Tashkent hosted a symposium on “Textile engineering in Switzerland”. President of the Swiss Association of Machinery Manufacturers (Swissmem) Ernesto Maurer delivered a speech at the forum and noted that Uzbekistan is one of the reliable and long-term international partners with a huge economic potential. This was reported by the Press Service of “Uztuqimachiliksanoat” Association.
At the symposium, issues of deepening interaction between the industry’s enterprises and leaders of textile machinery in Switzerland were discussed.
Representatives of ministries and departments, producers of technological equipment and insurance companies of Switzerland, textile companies of Uzbekistan, and specialized educational institutions attended the event, organized by “Uztuqimachiliksanoat” Association jointly with Swissmem, “Uzbekistan – Switzerland” Friendship Society.
“Uztuqimachiliksanoat” Association defined technical re-equipment of its enterprises as one of the priority areas. Large-scale activity is being carried out on equipping enterprises with modern high-performance equipment. An important role in achieving the goals was played by close cooperation with manufacturers of textile equipment in Switzerland. Technologies of Rieter (spinning machines), Saurer (weaving machines), Uster (laboratory equipment), Luwa and other companies are installed at the enterprises.
There are 82 companies in Uzbekistan with participation of Swiss investors, 56 of which are joint ventures.
Swiss companies Rieter AG, Amsler Tex AG, Maag Brothers Machine, Works LTD, Loepfe Brothers LTD, as well as the export insurance company SERV, made presentations on modern innovative development in textile machinery.
Manufacturers of Uzbekistan got acquainted with the latest developments and samples of equipment for textile production, signed contracts for technical re-equipment and modernization of enterprises.