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.