INDIA ITME 2022, which will take place from December 8-13, 2022, at the India Exposition Mart Ltd  (IEML) Greater Noida (Delhi), is the largest textile exhibition of its kind in India. As India is the most  prominent textile hub in the region, Picanol will be presenting all its latest high-tech weaving  machines and services at the event. Picanol will be exhibiting in Booth A6B5, Hall 14, where three  high-tech weaving machines from the OmniPlus-i Connect airjet generation will be on display.  Furthermore, one OptiMax-i Connect machine will be shown at the Bonas booth. Meanwhile, all of  the state-of-the-art functionalities of Picanol’s new digital platform, PicConnect, will also be  demonstrated at the Picanol booth.

Picanol has been successfully serving the Indian market since 1956. In light of the potential and expected  growth of the Indian market, Picanol decided to set up its own organization in India in early 2008. The  aim behind this move was to ensure an optimal proximity to the customer, in terms of both service and  sales. In the meantime, Picanol India has grown into a team of 42 people, who serve our Indian  customers in all of the main textile areas. Picanol has three offices situated in India: Coimbatore,  Mumbai, and the main office in New Delhi, which also has a print repair station that is equipped with  the latest technology. 

This set-up, which is combined with the high-performance Picanol weaving machines, has enabled us to  acquire a leading position in the Indian market. Clear proof of Picanol’s dedication to the Indian market  is its continuous investment in facilities and people. In this regard, we proudly opened our new head  office in Delhi in April 2012 followed by further extension of office space to provide enhanced services to  more customers in March 2022. We also continue to reinforce our Sales and Service team so that we can  support our customers in the best possible way with all of the challenges they are facing,” explains Mr. 

Kasiviswanathan Palanisamy, Director of Picanol India. 

Details of the Picanol weaving machines that will be on display: 

  1. 1. OmniPlus-i Connect-4-P-190 Poplin

    A proof how a lighter fabric segment can benefit from the OmniPlus-i Connect platform. Digitization, maximum flexibility and running the highest speed.

    Warp:      Co Ne 60/1
    Density: 165.1 ends/inch
    Drawing in width: 64 inch

    Weft:          Co Ne 60/1
    Density: 100.1 picks/inch

    Highlighted features:          AirMaster – Adaptive Relay Valve Drive (ARVD II Plus) – AutoSpeed – BlueBox electronic platform – BlueTouch display – Power monitoring – Prewinder Switch-Off (PSO)

    Standard:                             BlueBox electronic platform – BlueTouch display – SUMO drive concept – Climate monitoring – Shed calculation – PicConnect enabled

    Monitor package:                Access control – OptiStyle – Raw material use

    Smart savings package:     Power monitoring – AirMaster with integrated air consumption meter – Adaptive Relay Valve Drive (ARVD II Plus)

    Automation package:          Pick Repair Automation (PRA II Plus) – Prewinder Switch-Off (PSO) – AutoSpeed – Harness frame stroke measurement & Shed simulation

    2. OmniPlus-i Connect-2-P-280 Ladies wear

    Weaving light filament fabrics without having to choose between speed and flexibility. Reaching the required high fabric quality standards becomes even more easy with the increased inbuilt stability of the insertion system

    Warp          Cv 75f30 den
    Density: 83.8 ends/inch
    Drawing in width: 96 inch

    Weft:           Cv 120f10 den
    Density: 68.6 picks/inch

    Highlighted features: SUMO drive concept – e-Leno – Fully electronic pressure settings – Sensor dashboard – Smart signal lights – LED illumination

    Standard: BlueBox electronic platform – BlueTouch display – SUMO drive concept – Climate monitoring – Shed calculation – PicConnect enabled

    Monitor package: Access control – OptiStyle – Raw material use

    Smart savings package: Power monitoring – AirMaster with integrated air consumption meter – Adaptive Relay Valve Drive (ARVD II Plus)

    Automation package: Pick Repair Automation (PRA II Plus) – Prewinder Switch-Off (PSO) – AutoSpeed – Harness frame stroke measurement & Shed simulation

    3. OmniPlus-i Connect-4-D-220 Denim

    The digital loom! A machine that is driven by data, relying on smart performance, with sustainability always in mind.

    Warp:        Co Ne 40/2
    Density: 104.1 ends/inch
    Drawing in width: 80 inch

    Weft:          Co Ne 20/1 + Pes/El 150 den
    Density: 100.1 picks/inch

    Highlighted features: SmartShed – Access control – Climate monitoring – Elsy Plus – Pick Repair Automation (PRA II Plus) – Quick Style Change (QSC) – Raw material use

    Standard: BlueBox electronic platform – BlueTouch display – SUMO drive concept – Climate monitoring – Shed calculation – PicConnect enabled

    Monitor package: Access control – OptiStyle – Raw material use

    Smart savings package: Power monitoring – AirMaster with integrated air consumption meter – Adaptive Relay Valve Drive (ARVD II Plus)

    Automation package: Pick Repair Automation (PRA II Plus) – Prewinder Switch-Off (PSO) – AutoSpeed – Harness frame stroke measurement & Shed simulation

    4. PicConnect Corner

    PicConnect is Picanol’s digital platform for customers, offering a wide range of features, from industrial IoT to service-related applications. Visit the PicConnect corner of the Picanol booth to discover everything you need to know about this platform. All of the weaving machines at our booth will be connected to PicConnect. Be sure to attend one of the live demonstrations that will frequently take place throughout each day of the exhibition.

    5. OptiMax-i Connect-8-J-380 (Bonas – Hall 14A – Booth 2B1)

    Warp:       Pes 50 den
    Density: 120 ends/inch
    Drawing in width: 141 inch

    Weft:       Pes 150f72 den + lurex (Jari) 150 den
    Density: 53.3 picks/inch