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CORPORATE MEMBERS:

AMERICAN MONFORTS LLC
Joseph A. Okey, Jr., President
E-Mail: joeo@americanmonforts.com



P.O. Box 26245
Charlotte, NC 28221
Telephone: 704-494-0201
Telefax: 704-494-0250

Manufacturer of dyeing and finishing equipment for knit goods, woven fabrics, and non-woven goods for worldwide distribution.  Also manufacture accessory equipment including entry and exit equipment for all products.  Monforts also will design specialty equipment as necessary.  Included with the equipment is engineering services, spare parts and technical assistance on a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week basis.

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AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
Detlef Jaekel, Vice President
E-Mail: pharrelson@am-truetzschler.com  

We supply preparatory equipment for short and medium staple spinning plants and for manufacturing of non-wovens.  We design and install complete lines of machinery for fiber opening, cleaning, precision blending, mixing, high-speed carding & drawing and fiber recovery.

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Mike Viniconis, General Manager
E-Mail: mviniconis@argusfirecontrol.com

Automatic fire detection and fire control systems for textile mills, and automatic ultra high speed metal detection and diversion.

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Gene Burgess, President
info@bctecinc.com  

Best in new and used textile machinery specializing in surface finishing. Agents for Heusch shearing machine components.Sharpening of shearing components. Packaging machines for rolls including textiles and nonwovens. Spare parts and service for Hagemann packaging machines. Consulting for machinery selection for all types of surface finishing.

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Emmitte E. Winslow, President and Chief Executive Officer
E-Mail: ewinslow@briggsbeams.com

Standard and specialty beams, manufactured in section, tricot and loom types for fiber production and fabric weaving. Flanges are produced in our foundry, using full permanent mold process. Flange diameters of 14 to 50 inches are available. Other services and products include beam parts, cloth rolls, beam repairs and fabricated steel handling carts and racks.

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Richard K. Craig, President and COO
E-Mail: rcraig@abcarter.com

Manufactures accessories for ring spinning and twisting—travelers, rings, bobbins, drive tapes and belts, in-line streamers.  Provides splicers, knotters, laboratory testing equipment for all textile processes.

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Al Wright, Manager, Sales Division 1
E-Mail: AWright@erhardt-leimer.com

Manufacture, sale, and service of monitoring and controlling equipment for continuous web processing.

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Jeffrey G. Bassett, Managing Director
E-Mail:
jbassett@fi-tech.com

Fi-Tech is the leading manufacturer’s agent and distributor serving the synthetic fiber and nonwoven fabrics industries in North America. Fi-Tech is responsible for sales, marketing, customer service and other duties for leading component and machinery suppliers such as: Autefa Solutions, Burckhardt, Cason, Enka Tecnica, Galan, Mozart Blades,  Sauer (Fibrevision, Heberlein & TEMCO). Schill & Seilacher, Sikoplast, Tokuden, and Trützschler Man-Made Fibers.

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John S. Wilson, General Sales Manager
E-Mail: jwilson@jdhow.com

Hollingsworth specializes in metallic wire clothing for spinning, nonwovens, and worsted operations; new, high-speed special rolls for opening, shredding, and carding applications; textile machinery and accessories for short- and long-staple fiber processing; cards for spinning and nonwovens; fiber waste reclamation systems; carding conversions for carpet yarn; replacement parts and repair-and-return services; testing laboratory; carding school; consulting services for card and garnett web-forming processes.

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William J. Giokas, President
E-Mail: Billg@lambkmc.com

Manufacturers and designers of small diameter single and multi-feed circular weft and warp knitting machines, narrow fabric flat knitting machines, spooling and roll-up accessories. Manufacturing services offered for replacement cams and cylinders.

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Richard Ligon, Vice President
E-Mail: richardligon@langligon.com

Suppliers of Filling Accumulators for yarn feeders, weaving and knitting machines (LGL). Supplier of material handling equipment.  Suppliers of automated inspection, debatching, and wrapping equipment (TESTA). Supplier of Electronic Let-Offs for shuttleless looms (ERGOTRON) along with services and supplies as required.  Manufacturer of Creels of various types and Universal Supply Package Holders.  Electronic Department for service and repair of electronic components.

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Matthew C. Litzler, Sales
E-Mail: mlitzler@calitzler.com

Litzler designs and manufactures a complete line of continuous oven and dryer systems. Vertical and horizontal ovens and conveyorized ovens for woven and non-woven textiles. Dipping lines for tire cord fabric and Computreater laboratory machine. Coating lines, calendar trains, unwinders, accumulators, padders, coaters, saturators, steam and cooling drums, winders and special heavy-duty safety chucks.

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R. Allen Moore, Jr., President
E-Mail: allen_moore@ramoore.com

A leading edge integrator of variable speed drives, process control and information technology (IT). We provide solutions for continuous processes and batch operations. We offer recipe control schemes with operator friendly touch screen interfaces, as well as historical data collection for certifying processes and report generation. From tension control to Internet web browser reporting, R.A. Moore can provide a complete integration package backed by 24/7 service.

