25. May 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Freudenberg Performance Materials inaugurates Hänsel production

Gemeinsam mit dem Vorstandsmitglied der Freudenberg Gruppe wurde die Hänsel Produktion eingeweiht. The global manufacturer of technical textiles, has inaugurated a new production line at its Weinheim location. The line will manufacture more

24. May 2016 | Technology & Machinery

Xerium to acquire J.J. Plank Corporation

Xerium Technologies, Inc. has acquired the business of J.J. Plank Corporation, including its Spencer Johnston brand spreader roll line and related family of product lines for USD 18 million. more

24. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp produced

As of mid-May, Södra has produced 500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp at its pulp mill in Mörrum, Sweden. Production started in December 2011 and has increased steadily since then.

19. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Innovative, self-warming textiles now available in Europe

Die Einsatzmöglichkeiten der j-Nova Technologie sind sehr vielfältig. Beispiele sind die Outdoor-Modeindustrie oder auch die Medizintechnik. j-Nova is a collection of groundbreaking thermal conductive textiles and fibers, which are able to conduct and store heat without any wires or cables. The innovative creation is based entirely on complex nanotechnology more

19. May 2016 | Events & Dates

More space for digital printing in new location

Heimtextil, the industry's most important global event for interior textiles, interior design and interior trends, is already completely fully booked on many hall levels around eight months before it is due to begin. The number of stand registrations for more

19. May 2016 | Research & Development

Analysis of more gentle textiles for high skin compatibility

Researchers at the Hohenstein Institute have established a digital method for three-dimensional analysis of the surface of textiles that come into direct contact with people's skin. By using the new microscopy technique, the scientists are now able to describe the mechanical nature of more

19. May 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : Opening of the European Centre of Excellence for thermoset composite materials

TenCate Advanced Composites celebrate the inaugural opening of their extended facility at Langley Mill (Nottingham), United Kingdom. The opening on Wednesday 18 May 2016 follows a period of more

19. May 2016 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Bostik announces adhesives breakthrough for disposable hygiene market

Brilliance elastic attachment adhesive removes trade-offs while improving disposable hygiene production efficiencies more

19. May 2016 | Research & Development

IRG Meltspinning – Industrial Research in progress

Industry Research Group Meltspinning The target groups of the IRG Meltspinning are companies along the entire process chain - from plant manufacturers over polymer proto chemical fibre producers. more

18. May 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Italy: Domestic orders on the rise for the first quarter of 2016

For Italian textile machinery manufacturers, the first quarter of 2016 has opened with a recovery in orders on the domestic side. In foreign markets, orders have more

18. May 2016 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Wacker presents new hydrophilic softener for textile finishing

Der Tropfentest beweist: Textilien, die mit Wetsoft NE 750 behandelt wurden, sind äußerst saugfähig. The main constituents are block copolymers based on aminofunctional silicones and polyglycol. more

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