The ongoing pandemic has brought renewed focus on the medical and hygiene segment in textiles. To help the Indian textile industry meet the rising demand for medical and hygiene textiles, A.T.E. has tied-up with one of the world’s leading hygiene textile machine manufacturers – W+D BICMA Hygiene Technologie GmbH, Germany.
W+D BICMA supplies machines for manufacturing baby diapers, feminine care products, adult diapers, bladder control pads for incontinence, bed underpads, meatpads, pet pads and other specialised products such as surgical face masks and FFP2/N95 masks. Its portfolio comprises of compact high-speed multi-functional machines for high-capacity production and economical medium-speed machines for start-up businesses. Besides complete machines, W+D BICMA is a specialist in upgrading existing machines with new features to enhance machine efficiency and product design. W+D BICMA has successful installations at some of the world’s most well-known brands.
During the pandemic, W+D BICMA designed a new high-speed machine in a short span of time which has the capability to produce 1 million face masks per day, called the Auxilium FM. BICMA also offers a high-speed machine that produces FFP2/N95 face masks.