SSM announces new Agent for United Kingdom and Ireland

As of December 1, 2017 Alphalex Ltd. will act as sole agent for Swiss SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG in the United Kingdom (UK) and in Ireland

Founded in 1977, Alphalex Ltd. looks back on more than 40 years of experience with international textile machinery brands. After representing SSM GIUDICI S.r.l. from 2010 onwards, Jonathan Pears (Director) and his team will now take over full responsibility for SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG business in the UK and in Ireland. With this step SSM is convinced to have found the best solution for British and Irish customers.

SSM Textile Machinery, based in Horgen (Switzerland), is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. SSM is the world’s leading supplier of precision winding machines in the fields of dyeing, weaving and sewing thread preparation and enjoys success in individual segments of filament yarn production. SSM comprises the companies SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG in Horgen and subsidiaries in Italy and China. SSM is represented worldwide in all major markets.

Rieter is the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fibre spinning. Based in Winterthur (Switzerland), the company develops and manufactures machinery, systems and components used to convert natural and manmade fibres and their blends into yarns. Rieter is the only supplier worldwide to cover spinning preparation processes as well as all four end spinning processes currently established on the market. With 18 manufacturing locations in ten countries, the company employs a global workforce of some 5230, about 20 % of whom are based in Switzerland