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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.

Oerlikon Experts share their know-how online

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

Start of a new webinar series in November 2020 – Online registration open now

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 large-scale 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.

All Oerlikon Manmade Fibers webinars are suitable for established manmade fiber producers as well as newcomers in the textile industry as the respective speakers take an all-encompassing view of the technology spectrum. Online registration is open and can be done at:
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For further information, please contact:

André Wissenberg

André Wissenberg

Vice President, Head of Marketing, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Polymer Processing Solutions Division

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