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These two machines are from Schlafhorst, and looking up for some information they might have been one of the first models of the autoconer. These were the only two machines left that we saw on our visit to this mill. It and the powerhouse was the most interesting areas.
The era of automatic package winding began in 1962. The sales success was staggering as early as the preview three years prior at the ITMA in Milan in 1959, the revolutionary concept of the Autoconer sparked enthusiasm among the experts in the textile industry. Since then, the name Autoconer has been the synonym for automatic package winding. Today, Autoconer packages are still the global benchmark for quality and efficiency.
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