Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / KARL MAYER to participate in conference on machine-produced lace
KARL MAYER to participate in conference on machine-produced lace
Oct '11
For more than 150 years the Vogtland area has been an important centre for machine-produced embroidery. In addition woven and knitted goods have put their stamp on the frontier area of the three German Bundesländer Bavaria, Saxony and Thuringia. Machine lace in particular plays an important role in the industrial landscape of the region which has been shaped by textiles.

The importance of machine-produced lace for the development of the Vogtland area is acknowledged in terms of the German Innovation Centre for Embroidery and the Association for the Textile History of Vogtland in Plauen. The two institutions are drawing attention to the subject with exhibitions, workshops and, shortly, with a special conference on 'Industrial Lace Production.'

The event will be entitled 'Machine lace on the cusp of tradition and innovation.' It will be held in Plauen on 27. October and European centres for embroidered, woven, machine bobbinet and raschel lace are invited to a dialogue.

A wide-ranging programme which will both go into the history and traditions of the sector and introduce new production technologies awaits the visitors. In addition there will be a discussion of the strategies which the companies in the lace-producing regions will use to survive modern competition.

One answer to this will be given by Stephan Jung from KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH. The course tutor from the in-house academy will introduce details of the cooperation with the lace manufacturer Spiga, and hence cooperation with technical progress, under the heading 'Acting successfully in Europe with partnerships.' In addition Stephan Jung will give an overview of the milestones in the development of raschel machines and on the production techniques available for the efficient production of warp-knitted lace.

Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH

Must ReadView All

(L-R) Mr Shao Bojin, Chairman of Jihua Group and Mr Rohit Aggarwal, President of Huntsman Textile

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Huntsman gets into strategic partnership with Jihua Group

Huntsman Textile Effects, the leading provider of high quality dyes...

Marzoli FT6D roving frames in Sintex’s Unit 2. Coutresy: Marzoli

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Marzoli roving frames erected at Sintex textile division

A total of 48 Marzoli roving frames were erected in units I, II and...

Courtesy: Polartec

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Polartec innovates most breathable waterproof fabric

Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, has...

Interviews View All

Anshul Sood

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search