The cotton spinning factory, located in Turkmenabat city in Turkmenistan’s eastern velayat of Lebap, produced more around 800 tons of yarn in January-March this year, the country’s official media reported on Saturday.
More than 70% of the produced yarn was exported to countries such as Turkey, Poland, Russia and the UAE, according to the report.
The factory produces cotton yarn of counts 17/1, 20/1, 27/1 and 34/1, as well as balls of yarn each weighing over 2 kg. The yarn production plant’s daily production rate is 11 tons. The factory works in three shifts employs about 148 specialists, 70% of whom are women.
The fully automated equipment of Switzerland’s Uster company is used to measure the physical and mechanical characteristics of cotton fiber and cotton yarn in the factory. The plant uses machinery of Italy’s Zancaner company for packaging of the yarn and equipment of Swiss Luwa company for cooling, heating and air conditioning.
The enterprise is designed for the annual production of 4,500 tons of high-quality yarn, with 4 thousand tons produced with the Open-end spinning technology. Open-end spinning is considered as one of the highest quality yarn manufacturing techniques used in the textile industry.