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Moldovan textile producer expands possibilities with Brückner finishing line

The new Brückner line is suitable for the conventional finishing of bed and table linen, as well as for home textiles.

2nd February 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Leonberg

Interiors, Medical/Hygiene

Tirotex, a Moldova-based vertically structured textile producer, opens up new fields of finishing with a new Brückner line, following many years of cooperation with the German textile machinery supplier.

The new Brückner line is suitable for the conventional finishing of bed and table linen, as well as for home textiles, but is also suitable for pigment dyeing. With an 8 zone Power-Frame stenter of 3.20 metres working width, the line is provided additionally with an infra-red dryer and a horizontal nozzle-type pre-dryer with 2 fabric passages.

Entry of the Brückner stenter at Tirotex with pre-dryer installed on an elevated platform. © Brückner

The modular structure of the line allows the implementation of various technological processes and assures Tirotex a very high production capacity, the manufacturer explains. The alternately arranged thermo zones of the dryer, which is typical for Brückner, and the proven split-flow air circulation system are said to result in an excellent quality in terms of homogeneity of the dyeing, along the complete fabric width.


For many years, the companies Tirotex and Brückner have been cooperating in a successful partnership, resulting in several Brückner machines being installed and already in operation at Tirotex.

Formerly the Soviet Union’s biggest textile state-run company, Tirotex is now a modern, vertically structured textile producer with more than 1,000 employees and thus one of the most important employers of the autonomous territorial unit Transnistria in Moldova.

Exit of the Brückner stenter. © Brückner

Due to the high-quality standards and a good sales organisation, the larget part of the production is exported. Most of the fabrics go to Western Europe and is sold as high-quality branded articles mainly for table and bed linen.


Brückner is systems supplier covering the needs of the textile industry in dry finishing, dyeing and coating. The company delivers individual components such as padders or coating units, as well as complete lines for coating and finishing of textiles, technical textiles, nonwovens, glass fibre fabric and floor coverings.

Since the commissioning of the line, Brückner is supporting the customer technologically so that the company can use the line completely and to all its capabilities. The two companies are planning to continue working together regarding the product development and the extension of the product range. Several tests have already been conducted at the Brückner technology centre in Leonberg.

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