Autefa recently founded and inaugurated AUTEFA Solutions Wuxi Co., combining Chinese and European technologies for the Chinese local market. The company was inaugurated by Maoxin Ye, Vice President CHTC and CEO of Textile Machinery Unit , and Dr Stefan Schlichter, CEO, AUTEFA Solutions. During his opening speech Dr. Stefan Schlichter explains, “In addition to our well proven machines for the premium market, which heads for high performance and quality we now offer with AUTEFA Solutions Wuxi, machines and services for the Chinese market.
From the product and technical view it means we offer a unique blend of European and Chinese technology for the first time produced in China under the brand AUTEFA Solutions. The European source of our product is the design and software. These are added by production and assembly from AUTEFA Solutions Wuxi.” One of the first produced machines is the Crosslapper UNILINER CL 88, a reliable and economical machine equipped with modern drive technology, based on the successful crosslapper series TOPLINER.
AUTEFA, Fehrer, F.O.R. and OCTIR, as the main companies of the AUTEFA Solutions Group are located in Germany, Austria and Italy. All companies have a long and successful history in textile machinery worldwide and in the Chinese market. AUTEFA Solutions offers turnkey lines for nonwovens, fiber balers and woolen carding machines. In 2011 China Hi Tech Group Cooperation (CHTC) took over the single companies and the new AUTEFA Solutions Group was founded. The company’s headquarter is in Friedberg, Germany, and from there the complete business in different sectors is operated.