Technical textiles has been one of the pillars in the long term product strategy of Picanol. Due to its leading market position in the fields of rapier and airjet weaving, Picanol produces durable and high performing machine platforms with state-of-the-art technology, which have been tested by thousands of customers. Continued investment in research and development resulted in a continuously increasing array of solutions for the most diverse applications in technical textiles. This unique combination of reliable product platforms in rapier and airjet weaving technology on one hand, and dedicated solutions for technical fabric on the other, offer our technical customers the best of all worlds: reliability, performance, flexibility – in the most sustainable way. Energy consumption and raw material usage effectiveness have been prioritised in all stages of development since Picanol’s inception over 80 years ago.
During Techtextil, Picanol presented breakthrough solutions in wide weaving (up to 540 cm), heavy weaving, agrotextiles, carpet-backing, coating fabrics, para-aramides and tyre cord.