Luwa India has completed the first phase of its state-of-the-art manufacturing unit in Bangalore. The company had a good year in 2017. In many countries around the globe it concluded orders not only with large customers but also with smaller ones. It expects business to be the same in 2018 and has an excellent order backlog and many projects under discussion. For India, with GST worries getting sorted, it expects an improvement in the flow of new investments with additional capacities in the weaving and knitting segments.
Luwa is a global leader in air engineering that provides comprehensive tailor-made solutions for various air needs of the textile industry. It has seen increased business in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and the US, while sales in Turkey have just recovered. It sees more and more customers investing in other countries than their home base.
In India, Luwa has maintained its market leadership in textile humidification and filtration plants and increased its business by being a preferred supplier to corporate groups. Besides it has penetrated into the small and micro sector business too and has provided energy-efficient solutions to its various customers in and around Bhiwandi, Bhilwara, Ichalkaranji and Ahmedabad.
Luwa is developing an add-on to its DigiControl system to manage performance of humidification and filtration plants. It will be available for customers in India this year.