Start of production of needles for flat bed knitting machines.
Start of production of needles for flat bed knitting machines heralds the start of a new era for KERN-LIEBERS. The needle range is gradually expanded, allowing the company to start offering the complementary products for textile machinery and knitting mills from a single source.
KERN-LIEBERS acquires Haase & Kühn S.A. in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
KERN-LIEBERS Knitting Parts acquires 100% of the shares of needle and knitting element manufacturer Haase & Kühn S.A. in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, an acquisition that represents an important milestone in the further development of latch, slider and warp knitting needles, and also makes it possible to decisively expand the portfolio in the area of needles and open up new markets.
The umbrella brand KERN-LIEBERS TEXTILE is born.
Activities in the textile sector are brought under the umbrella brand KERN-LIEBERS TEXTILE, giving rise to a reliable partner who can meet the various requirements of the textile industry.