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BlueBox: the outstanding electronic platform of Picanol (x30,000!)

Since being introduced on the latest OMNIplus Summum airjet machine in 2015, the electronic platform known as ‘BlueBox’ has been rolled out on all machines that are produced at Picanol in Belgium, including the latest OptiMax-i flexible rapier machine.

Picanol produces its 100,000th airjet machine

Picanol is proud to announce the production of its 100,000th airjet machine.

Let’s focus on the principles upon which our machines are built: 4. Intuitive Control

Our children inspire us, especially in their intuitive and effortless handling of technology. Wireless-ready, robust and designed for maximum instant readability, the new generations will not accept anything less than that.

Let’s focus on the principles upon which our machines are built: 3. Driven by Data

Everybody realizes that in the next decades digitization will become ever more important. Data have to be captured, made accessible and usable for production optimization and artificial intelligence.

Let’s focus on the principles upon which our machines are built: 2. Sustainability Inside

When it comes to waste prevention and energy consumption reduction, Picanol has been taking up its responsibility for years. Our machines are conceived with a built-in capacity for sustainability.

Let’s focus on the principles upon which our machines are built: 1. Smart Performance

Performance is the first requirement for any weaving machine or feature, and the most obvious indicator is the theoretical maximum speed. Very often, however, the gap between this theoretical speed and the effective speed under real life circumstances is huge.