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By taking over the traditional Chemnitz needle and sinker factory NAPLAFA, Schmietex Engineering gains valuable know-how and more than 70 years of experience.

Schmietex Engineering supplies all knitting elements and modules for stitch-bonding machines according to the classical method of Heinrich Mauersberger - from one source.

Knitting elements

compound needles

retaining pins

closing wires


compound needle module

laying in sinker module

knock over sinker module

guide needle module

closing wire module

retaining pin module

Other products

  • pile sinker module
  • hook-in needle module