04.05.2015 - 07.05.2015 — Hall: 3.0 Stand: F 03
The family-owned company Groz-Beckert, based in Albstadt, was founded in 1852 – and is today the world's leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools as well as systems and services for the production and joining of textile fabrics. Moreover, the company supports its customers and partners with advice and service.
The portfolio includes 70,000 product types and covers the fields of knitting, weaving, felting, tufting, carding and sewing. This enables a variety of applications for different spheres: Besides apparel, home and domestic textiles, also technical textiles play an important role.
In its long history, the company has systematically evolved from a mere supplier of knitting and warp knitting needles to a provider of tools for almost all textile production methods. Then followed the development from precision part to system supplier – and competent innovation, process and service partner.
In all this, Groz-Beckert closely cooperates with machine builders and end users as well as with renowned institutions and universities. The best prerequisites for shaping the textile future together were created by the Technology and Development Center (TEZ), inaugurated in 2010, and the Groz-Beckert Academy, a knowledge platform which started in 2011.
In 2015 the company employed about 7,800 people and generated a turnover of around € 629 million. Groz-Beckert operates with agencies, production and distribution affiliates in more than 150 countries around the world. Textile machine builders and end users around the world appreciate the consistently high quality and the comprehensive service of Groz-Beckert.
Knitting: Needles for knitting and warp knitting machines, system parts, cylinders and dials for circular knitting machines, cylinder change system
Weaving: Healds, heald frames, warp stop motions, drop wires, machines for weaving preparation
Felting: Products for the nonwovens industry, felting and structuring needles, jet strips for hydro-entanglement
Tufting: Carpet-machine needles, loopers and tufting knives (individual or in modules), reed finger modules
Carding: Products and services for the carding process in the spinning and nonwovens industry
Sewing: Sewing and shoe machine needles