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Quality before quantity: China turns increasingly to superior quality weaving machines from DORNIER for manufacturing technical fabrics

High-tech boom in China: More and more Chinese textile companies are choosing weaving machines from DORNIER in order to meet the growing demand for high quality technical fabrics for aircraft parts, filters, automotive and safety textiles. At the ITMA Asia International Textile Machinery trade fair in Shanghai (15-19 October), the German technology leader will exhibit the world's most advanced weaving technology for producing high performance fabrics.

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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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Exhibitions and Events

ITMA Asia 2018

15. October 2018 - 19. October 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.