AMF REECE - sewing machines

AMF Reece Product Time Line

Product Time Line

Product Time Line

1881 Model J, the world first automatic eyelet buttonhole machine invented by John Reece which won honor in many exhibitions including the World Fair in Chicago in 1983
1907 High Speed Shoe machine
1908 Hand Hole Model, the world first buttonhole machine by Reece used especially for men’s suits that used a stitch resembling the effect produced by hand sewers, for many years the stitch formation was referred to as the Reece stitch
1915 Rapid machine, the world first machine using a different main cam to make style changes
1930 first floating needle technology with pick stitch reproducing the work of skilled hand sewer developed by AMF
1940 S1, first straight buttonhole machine, Reece entering the shirt industry
1949 S2, upgraded and speeded up S1 model
1950 Series 42, the world first automatic pocketwelting machine
1960 84-4, first floating needle automatic button stitcher machine to sew buttons onto a jacket
1960’s Autojig System, the world primacy in stitching template technology
1970’s 84-72, first double needle belt loop folding and attaching machine used on dresses and casual trouser
1980’s Atlas, first machine using special double needle for attaching belt loops to jeans
1992 S-100, economical eyelet buttonhole machine developed for AMF Reece by Minerva Co.
1994 84-63 Full Fell Seamer for sewing the full felled inseam on jeans
     SW 1000, speedwelt chainstitch pocketwelting machine designed for slacks an jacket linings
1996 LW Series – first automatic lockstitch pocketwelting series represented by LW-2000 model
         S-2000 Series
1998
XL-21, first semi-automatic eyelet buttonhole machine
     S-4000 Series, chainstitch special application machines
1999 S-111, first fully programmable electronic eyelet buttonhole machine
2000 S-101, S-104, mechanical eyelet buttonhole machine
2003 S-211, upgraded version of the first fully programmsable electronic eyelet buttonhole machine S-111
        Deco 2000, decorative hand stitching machine using floating needle technology to sew the “true” pick stitch (dots on both sides of the garment)
2005 S-311, fully programmable electronic eyelet buttonhole machine, upgraded version of S-211 
 Trouser Series, first trouser line machines by AMF Reece

2006 S-311 Indexer, first fully programmable electronic eyelet buttonhole machine with indexer sewing multiple buttonholes on jacket sleeves and jeans fronts
2007 S-105, latest mechanical eyelet buttonhole machine combining proven sewing functions of earlier models
2008 EBS Mark II , fully electronic button sewer using the floating needle technology
2010 ES 505, new generation fully electronic eyelet buttonhole machine
2015 Atlas Mark IV, the world unique automatic belt-loop setter for jeans which enables fully automatic belt-loop length change in just a few seconds