Magazine December 2016

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Experts from Qingdao Hongda

Textile Machinery Company Ltd. visit Groz-Beckert

In order to get to know each other better, the Chinese machine builder Qingdao Hongda Textile Machinery Company Ltd. visited several of its European business partners, including Groz-Beckert KG in Albstadt.

Recently, the Carding Department had the pleasure to welcome a group of six experts from the Chinese machine builder Qingdao Hongda at the Groz-Beckert headquarters in Albstadt. The subsidiary of Jingwei Textile Machinery Co., Ltd., which is an affiliate of China Hi Tech Group Corporation, today employs over 800 people.

After a brief presentation of the Groz-Beckert Group, the visit focused on quality management and R&D at Groz-Beckert. In addition, the guests could get an idea of employees' trainings offered by the company.

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Qingdao Hongda

Qingdao Hongda Textile Machinery Company. Ltd. was founded in 1920 under the name of Qingdao Huachang Iron Works. Qingdao Hongda is a main provider of blowroom and carding machines. Automatic winding machines complete the product line of the company. In China, Qingdao Hongda ranks among the largest and most well-known textile machinery corporations, for Groz-Beckert Carding it is one of its important cooperation partners.

During the visit, Groz-Beckert also introduced to the delegation the integrated management system based on quality, environmental protection, energy saving and occupational safety as well as its Technology and Development Center, specifically designed for co-operations with customers. The Technology and Development Center is also home to Groz-Beckert Academy which provides extensive trainings to employees and partners. Please visit our website for more information about Groz-Beckert Academy.

Basis for cooperation

Innovative research and development based on information exchange – This is to be the focus of the future collaborations with the Chinese machine builder in the spinning sector. Groz-Beckert's experience, tried and tested technologies and processes in combination with the customer's know-how will expand the current cooperation and generate new developments.