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Rieter licences OptCotton from WW Systems

The Rieter Group will integrate the Brazilian company's promising product into its digital spinning suite Essential.

6th November 2020

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Winterthur, Switzerland

Clothing/​Footwear

The Rieter Group has concluded a licence agreement with WW Systems on 5 November 2020, and will integrate the Brazilian company's promising product into its digital spinning suite Essential.

According to Rieter, OptCotton from WW Systems offers the only software system worldwide that enables an even blend of cotton for the spinning process. With the cooperation, Rieter says it is taking an important step forward in implementing its digital strategy and offering its customers further added value in yarn production.

Unlike any other system on the market today, OptCotton eliminates variations in quality between cotton blends that are being prepared for the spinning process, Rieter explains. In this way, standardized quality yarn can be produced efficiently in the spinning process, the company adds. From the arrival of the bales in the warehouse to their use in the blowroom line, OptCotton manages the entire blending process with no need for categorization, which results in increased efficiency in storage and logistics as well as machine performance.

By integrating this solution, Rieter says it is strengthening its Essential digital spinning suite. Access to bale-related fibre data and raw material information opens up new possibilities for controlling the spinning mill, Rieter says. In combination with the existing modules Essentialbasic, Essentialmonitor, Essentialmaintain and Essentialpredict, this optimizes the entire spinning process and raises digital intelligence to a new level, the company concludes.

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