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Promatech Shanghai Produces First K88 Loom

Promatech ShanghaiProduces First K88 LoomItaly-based Promatech S.p.A.s Shanghai subsidiary, Promatech Shanghai Machinery Textile Co. Ltd., recently completed production of its first K88 Made In China rapier loom the first in an order of 30 being produced by a team of 20 associates in its first year of operation. Promatech Shanghai plans to produce 100 looms by the end of 2003, and to increase output to 2,000 looms annually by 2005. The K88, designed especially for the Chinese market, will be the only model produced during the Shanghai facilitys initial phase.The loom was built by our Chinese personnel under the supervision of Italian technicians with the dual goal of both beginning local production and training local staff by providing all the skills and knowledge necessary to make the Shanghai productive unit completely autonomous in assembly and final inspection testing operations, said Eugenio Bruletti, China project manager. November 2003