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Loepfe Brothers Ltd

Partnership extends vision for yarn contamination detection

Loepfe Brothers Ltd. and Loptex SRL have today announced a distinguished strategic collaboration targeted at further improving yarn quality and productivity for spinning mills.

Both companies have a long track record of supporting spinning industry customers with latest technology to improve their performance and profitability.

Today, this new collaboration brings Loepfe’s YarnMaster Prisma and YarnMaster Zenit+ yarn clearers together with Loptex Exa and Centra sorters for a complete solution supplied by Loepfe.

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This integrated offering combines the advantages of eliminating contamination at the opening stages of production with additional refinement of the yarn further down the line at the winding stage. The net result for spinning mills is production of the highest quality yarns while generating less waste, greater machine efficiency and less energy consumption.

Loptex CEO Renato Gerletti commented: “We welcome this collaboration which harnesses the strengths of both the Loptex and Loepfe products for our customers. There are many synergies between the approaches of our two companies, not least of these being our dedication to using leading-edge technology to deliver great results for spinning mills everywhere.”

Loepfe CEO Dr Ralph Mennicke added: “We are looking forward to working with the Loptex team. Next to our in-house R&D commitments, this is a complementary partnership that puts customer needs first and will deliver a vital combination of top quality and greater productivity to textile mills. As the industry emerges from one of the most difficult trading periods in living memory, we continue to be committed to rolling out new and innovative solutions over the months and years to come.”

About Loepfe

Loepfe Brothers Ltd. has established itself in the field of optical yarn clearers with pioneering achievements. Today Loepfe is recognized worldwide as the specialist for integral quality control systems. 50% of the worldwide yarn production is monitored by Loepfe yarn clearers.
The Loepfe headquarters are in Wetzikon / Switzerland near Zurich. The company employs close to 150 people. The Swiss production location guarantees stability and reliability. All Loepfe products are developed and manufactured in Switzerland. Loepfe quality is based on the employees’ unique know-how and over 65 years of experience. Loepfe invests systematically in research and development of state-of-the-art technology, with its understanding of the complex requirements of the textile industry.

Loepfe lays the foundation for the international success of its textile quality assurance systems with sustainable products and highly personalized customer service. Loepfe is represented in all important textile markets via an international network of 90 agents and service representatives in 70 countries worldwide. Loepfe offers training and further education and ensures efficient local quality management at the senior level.

About Savio Group

Savio Group is the world leader in the yarn finishing sector, operating in the design, manufacturing and distribution of winding machines, quality control devices and electronic boards for the textile industry. It has factories in Italy, China, India, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland. Established over a century ago, Savio has evolved over the years through intense Research & Development, the highest manufacturing flexibility and high-quality standards. Global dimension, extreme flexibility and productive excellence are Savio’s principal strategic assets, while the group continuously reviews, renovates and consolidates its leadership to reflect changing world market needs over time.

About Loptex

Loptex has been serving the textile industry for more than 25 years and offers state of the art technologies for fibers quality improvement in cotton and in non-woven industries. Loptex stands out for its pioneering vision and innovative spirits. It successfully faces the challenges and the quality demands of the markets through its know-how, flexibility, experience, and problem-solving approach. Loptex rely on Italian and European sub suppliers. Its assembly facility is in Northern Italy, Como Area, close to the Swiss border. It includes R&D, production, sales and after sales departments. Loptex, through agencies and service stations in the main textile areas of the world, guarantees excellence in service and support to its customers.


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