Neumünster/Shanghai, China, June 12, 2012 – The most successful BCF carpet yarn machine in the last two years, the S+, has for the first time been sold to China in the 2nd quarter of 2012.
The Chinese producer Zhengzhou Yifa, who covers the complete carpet value chain, from extrusion, over spinning to the tufted carpet, has confidence in Oerlikon Manmade Fibers superior quality of machinery and produced yarn. The ordered machine will go into production earliest at the 1st quarter of 2013 and increase the customer’s capacity by more than 50%. Higher quality of carpet, energy efficiency and less raw material consumption per square meter, which result in higher coverage in the carpet, are the main advantages which will make the customer competitive in the long term. This order is the first BCF business which was achieved as a joint effort by the new Manmade Fiber BCF organization.