Ada Fios is without doubt one of the leading producers of medical gauze fabrics in Europe. Based 30 minutes from the city of Porto, Portugal, it was hit by a devastating fire at the end of June. Unfortunately, one of the most modern mills – not only in Europe but also in the world – was completely destroyed.
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Picanol has taken responsibility for ensuring a sustainable weaving process. This includes a good filling waste control on airjet machines.
Proferro which comprises the foundry and machining activities of Picanol Group, is investing in the future with the construction of a new high-bay warehouse that will stand at a height of no less than 32 meters.
SmartShed was introduced on the OmniPlus-i airjet weaving machine in 2019 and with effect from July 2020 onwards, SmartShed will also be available for larger widths up to 360 cm for sheeting applications.
In Picanol’s assembly department, a new technology, developed by the strategic research center Flanders Make, was introduced. A wearable device guarantees the social distance of 1.5 meters between the workers.