Thrace-LINQ completes expansion project

February 8th, 2019

Thrace-LINQ in Summerville, S.C., announced the completion of the installation of a new Andritz needlepunched nonwoven line. The Thrace Group invested more than $9 million in this project to satisfy the growing demand for high-performance nonwoven fabrics in North America. This state-of-the- art needlepunched nonwoven line was designed to produce world-class-quality fabrics for geosynthetics, automotive […]

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Don & Low expands Forfar (UK) facility with state-of-the-art Reifenhäuser line

December 18th, 2017

In line with parent-company Thrace Group’s strategy, Don & Low of the Scottish city of Forfar in the UK has agreed to a multimillion Euro deal with Reifenhäuser GmbH KG Maschinenfabrik of Troisdorf, Germany, to supply a new 3.5-yard (3.2-m) Reicofil 4 bicomponent spunbond line specifically configured for industrial spunbond markets. The new investment will […]

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Thrace appoints Lake, Sparks into new positions

January 11th, 2017

The Thrace Group announced in a Jan. 10 press release that Andreas Lake will assume a newly created position—group development director for the company’s Technical Fabrics Division. The release also said that Brian Sparks, former vice president of sales and business development, will replace Lake as the general manager of the Thrace Linq organization based […]

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Lothspeich joins Thrace as Director of Engineering–Geosynthetics

October 31st, 2016

The Athens, Greece-based Thrace Group announced in an Oct. 28 press release that it has added Steve Lothspeich to its North American staff as director of engineering–geosynthetics. The release said that Lothspeich will support current and future anticipated growth of Thrace Group geosynthetics in the U.S. marketplace. His previous positions include technical director, and later […]

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