Ventured in manufacturing Edible Oil from ground nuts & mustard seeds with the best available German machines in the world
Lohia family has a trading history going back 200 years of trading in agricultural products which continued until late 1970s.
Started manufacturing water pumps for air coolers.
Started manufacturing Synthetic Fiber Processing machinery, first time in India
Promoted LML for expansion in collaboration with world leaders like ARCT.
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Lohia Starlinger Limited was incorporated as a joint venture between Lohia family and Starlinger & Co. (Austria) for producing machinery for raffia industry.
Lohia Machines Limited (LML) collaborated with Piaggio, Italy for making “Vespa Scooters” in India.
World’s first integrated solutions provider from Extrusion to Conversion to Recycling: Windmöller & Hölscher, Germany, a new technical partner introduced in addition to Starlinger & Co. GmbH, Austria for completing the range.
‘Threads India Limited’ was formed in technical collaboration with COUSIN Freres S.A. of France for manufacture of Synthetic Industrial Sewing Thread.
Solutions for winding and tubular weaving of PP/HDPE tapes were introduced
LS FIL 23 tape winders and 4 shuttle circular loom model HDN 4 with 640 picks/min were launched
Tape extrusion line with capacity of 250 kg/hr, 1000 mm film width with max line speed of 250 m/min was launched
In-house R&D facility recognized & certified by Government of India
‘Injectoplast’ was established to manufacture auto-components. The products are presently certified with IATF 16949:2016, maintaining quality below 10 ppm.
Market was realizing the benefits of the woven fabric & began its use for other applications also like wide width tarpaulins, jumbo bags etc.
8 shuttle circular loom for wider width fabric was introduced
4 shuttle loom customized for production of cement & fertilizer bags (CSN 4 & FSN 4) was launched
Higher capacity tape extrusion line of 450 kg/hr output with 1400 mm film width and 350 m/min speed was launched to address the increasing demand of the cement & fertilizer bags in India
Higher speed 4 shuttle loom model LSL 4 with 720 ppm weft insertion speed was introduced
6 shuttle loom for wider width fabric was launched (LSL 620)
600 kg/hr capacity extrusion line with 1400 mm film width and speed of 350 m/min was launched
6 shuttle circular loom model LSL 6 with a higher weft insertion speed of 900 ppm with 720 bobbins capacity was launched
Increased the line speed of extrusion lines to 425 m/min with inverter winders LTW 200C
Launched “lofil” A state-of-the-art technology for producing high quality PP Multifilament Yarn
10 shuttle circular loom for wider width applications (up to 2.5 meter DFL/5 meter SFL) was launched for the first time
Tape extrusion line of capacity 900 kg/hr with 2000 mm film width was launched
Step precision winder with electronic gearing model LTW 200CE was launched
6 shuttle circular loom for wider width fabric (LSL 610) was launched
Bag Conversion line was also introduced
Most innovative technology of double stage stretching “duotec” was launched in Raffia Industry for the 1st time in the world after blown film technology migrated to flat film production
autoroto winders for automatic changeover of equal length tapes with max. speed of 600 m/min was launched
Launched baby lofil customised for making sewing thread (Polypropylene Multifilament Yarn) for woven bag producers
Introduction of circular loom with 1,000 ppm weft insertion speed (AXL 6)
autoroto winders were incorporated in baby lofil
Improved version of 1,000 ppm weft insertion speed loom was introduced as ace 6
For the first time in the world a loom with 1,100 ppm weft insertion speed was introduced internationally (nova 6)
Addition of 40 kg/hr output machine in lofil series for PP Multifilament Yarn production
nova 10 was launched under portfolio of nova series looms
Addition of 80 kg/hr output machine in lofil series for PP multifilament yarn production
For Ventilated fabric, nova venti was launched
We were the first to launch - valve making machine "Valvomatic" for the cement industry
Started TTRC, an initiative to support the raffia industry by providing skilled & trained manpower
nova 61 loom was launched
Lohia Starlinger Limited changed its name to Lohia Corp Limited, consequent to exit of Starlinger & Co. as a shareholder.
Extrusion coating with BOPP lamination was introduced
nova 8, a 8-shuttle loom was launched for both light & heavy fabrics
Heavy duty tape winder for tapes & yarns were launched.
nova 12 the biggest loom in the new generation nova series was launched.
Launched blokomatic, valve bottomer machine with production capacity of 80 bags/min.
bcs-liner is launched to automate & replace the manual process of inserting the line in the woven bag
nova 62, a 6-shuttle loom was added to the loom portfolio
nova 82 a high speed model for heavy fabrics was introduced in the nova loom ranges
Launched autoroto V4 - the new generation, high speed, automatic switch over precision winder.
Launched nova 12 (heavy fabric) - an efficient and cost effective replacement of flat looms in the manufacture of wide-width technical textiles.
Introduced LM 650, a fully automatic inline back seam sack making machine
Introduced Recycling Machine
Launched blokomatic, valve bottomer machine with production capacity of 120 bags/min
Acquired 125-year-old company ‘LEESONA Corp’. in North Carolina, America, an expert in winding technology; manufacturing Winders, Re-Winders Take-Ups and Winders for flanged spool and parallel winding.
Acquired ‘Light & Strong’ of Israel, a manufacturer of carbon composite parts & components for aircraft and aerospace industries.
Introduced twister winder LT 300 for making twisted yarns for synthetic fibers
Launched Lohia monotec – monofilament extrusion line for producing monofilament yarns
Lohia Packaging Solutions (LPS) was setup as a “live experience center” for prospective customers to learn and interact with the latest technology for Raffia production.
Lohia Global Solutions (LGS) was established to offer one-stop solution for all spare parts needs and accessories for machineries operating in Raffia Industry.
Lohia Aerospace Systems (LAS) was set-up to manufacture composite parts & components in India with the technology acquired from Israeli ‘Light & Strong’.