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The Business Group Components operates under strong brands: Bräcker, Graf, Novibra, SSM Textile Machinery and Suessen. They create customer value through system expertise, innovative solutions, after sales excellence and global presence. Unbeatable synergies through the use of the right technology components guarantee maximum machine performance, productivity and minimal maintenance – and thus an excellent return on investment.
Bräcker AG, based in Pfäffikon (Switzerland), is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. Bräcker is the world’s leading supplier of rings and travellers for short and long staple ring spinning systems. The company manufactures its main products in Pfäffikon and Wintzenheim (France). Bräcker’s product range also includes grinding machines for maintenance of cots.
Graf + Cie AG, based in Rapperswil (Switzerland), is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. Graf is the world’s leading supplier of clothings and combs for carding and combing machines in short and long staple spinning, as well as for producers and machine builders for the production of nonwovens. The company’s core competencies lie in the manufacturing of flexible flat clothings, metallic clothings for flat- and roller cards, know-how in metallurgy and in the precise processing of steel. Graf’s high level of vertical integration lays the foundation for the superior quality of its products and services.
Novibra Boskovice s.r.o., based in Boskovice (Czech Republic), is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. Novibra is the world’s leading supplier of high-speed spindles in the short and long staple sector. The leading position of Novibra spindles is based on the patented design of the spindle insert and the highest quality of production. Almost all renowned manufacturers of ring spinning machines specify Novibra spindles for high performance.
SSM Textile Machinery, based in Horgen (Switzerland), is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. SSM is the world’s leading supplier of precision winding machines in the fields of dyeing, weaving and sewing thread preparation and enjoys success in individual segments of filament yarn production. SSM comprises the companies SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG in Horgen and subsidiaries in Italy and China. SSM is represented worldwide in all major markets.
Spindelfabrik Suessen GmbH, based in Suessen (Germany), is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. Suessen is the world’s leading manufacturer of spinning systems and components for spinning machines for short and long staple fiber processing. The product range includes top weighting arms, the EliTe®Compact Spinning System and various components for rotor spinning machines. The focus is on universal applicability, improved yarn quality, increased service life, reduced maintenance and proven reliability in industrial applications.
Wilhelm Stahlecker GmbH (WST), based in Suessen (Germany), is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. WST is specialized in research and design of crucial components used in spinning machines. The company attends its customers during the conceptual stage, from the development of an idea to the creation and intensive testing of prototypes, to the final specification of an optimal product implementation in manufacturing process. The goals that guide the company are constant innovation, application-related concepts, and perfect customer service.