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Further investment at Baltex

UK warp knitter enhances manufacturing capabilities with new Karl Mayer 18-gauge high-speed knitting machine.

6th June 2023

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Ilkeston, United Kingdom

Industrial, Medical/Hygiene

Baltex, a leading UK based technical textiles manufacturer has made a significant investment at its Ilkeston site with the acquisition of a state-of-the-art 18-gauge Karl Mayer high speed knitting machine. This new addition to Baltex’ manufacturing capabilities will enable the production of heavy weight load bearing mesh fabrics, reinforcing the company's commitment to delivering innovative solutions to its customers.

The new Karl Mayer machine represents the latest advancements in textiles manufacturing technology. With its exceptional speed and precision, it allows Baltex to produce intricate mesh fabrics with unparalleled quality and efficiency. The heavy-weight load-bearing capability of the fabrics produced on this machine makes them ideal for various industrial applications, including medical, furnishing, and safety equipment.

By investing in the advanced knitting machine, Baltex aims to meet the growing demand for durable and reliable load bearing fabrics. These fabrics are crucial for industries that require materials capable of withstanding heavy loads and providing robust structural support. The new knitting machine will enable Baltex to create high quality mesh fabrics, that meet the most stringent requirements of these industries, ensuring superior performance and longevity.

"We are thrilled to introduce the Karl Mayer 18-gauge high speed knitting machine to our manufacturing facility in Ilkeston," said Rob Shearman – Sales & Marketing Director at Baltex.

"This investment underscores our commitment to supporting our UK manufacturing site with the latest technology, whilst delivering cutting-edge and innovative solutions to our customers. The heavy weight load bearing mesh fabrics produced by this machine will offer exceptional new designs with environmental eco yarns across a range of fabrics for various industries."

Baltex has a long-standing reputation for producing innovative warp and weft knitted textiles and providing exceptional service to its clients. The addition of the new knitting machine further enhances the company's capabilities and strengthens its position as a leading supplier of high-quality mesh fabrics.

For more information about Baltex and its product offerings, please contact Rob Shearman at [email protected].

www.baltex.co.uk

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