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Home fashions firm Natco installs high-speed loom
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Aug '10
Natco Home Fashions, a domestic manufacturer in the US is installing a seventh loom in its advanced facility in Sanford, Maine. It is a "Carpet and Rug Pioneer" face-to-face loom of high speed. The loom is latest in weaving technology and it is manufactured by Belgium-based manufacturer Van De Wiele, informed the company.

This new loom provides improved flexibility by using complex weave structures and a variety of yarn qualities, and is more efficient than previous generation looms by 30 to 40 percent. As well as, it has the capacity to manufacture additional 160,000 5'x8' rugs per year, informed Mr. Michael Litner, President of the company.

The company is undergoing expansion, under which it recently installed a fourth finishing line and upgraded software on every existing computer-driven loom. Currently, the factory is operational at its full capacity, and weaving is being conducted in three shifts. The factory also operated on weekends.

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