Production has returned to pre-COVID levels while external demand has been resilient in most markets. Italian customers have invested in technological and digital transformation thanks to Industry 4.0 incentives, which has led to an intensification of local demand. Additionally, a transition in global textile production from east to west has resulted in an increase in orders from manufacturers in or near Europe such as Turkey, Portugal and Italy.
Italy’s Color Service srl, a manufacturer of automatic dosing systems, has received 40 percent more orders compared to last year, despite being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Order and production volume before COVID-19 pandemic recovered in 2021 Company interested in technological innovations to reduce textile production waste.
“This growth was reflected in corporate investment and the goods they required from us; Indeed, with the demand for quality outstripping production capacity, massive investments in automation have been made. To meet the increased market demand, Color Service has invested in the acquisition of its fourth production facility in Dueville, with a total area of 4,500 m², where production is expected to start by the end of 2022. The production capacity was increased in 2019 with the third building (4,000 m² total area), will grow with this additional building, achieve higher production and of course higher turnover,” said Color Service in a media release.
The research and development (R&D) activities have been very active for Color Service, especially during the pandemic period, in which the development of the machines is more and more linked to the environment in which they are used. In fact, most of the company’s innovations are geared towards environmental sustainability and Industry 4.0 regulations. Color Service’s technology complies with Industry 4.0 regulations as it guarantees an increase in productivity and product quality, as well as a significant improvement in the working conditions of employees and massive energy savings.
Environmental sustainability is a deeply felt issue in this sector, often dealing with volatile and dusty materials. Color Service is able to guarantee a totally closed and aspirated system, with absolute control of the dust released during weighing and the aspiration of the product recovered and reintroduced into the production cycle, with obvious ecological and economic advantages.
Despite the fact that the product range is relatively unchanged, Color Service has focused its innovation over these years on renewing and upgrading its systems. During this period of travel restrictions and restrictions, improvements focused on reducing start-up times by improving long-distance service.
Color Service now focuses on market consolidation and delivery of customized solutions according to its customers’ requirements.
“Color Service is constantly looking for technological innovations to improve the textile production process to limit waste, improve the work environment and increase productivity with a precise recipe. The desire to automate the production process is constantly growing, in order to be able to take advantage of all the advantages that an automatic dosing system can guarantee,” the statement added.
Fiber2Fashion Newsdesk (NB)