tape and monofilament technologies sold to Starlinger
Barmag Spinnzwirn has been successfully established in the market as an Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment unit. It provides their extrusion plants for the production of tape and monofilaments for polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE), polyamides (PA) and polyester (PET) as turnkey plant-design solutions. Another market success were the recently launched automatic winders, WinTape and WinTape XXL as well as the EvoTape process for film extrusion lines. The technologies for selected high speed winders and precision winders for special applications like aramid or carbon will be sold to Starlinger as well.
In 2015, a new, innovative technology center for R&D and the performance of customer experiments was put into operation. The Chemnitz site currently employs about 160 members of staff.