USA

History of American Truetzschler

1969 Incorporation of American Truetzschler and start of operations in Charlotte, NC
1978 - 1982 Expansion of plant and offices at today’s site. In addition to the first American built machine the FBK524, a chute feed for carding machines, mixers and cotton cleaners were added to the production program.
1986 - 1996 Continued expansion of office, plant and warehouse facilities. Enlargement of Electronics department with control design and Electronic repair shop.
1992 2000th carding machine was sold to Sara Lee in Mountain City, Tennessee.
1994 ISO Certification
1999 Delivery of 4000th card in the United States
2003 Introduction of card wire products after purchase of Hollingsworth activities thru parent company, now sold under the name “Truetzschler Card Clothing” or TCC
2004 Increase of production capacities in Charlotte to enable manufacturing of large components for nonwovens machinery
2006 - 2007 Establishment of additional sales division to serve the nonwovens industry. Beginning of sales of Erko-Truetzschler and Fleissner machinery in the United States.
2007 First sale of complete nonwovens line to customer in the United States
2009 American Truetzschler is the largest domestic manufacturer of equipment for the textile industry.
2010 - 2011 Introduction of card wire products after purchase of Hollingsworth activities thru parent company, now sold under the name “Truetzschler Acquisition of machines from J.D. Hollingsworth on Wheels, Greenville USA to produce metallic clothing and build up of special cards. Expanded plant in Charlotte, NC to accommodate new equipment and opened facility in Greer, SC for special card build up service and flat repair among others.