Established in 1853, Oerlikon Textile is one of the leading providers of machinery equipment for yarn production customers in the United States. It has expertise in technical process and competent consultation. Oerlikon Textile offers a range of economical solutions for chemical fiber plant design and nonwovens production. It also provides systems for ring spinning, rotor spinning, winding, twisting and embroidery. The company specializes in textile machines and plant engineering and operates in North Carolina. It operates through various business units, including Oerlikon Barmag, Oerlikon Saurer and Oerlikon Neumag. The company is a part of The Oerlikon Group, which staffs more than 18,000 employees.