07. December 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Dr. Michael Effing

Dr. Michael Effing  Following the 2nd International Composites Congress in Düsseldorf on 29 November 2016, the members of the German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) held a members’ meeting at which a new board was elected under AVK’s regular cycle. Two members are leaving more

06. December 2016 | Events & Dates

Techtextil 2017: Young ideas for building with textiles wanted

Gewinner des Techtextil-Studentenwettbewerbs 2015  A part of many elements, from membrane roofs and smart façades to lightweight constructions, fiber-based materials are a component part of architecture and building. With its ‘Textile Structures for New Building’ competition for students, Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, aims once again to put the spotlight on young people and invites students of civil engineering, product design more

02. December 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Governments provide USD 12.5 million for Fortress Paper's dissolving pulp mill project

The Governments of Canada and Quebec will provide USD 12.5 million to Fortress Specialty Cellulose (FSC) Inc., in Thurso, Quebec. more

02. December 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Lydall to acquire needlepuncher Gutsche

Lydall, Inc has entered into an agreement to acquire MGF Gutsche GmbH & Co. KG for approximately US$58 million in cash. more

02. December 2016 | News, Views & Markets

International Paper completed acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's pulp business

International Paper has completed its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's pulp business for approximately USD 2.2 billion in cash. more

02. December 2016

Hybrid lightweight construction on the up and up

COMPOSITES EUROPE The weight reduction trend has driven the development of fiber-reinforced composites in automotive engineering, aerospace and construction. Once again this year, the quantity of glass-fiber reinforced plastics produced in Europe will increase by 2.5 per cent, according to the more

30. November 2016 | Events & Dates

Now annually in Stuttgart

Die Aussteller zeigen auf der Messe die ganze Bandbreite faserverstärkter Kunststoffe Composites Europe will take place annually in Stuttgart from next year. So far Reed Exhibitions has organised the European Trade Fair for Composites, Technology and Applications alternately in Düsseldorf and Stuttgart. By changing more

30. November 2016

Lenzing number one in the world for sustainable wood sourcing

Die Nachhaltigkeitsführerschaft der Lenzing Gruppe zeigt sich in der Kombination hoher Standards bei der verantwortungsvollen Holz- und Zellstoffbeschaffung mit Best-Practice-Prozesstechnologien. The Lenzing Group was rated number one globally with respect to the procurement of wood, the key raw material in cellulose fiber production. This was the conclusion of the latest global ranking compiled by the Canadian non-profit environmental organization Canopy Planet Society, who cooperates more

29. November 2016 | Events & Dates

More space for digital printing

Mit neuem Standort in der Halle 6.0 bekommt der Bereich digital print technology mehr Platz in zentraler Lage auf dem Messegelände. At upcoming Heimtextil, Messe Frankfurt will present the "Digital Textile Micro Factory" in the "digital print technology" segment for the first time in hall 6.0. As part of this presentation, which has been set up in collaboration with the German Institute for Textile and Fibre Research and in partnership with renowned representatives from the industry, a digital more

29. November 2016 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Borealis: Record net profit for the first nine months

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins and base chemicals, announces a net profit of EUR 304 million in the third quarter of 2016 compared to EUR more

29. November 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering: Polycondensation system to Chinese filament yarn manufacturer

Despite the continuing market slowdown in China, the new Manmade Fibers segment joint venture Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering recently signed an order for a 60,000 tons-per-year polycondensation system. more

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