Lochcarron of Scotland Expands Operations with Eight New Looms from SMIT, Italy
Lochcarron of Scotland, a renowned textile manufacturer and supplier, has announced a significant investment in its production infrastructure with the acquisition of eight new Smit looms from Italy. This strategic move aims to replace the obsolete Sulzer looms currently in use, ensuring enhanced operational efficiency and superior product quality.
Recognized globally for its commitment to traditional craftsmanship and exceptional textiles, Lochcarron of Scotland remains dedicated to delivering products of the highest standards to its clientele. This investment in new technology represents a commitment to meeting the evolving needs of the market.
Dawn Robson-Bell, Managing Director of Lochcarron of Scotland, expressed her enthusiasm for the company’s latest investment, stating, “The acquisition of the new Smit looms represents a significant milestone for Lochcarron of Scotland. By updating our technology, we are further strengthening our commitment to excellence, quality and sustainability. These state-of-the-art looms will empower our skilled weavers to continue creating exceptional fabrics that are synonymous with our brand.”
With the installation of the new Smit looms, Lochcarron of Scotland is poised to elevate its weaving operations to new heights. The enhanced capabilities will improve the company’s ability to fulfill customer demands moving forward and continue its legacy of exquisite textiles cherished worldwide. The mill is undertaking in-house staff training with a fully certified Italian Smit trainer working in the mill over a period of 6 weeks.