Van de Wiele to Purchase Superba and American Superba

Kortrijk, BE, May 27, 2015—Belgian consortium Van de Wiele has signed an agreement to purchase the French company Superba and the U.S. company American Superba.

Superba manufactures heat setting machines for carpet yarns using saturated steam technology. With 40 years of experience in the field of yarns for tufted and woven carpet, Superba provides a complete range of machines, including steaming and shrinking lines and space-dyeing machines. Superba will continue to operate from Mulhouse, France, the U.S. and China.

Van de Wiele manufactures carpet and velvet weaving machines and also offers tufting machines (Cobble-Van de Wiele), extrusion machines for carpet yarns, high-speed Jacquard machines, drives, yarn feeders and various other electronic components.