Povel II (Norgatex) Textile spinning and twisting - Nordhorn
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The spinning construction Povel II is built as a colossal five-story,
very strict construction and stretches over a length of 50 m and a depth of 36 m at the Nordhorn-Almelo- channel.
As a landmark, the 29 m high spinning received a 40 m high tower.
40,000 Fine yarn spindles were placed in the factory halls of the building with a brick cement cast.
Until 2002, the textile company operation "Norgatex" in the former Povel factory II yarn spinning.
The since then unused and unfortunately not listed spinning construction of Povel factory II was demolished in the spring of 2010,
despite some opposition historically interested citizens.
Norgatex, the last textile company in Nordhorn which eventually also collapsed in 2002. Norgatex GmbH & Co. KG provides custom developed specialty chenille yarns for knitting and weaving. The company manufactures yarns in its mills both in Germany and at through its subsidiary in Portugal. The products are used in areas such as home furnishings, modern clothing, technical woven textiles, and outdoor applications. The company exports its products to Europe, the United States of America, Asia, and Australia.