Navis TubeTex introduces latest specialty heat-setting machinery

Posted January 7, 2021


LEXINGTON, N.C. – Navis TubeTex, a global leader in finishing machinery for the textile industry, announced that it has introduced TubeSet, its latest innovation in heat-setting machinery for tubular knit synthetic-blend greige fabric.


TubeSet efficiently heat sets tubular knit greige fabric with synthetic content, eliminating the need for open-width processing. Additionally, TubeSet provides improved machine efficiencies and increased fabric utilization with a reduction in operating costs. 


The goal was to assist our customers in reducing production expenditures by >25%, and significantly minimizing the plant footprint with its reduced size, versus operations with open width finishing. With a positive ROI of less than six months, manufacturing operations reaches a quick time to value.


“We have taken the market disruption during COVID as an opportunity to engineer new technologies and meet industry demands,” said Will Motchar, CEO and president of Navis TubeTex and its companies. “Our dedication to advanced engineered solutions continue to support automation in the manufacture of tubular textiles.”


With final testing completed, Navis is set for deliveries during second quarter of 2021. 


Like all Navis TubeTex technologies, TubeSet is Industry 4.0 compliant.


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Navis TubeTex, founded in 1929 and located here, is a portfolio company of Capitala Group. Capitala Group is a $3.0 billion asset management firm that provides capital to lower and traditional middle market businesses throughout North America.


Source: Navis TubeTex

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