Machine manufacturer sets up its own digital factory

Posted on 30 Jan 2018 by Jonny Williamson

German machine manufacturer KARL MAYER Group has established a digital factory to build up further-reaching digital competences within an agile environment.

The German machine manufacturer founded a digital factory to build up further-reaching digital competences with an agile environment – image courtesy of KARL MAYER.

The company’s aim is the fast and flexible development of new digital solutions, offering perceptible added value for the customers.

The targeted business models, products and services, as part of KARL MAYER’s digitisation strategy, are meant to support the clients in their markets.

Antonia Gottschalk, head of digitisation at KARL MAYER, and managing director of KARL MAYER Digital Factory GmbH, said: “In the digital world, too, only those offers are successful which can best satisfy the consumer demands.

“This is the reason why we consistently focus on customer benefits, and combine our long-standing experience as leading textile machinery manufacturer with new, digital know-how.”

Besides, the new company’s capacities are intended to complement the ongoing and planned activities in KARL MAYER’s core organisation.

KARL MAYER is technology and market leader as well as driving force for innovations in textile machinery building; the manufacturer offers solutions for warp knitting, technical textiles and warp preparation for weaving.

According to KARL MAYER, it has always been the company’s aim to provide its clients with the best economical and technical products and services and to offer innovations which bring fresh impetus to the textile world.

With more than 2,500 employees worldwide, the international organisation produces in its main machinery markets; and today the company has subsidiaries in the US, in India, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, China and Switzerland as well as agencies all over the world.