Manmade Fibers Segment

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers (Segment)

The Manmade Fibers Segment, with its brands Oerlikon Barmag and Oerlikon Neumag, is a world market leader for systems used in the manufacture of manmade fibers. Synthetic textile fibers are processed into functional clothing, carpets and furnishings, and increasingly also into technical textiles for airbags and safety belts, as well as into geotextiles for road construction and other industrial applications. The Segment offers end-to-end systems, covering every step in the entire process of manmade fiber production, from melt to yarn. Oerlikon Barmag specializes in large-scale filament spinning and texturing systems for the manufacture and processing of polyester, polyamide and nylon. Oerlikon Neumag’s core competencies lie in high-tech production sys¬tems for the manufacturing of bulked continuous filament (BCF) carpet yarns, synthetic staple fibers and nonwoven fabrics. In addition, the Manmade Fibers Segment also offers comprehensive engineering and maintenance services, as well as the construction of complete polycondensation solutions. Over 2 500 employees work for the Manmade Fibers Segment at eleven sites worldwide.

Manmade Fibers Segment's Customers & cooperations (extract):

Shaw Industries
Oriental Weavers
Alok Industries
Jiangsu Hengli Group
Jiangsu Shenghong Chemical Fiber
Nan Ya Plastics
Reliance Industries
Tongkun Group
Wellknown Polyester Ltd.
Zhejiang Guxiandao Industrial Fiber

Segment CEO Manmade Fibers

Georg Stausberg

Business Units:

Brands (Markets/Applications)

Manmade Fibers Segment:

Oerlikon Barmag (Filament yarn machines, texturizing machines)

Oerlikon Neumag (synthetic staple fiber machines, nonwovens machines, BCF carpet yarn machines)

Products & Solutions As a future oriented company, the Oerlikon Group’s research and development of manmade fibers is driven by energy-efficiency and sustainable technologies. With the expansion of the product range to include polycondensation systems and their key components, the company now caters to the entire process – from the monomer all the way through to the textured yarn.

The primary Oerlikon Barmag markets are in Asia, with Oerlikon Neumag’s main markets in the US, Turkey and China. Correspondingly, the companies – with almost 2500 employees – have a worldwide presence in 120 countries as part of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers network of production, sales and distribution and service organizations. At the R&D centers in Remscheid, Neumünster and Chemnitz, highly-qualified engineers and technicians develop innovative and technologically-leading products for tomorrow’s world.


André Wissenberg
Marketing and Corporate Communications Oerlikon Manmade Fibers
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