A trade fair that opened many doors for KARL MAYER

KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH

"A trade fair that opened many doors for KARL MAYER" by KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH

Jul 1, 2012
The Indo Intertex, 19.-22.04.2012 in Jakarta
KARL MAYER was exhibiting on two stands at Indo Intertex 2012, i.e. on an information stand in hall D alongside its agent, C. Illies & Co. to showcase its latest warp knitting machines, and in hall A in conjunction with its agent, Agansa, where samples and brochures of warp preparation machinery were available. Plenty of people paid a visit to KARL MAYER’s stand. For producers of kebaya fabrics in particular, this company is synonymous with quality and efficiency. Since the 1970s, KARL MAYER has been supplying lace machines for producing this traditional garment to the largest island state in the world. Most of the enquires made during Indo Intertex 2012 concerned lace raschel machines, especially the JL 83/1, JL 65/1 and the ML 46. The visitors asked many questions relating to the technical features of the machines and on possible product developments. The HKS 3-M and HKS 4 high-speed tricot machines were also one of the main topics of conversation at the fair. The tricot fabrics produced on these three- and four-bar machines are mainly exported to the Middle East - to countries like Jordan and Dubai. Although textile turnover in this region has declined by over 25%, producers see positive signs there and are expecting demand to increase soon. As far as the domestic market is concerned, the demand for warp-knitted spacer textiles has been rising constantly over the last two years. Producers of shoe textiles started this trend for 3D fabrics. These include many start-ups and established companies wishing to break into this market. This made the technical features of the RD 7 and RD 6 a main topic of discussion at the fair. Feedback on the individual machines was extremely encouraging and some of it related to possible projects. Discussions were held with established customers as well as manufacturers new to KARL MAYER. In fact, the company made over a 100 new contacts, enabling the employees in the Warp Knitting Business Unit to look back at the fair with some satisfaction.

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Address
Bühlstrasse 25
63179
Obertshausen
Germany
Business Type
Manufacturer
Export Regions
Worldwide
Foundation
1937
Management
Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Fritz P. Mayer
Dr. Helmut Preßl
Employees
1900

About KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH

KARL MAYER is a machine builder with real passion. This family run company was founded in Obertshausen in 1937 and manufactures both warp knitting machines and warp preparation systems; it is now the world leader in these sectors. The company currently employs roughly 2,000 workers worldwide, of which approx. 1,300 work in Germany and 1,100 in Obertshausen. It operates subsidiaries in Japan, Italy, England, China, Switzerland and the USA, and supplies machines and equipment to customers all over the world. For all of them, KARL MAYER represents the highest level of quality and technology, an image that this company, with its total commitment to first-class workmanship and its constant search for innovative solutions, quite rightly deserves.