Oerlikon Experts share their know-how online

Oerlikon Experts share their know-how online

f.l.t.r Jochen Adler, Ralf Morgenroth, Markus Reichwein, Matthias Schmitz

Remscheid, Germany, October 15, 2020 – In order to ensure the transfer of know-how and technology in times of the pandemic, the Manmade Fibers segment of the Swiss Oerlikon Group will start its new webinar series in November. Four interesting technology lectures are planned until the end of 2020 which will be held in English. Current trends in the production of manmade fibers as well as Oerlikons technology solutions will be presented and discussed with the participants. A continuation of the webinar series is already planned for 2021.


An overview of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers webinars in the fourth quarter of 2020:

Factory know-how from a single source – A boost for your efficiency
4. November 2020: 11:00-11:45h CET
Speaker: Jochen Adler, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers CTO

From melt to yarn, fibers and nonwovens. At Oerlikon Manmade Fibers you get the entire factory know-how from a single source. From the planning and construction of highly complex production plants and competent customer services, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers offers everything for a successful business. Oerlikon is the right partner, especially – but not exclusively – for newcomers in the textile industry.

VarioFil – Your compact spinning solution
11. November 2020: 11:00-11:45h CET
Speaker: Ralf Morgenroth, Head of Engineering Textile Machinery BB Engineering (BBE)

The speaker from Oerlikons Joint venture Partner BBE will present the flexible, customized compact spinning system VarioFil. Whether for different feedstocks of standard spinning polymers or recycling, VarioFil will be tailored to your needs. Thanks to conversion packages, you can quickly and cost-effectively adapt to market requirements and you are therefore not restricted to one material or one specific process.

Green Technologies – Join us on the road to a sustainable fiber industry
2. December 2020: 11:00-11:45h CET
Speaker: Markus Reichwein, Head of Product Management Oerlikon Manmade Fibers

The right technologies for recycling are a key requirement for a sustainable manmade fiber industry. Oerlikon Manmade Fibers describe a cascaded approach into new technologies as well as different material sources outlining your need for versatile solutions.

VacuFil – Your future upcycling plant, from waste to value
9. December 2020: 11:00-11:45h CET
Speaker: Matthias Schmitz, Head of Engineering Recycling Technology, BB Engineering (BBE)

The speaker of Oerlikons Joint Venture partner BBE presents the innovative PET recycling system VacuFil. It combines gentle largescale filtration and controlled intrinsic-viscosity build-up for consistently outstanding melt quality. The vacuum-unit – located next to the filter – quickly and reliably removes volatile contamination. The modular structure of the VacuFil range offers numerous possibilities for the process guiding system. Whether as a standalone solution with downstream granulation or as an inline version including 3DD additive feed – customer requirements can be optimally catered for with customized system configurations.

About Oerlikon
Oerlikon (SIX: OERL) develops modern materials, systems and surface technologies and provides specialized services aimed at securing high-performance products and systems with long lifespans for customers. Supported by its technological core competencies and its strong financial footing, the corporation continues its medium-term growth plan by implementing three strategic factors: focusing on attractive growth markets, ensuring structural growth and expanding through targeted M&A activities. Oerlikon is a globally-leading technology and engineering corporation, operating its business in two segments (Surface Solutions and Manmade Fibers) and employing around 11,000 members of staff at 182 sites in 37 countries worldwide. In 2019, Oerlikon generated sales of CHF 2.6 billion and invested more than CHF 120 million in research & development.

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About the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment
With its Oerlikon Barmag, Oerlikon Neumag and Oerlikon Nonwoven brands, the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment is one of the leading provider of manmade fiber filament spinning systems, texturing machines, BCF systems, staple fiber systems and solutions for the production of nonwovens and – as a service provider – offers engineering solutions for the entire textile value added chain.

As a future-oriented company, the research and development at this division of the Oerlikon Group is driven by energy-efficiency and sustainable technologies (e-save). With its range of polycondensation and extrusion systems and their key components, the company caters to the entire manufacturing process – from the monomer all the way through to the textured yarn. The product portfolio is rounded off with automation and Industrie 4.0 solutions.
The primary markets for the product portfolio of Oerlikon Barmag are in Asia, especially in China, India and Turkey, and – for those of Oerlikon Neumag and Oerlikon Nonwoven – in the USA, Asia, Turkey and Europe. Worldwide, the segment – with just under 3,000 employees – has a presence in 120 countries with production, sales and distribution and service organizations. At the R&D centers in Remscheid, Neumünster (Germany) and Suzhou (China), highly-qualified engineers, technologists and technicians develop innovative and technologically-leading products for tomorrow’s world.

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