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Zimmer Austria installs foam coating line in Pennsylvania

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Jun '20
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Zimmer Austria, a manufacturer of screen & digital printing machinery, coating and washing machines, has announced the sale and installation of a foam coating line at Applied Technology Int Ltd, manufacturer of Fabrifoam in Exton, Pennsylvania. The multi-function coating line is for application of stable foam and other materials on highly engineered fabrics.
 
The line has been manufactured at the Zimmer Austria plant in Klagenfurt, Austria and features the knife coating (knife-over-roll) application system.
 
The line includes an unwinding station, coating head type T-Coat-MK, application device type Magnoknife MK, foam feeding, high efficiency dryer Compact HC (4 section gas dryer), exit line with double rewinding station.
 
Applied Technology International Ltd launched the Fabrifoam Products line in 1992 to design, manufacture and distribute its brand of unique and proprietary fabric/foam materials and devices for compression and support therapy for the medical community. Known as The Original Therapeutic Material, initially created for orthopaedic therapy, Fabrifoam is now used worldwide for a vast array of medical applications, specialising in OEM products for both human and veterinary care.
 
“With the installation of the new Zimmer Austria production line, we will be able to increase production capabilities and volume output, allowing for improved pricing capabilities and economies of scale. The line will enable the creation of new innovative products, targeting a broader customer base,” Charlene Buckley, vice president of Fabrifoam Products, said in a press release.
 
ATI is pleased to have partnered with Zimmer Austria on this project which affords us the opportunity to expand our business while helping to improve the health and lives of thousands.”

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (JL)


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