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12th December 2017, Suessen

Spindelfabrik Suessen appoints new Managing Director

With effect from 1 January, Roger Albrecht has been appointed Managing Director by the Board of Directors of Spindelfabrik Suessen, Germany. In 2015, Mr Albrecht joined the Rieter Group at Winterthur, Switzerland, and became Senior Vice President Finance, Controlling and Projects of the Business Group Components.

Before that he had been working for the Hilti Group. Among other occupations, he was Controller of the Business Unit Chemicals and finally Director of Finance & Controlling of the Canadian Hilti subsidiary.

Roger Albrecht, Managing Director, Spindelfabrik Suessen. © Spindelfabrik Suessen/Rieter Group

Spindelfabrik Suessen, a leading manufacturer of spinning systems and components for spinning machines, is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. The considerable investments in R&D ensure the further development of technical and technological components. The focus is on universal applicability, improved yarn quality, increased service life, reduced maintenance and proven reliability in industrial application.

Rieter is a leading supplier of systems for short-staple fibre spinning. Based in Winterthur, Switzerland, the company develops and manufactures machinery, systems and components used to convert natural and manmade fibres and their blends into yarns.

Rieter covers spinning preparation processes, as well as all four final spinning processes currently established on the market. With 18 manufacturing locations in ten countries, the company employs a global workforce of some 5,230, about 20% of whom are based in Switzerland.


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