Woollen, Worsted and Semi Worsted Technology

AUTEFA Solutions is a leading card manufacturer. The company combines in Biella the two biggest Italian card manufacturers, OCTIR and F.O.R. AUTEFA Solutions includes companies with a long-standing tradition. Successful machine manufacturers form the company AUTEFA Solutions. These are AUTEFA in Friedberg, Austria-based Fehrer in Linz, the Italian companies F.O.R. and OCTIR in Biella as well as the newly founded companies AUTEFA Solutions North America, AUTEFA Solutions Switzerland and AUTEFA Solutions Wuxi, China.

With a history of more than 100 years in card production (F.O.R. was established in 1907 and OCTIR was established in 1911) and the successful supply of more than 6000 cards all over the world, today AUTEFA Solutions is a preferred partner in supplying cards with the most advanced mechanical and electronic technologies, always fully designed and manufactured in Italy.

For long staple fibers spinning, the production program includes:

  • Woollen Carding Sets to process fine and extra fine wool, cashmere and silk, for high quality weaving and knitting yarns
  • Woollen Carding Sets to process standard wool and synthetic fibers for carpet and blanket yarns
  • Worsted Cards to process wool, mohair, angora, cashmere, synthetic fibers and silk, for high quality weaving and knitting yarns
  • Semi Worsted Cards to process wool and synthetic fibers for carpets yarns

The experience and the know-how of our designers and technicians are the best reassurance for our customers who are, and we are very proud of it, the finest manufacturers of textiles all over the world.