German machine manufacturer Karl Mayer has acquired majority stake in Liba. Both Karl Mayer and Liba are family-owned companies. For decades, Karl Mayer and Liba have been world leaders in the development, manufacturing and distribution of warp knitting machines and machines for the production of technical textiles.
The merger is expected to enhance the market prospects in Germany of these giants in warp knitting machine manufacturing. Liba was founded in 1945. The company invests continuously in state-of-the art designing and manufacturing equipment. It cares for its customers, from project planning through specification and project management to installed machinery and offers extensive after sales services. The fast implementation of customers’ specific demands and state-of-the art production methods secure short delivery times.
Karl Mayer is a leading global manufacturer of warp knitting machines and warp preparation machines for knitting and weaving. Applications include garment textiles, sports textiles, underwear, lace, home textiles, technical textiles. It has been operating in India since 2009. The technical support centres are in Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad. Karl Mayer has expanded its service activities in India and supports all its own warp preparation machines as well as the machines that had previously been installed by Benninger, Sucker and Griffin.