabrics can be divided into three main groups: Clothing textiles, home textiles and technical textiles. Groz-Beckert makes a valuable and essential contribution to achieving optimal woven fabric quality and smooth weaving processes with its unique product portfolio for weaving preparation and weaving accessories.
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"dur" - longer service life and resistance to corrosion

Just an image Groz-Beckert puts its innovative capacity on display with the Felting division’s “dur”, this year's latest innovation, distinguished by a combination of patented manufacturing process and new base material. The advantages of the significantly higher surface hardness are results in longer service life and increased resistance to corrosion as compared to standard needles.
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Artificial grass – Groz-Beckert offers the complete product range

Just an image Demand for artificial grass has grown steadily all over the world in the past few years. In addition to the rapid growth in the traditional application fields in the sports sector – football, hockey, rugby, tennis, golf and mini golf – artificial grass has also increased in popularity in the field of landscaping and multifunctional spaces in public areas.
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Perfect embroidery results with needles from Groz-Beckert

Just an image Using computer-controlled embroidery machines, there are no limits to creativity. Currently, sequin embroidery is on trend.
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