On the occasion of ITM 2018 SMIT is proud to present the brand-new model of the GS900 series released after the entrance in SANTEX RIMAR GROUP: SMIT GS980.
New SMIT GS980 is the fastest free flight rapier machineof the market and has improved in terms of versatility, performance, production quality, efficiency and sustainability.
The free flight ribbons system marks out SMIT weaving machine since years: smart and flexible, SMIT GS980 has been designed and manufactured in Italy combining some of the most reliable SMIT features with groundbreaking function solutions that make SMIT GS980 an asset that will keep its value for a long time.
Fabrics for apparel, home textile, technical applications and exclusive yarns and patterns can today be woven with excellent quality on SMIT GS980.
2018 represents a significant milestone for SMIT which celebrates 80 years after the foundation in 1938.
The machine name has been given after the 80th anniversaryof SMIT which was founded in Italy and soon turned out to be an estimated leading manufacturer of weaving machines.
“SMIT GS980 will bring more value to our customers and the best ratio between productivity versus running costs. At our booth we will be weaving denim, curtains and our famous high-quality terry towel fabric,” says Simone Rancan, SMIT CEO, who concludes: “The quality of the fabric produced with our machines has always been a reference for the market and with the new SMIT GS980 we will surely continue to exploit this advantage. The general trend of moving towards productions of higher quality fabrics is already happening and some of our customers at the moment are exploiting some market niches where they can find more profitability: in these circumstances our new SMIT GS980 is the right technology for forward momentum”.