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American subsidiary of Lindauer DORNIER turns 40

More than 240 customers, almost 8,500 weaving machines delivered, one globalization-induced structural transformation and a worldwide economic crisis with epicenter in the USA – in its 40 years of existence, the American DORNIER Machinery Corporation (AmDO) has certainly seen both: high points and lows. And like so many American business success stories, it all started in a small street being a name that could not have been more symbolic.

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Increased film output by tailor-made process equipment

At Chinaplas 2018, DORNIER will show energy-efficient and robust machine concepts for the film production

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Exhibitions and Events

Cinte Techtextil China 2018

04. September 2018 - 06. September 2018

By train to the Far East:
DORNIER supplies a film stretching line including factory equipment on the new Silk Road to China

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About us

The world-renowned aircraft manufacturer Dornier began building textile machinery after the Second World War. The reason for this realignment: The Allies had prohibited the company from building aircraft in Germany. In 1950, Lindauer DORNIER GmbH was founded by Peter Dornier, son of the famous aviation pioneer Claude Dornier, in the same building in Lindau-Rickenbach which still serves as the company headquarters. The first result of his search for a new field of activity was the manufacture of shuttle weaving machines.