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John M. White, Jr., President
E-Mail: mtmco@morrisontexmach.com

Designers and manufacturers of continuous dyeing and finishing machinery for fabric producers worldwide.  Agents in 30+ countries.  Expert installation and service. Core Technologies: Sanforizing, Indigo Dyeing, Open Width Preparation & Dyeing, Mercerizing, Washing, Steaming, Cylinder Drying, Chemical Impregnation, Process Controls

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Will Motchar, President and CEO
E-Mail: wmotchar@navisglobal.com

Navis Global is a global leader in the design and manufacture of world-class knit finishing machinery, yielding the highest quality tubular and open-width knit fabric in the industry.  Product line includes: 4 Roll Pad, Suction Drum Dryer (widths 48", 60", 78", 96"), Relax Conveyor Dryer (widths 48", 60", 78", 96", 120"), Combination Drum/Relax Dryer (widths 48", 60", 78", 96"), Pah-Nit II Tubular Compactor, C-2000 Open Width Compactor, Continuous Jersey Finishing Range and Continuous Fleece Finishing Range.

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Wayne Cuthbertson, General Manager of Air Systems Division
E-Mail: wcuthber@pneumafil.com
John Stonestreet, Sales Manager, Textile Systems Division
E-Mail: tsinfo@pneumafil.com

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services complete Air Conditioning, Humidification, Air Filtration, Dust Extraction, and Fiber Waste Handling Systems for the Textile and Non-Woven Industry. Also provides Monitoring Systems, and High-Vacuum Material Transport Systems (Abington).

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Allen H. Simpson, General Manager of U.S. Operations
E-Mail: asimpson@sdlatlas.com

SDL Atlas, formed from the amalgamation of SDL International, Atlas Textile Test Products, Raitech and Textile Innovators, is the world’s premier provider of textile test equipment and services, with manufacturing operations in Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, USA and Stockport, UK.  Sales and service centers operated by distributors in over 80 countries as well as a joint venture operation with 3 offices in China ensure rapid and efficient after-sales service.  Over 600 products are displayed in a full-color catalog.  Available free on application.  The full catalog is also featured on the website, www.sdlatlas.com.

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TEXTUBE DIVISION OF GS INDUSTRIES OF BASSETT, INC.
Starlett Hedrick, Sales Manager
E-Mail: smh@gsib.com

Manufactures full line of yarn carriers for roving, spinning, (ring, open-end, friction, and air-jet), twisting, doubling, winding, warping, weaving, knitting, etc.

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THIES CORPORATION
Ronald Schrell, Executive Vice President
E-Mail: r.schrell@att.net

Fabric and yarn dyeing machines, dryers, control systems, dispensing systems for wet finishing industry.

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Roland J.P. Zimmer, President and CEO
E-Mail: r.zimmer@zimmer-usa.com

An integrated manufacturing company specializing in the manufacture of state of the art textile, carpet and transfer paper printing equipment, high efficiency dryers, and auxiliary equipment for the finishing plant. Zimmer has an active research and development department, a comprehensive spare parts department and mechanical and electrical/electronic technicians available for world wide installation and service work.  Zimmer’s JIGMATIC Division manufactures state of the art jig dyeing machines, atmospheric and HT up to 58” diameter rolls and 3400 mm fabric width.  The jigs are all electrically driven and computer controlled.

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AFFILIATE MEMBERS:

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Juerg Gege, Vice President
E-Mail: juerg.gege@panalpina.com

Panalpina, one of the world’s leading providers of forwarding and logistics services, specializes in intercontinental airfreight and seafreight consignments and the associated supply chain management solutions.  Thanks to its worldwide network and its highly developed IT systems, Panalpina provides globally integrated door-to-door forwarding solutions tailored to its clients’ individual needs.  The Panalpina group operates a global network in 136 countries consisting of 480 own offices in 74 countries and agent partnerships in 62 countries.  Panalpina employs around 12,000 professionals worldwide.

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.
JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.

JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.

JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.
JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.

JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.

JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.

JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.

JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:
AMERICAN MONFORTS
AMERICAN TRUETZSCHLER
ARGUS FIRE CONTROL 
BC TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC. 
BRIGGS SHAFFNER
A.B. CARTER
ERHARDT + LEIMER
FI-TECH, INC.

JOHN D. HOLLINGSWORTH

LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
LANG LIGON & CO
C.A. LITZLER
R.A. MOORE ASSOCIATES
MORRISON TEXTILE MACHINERY
NAVIS GLOBAL
PNEUMAFIL
SDL ATLAS
TEXTUBE Div. of GS Industries
THIES
ZIMMER MACHINERY

AFFILIATE MEMBERS:
PANALPINA

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