Aachen, Germany -- Cutting machinery maker Fecken-Kirfel saw development of the PU market in 2014 and is confident for growth this year.
Axel Wynands, general manager at the firm, spoke of a growing stability in the polyurethane market at the close of 2013.
This year he said: “The PU market has developed very well and is today even more stable than it was before. We recognise steady investments from this sector and we are very positive for the future."
He said current lead times for the company’s machines is approximately three to four months. “Considering the growing order situation this is still a very favourable value,” he added.
Wynands said the company’s T 6 cutting machine has been accepted very well by the market so far. “We received a very positive feedback especially from customers processing and cutting very soft foams or visco-elastic foams in cold conditions.”