Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / China's textile machinery industry grows manifold
China's textile machinery industry grows manifold
23
May '13
China’s textile machinery industry has grown manifold in recent years with continuous expansion of its production capacity. The technical level of the as well as the number of persons employed in the Chinese textile machinery sector has also grown over the years.
 
The number of industrial enterprises manufacturing textile machinery has grown from a few dozens some years ago to over 1,000 as of today. Accordingly, the annual output of these industries has increased from several hundred million yuan to more than 100 billion yuan.
 
At present, China has become the world’s largest producer and consumer of textile machinery. In addition to consumption by domestic market, Chinese textile machinery is imported by several countries, which fetches over US$ 2 billion in foreign exchange every year.
 
In the process, the technical and automation level of Chinese textile machinery products has increased dramatically. For example, it required more than 300 people to operate 10,000 spindles of cotton spinning equipment in the past. Today, it requires only 30 people.
 
Similarly, from being an importer of non-woven machines and computerized flat knitting machines, China has today become producer of tens of thousands of these machines every year.
 
Over the years, significant progress has also been made in production of textile machinery and equipment that is energy-saving, water-saving, reduces emissions, and shortens process of dyeing and finishing.
 
Of particular mention is the growth of textile machinery for the chemical fibre industry, which has seen faster development. The equipment needed for manufacturing of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) is now produced domestically in China.
 
Earlier, China totally relied on imports for technology and equipment related to polyester plants, but now plants with an annual output of 200,000-300,000 tons have become common in China.
 
In the past, China had no polyester staple fiber (PSF) equipment. At the beginning, one production line could only produce 2,000 tons of PSF per year, but now one line has an annual capacity to produce 60,000 tons of PSF.
 
Likewise, one production line of viscose staple fiber (VSF) could only produce 3,400 tons per year in the past, but now one line can produce 45,000 tons per year.
 
In addition, China has also started manufacturing of equipment for some other processes, such as those needed for production of acrylic, spandex, and high-tech aramid.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Strong rupee & weak trade to affect textile exporters

Textile and apparel exporters' earnings and EBITDA margins will be...

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Myntra acquires InLogg

With an aim to strengthen supply chain and logistics, Flipkart-owned...

Textiles | On 22nd Apr 2017

Aditya Birla Group launches new variant Liva Crème

After its successful launch of high quality fabric Liva in 2015,...

Interviews View All

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

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

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
April 2017

April 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search