21. July 2016 | Events & Dates

VDMA members successfully met textile manufacturers and students in Vietnam

In 2015, Germany exported textile machinery and accessories worth EUR 35 million (+ 13 per cent 2015/2014) to Vietnam. more

21. July 2016 | Events & Dates

European Zone at Cinte Techtextil China: new exhibitors widen sourcing options for buyers

This year’s German Pavilion will house some of the industry’s heavyweights including Trützschler Nonwovens, DiloGroup and Autefa. DiloGroup in particular will have a wide range of options on offer this year, having recently set up a compact line for recycling carbon fibre at the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) in Augsburg, Germany, which will allow them to present product samples made from recycled carbon fibre material on request. Mr Johann Philipp Dilo, CEO of DiloGroup, explained: “The recycled carbon fibre sector has high potential since 50% of carbon fibre woven structures used in the aircraft industry, for example, are wasted. Regulations prohibit us from dumping this material and ensure we find new uses for it, including in aircraft, automotive and general transportation & technical applications.” more

20. July 2016 | Events & Dates

First Lightweight Technologies Forum in Düsseldorf

The new Lightweight Technologies Forum, which will be held in Düsseldorf as part of the ALUMINIUM and COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fairs from 29 November to 1 December 2016, will reflect this trend toward modern multi-material systems. more

19. July 2016 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Nonwovens dominate the hygiene market

The global hygiene market is projected to consume 6.0 million tonnes of nonwovens and wovens/textiles with a total value of $23.1 billion by 2021, and a projected annual growth rate of 6.4% from 2016-21, according to Smithers Pira. more

18. July 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Grand opening of Sandler’s new production building – 43-million-Euro investment completed

?Werk 5? fügt sich harmonisch in die umliegende Landschaft ein 150 meters long plus a loading terminal of 37.5 meters; 70 meters wide and about 20 meters high “Plant 5“ is Sandler’s largest production building. more

18. July 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Black Dyneema

Dyneema fiber has only ever been available in its natural color, white. Which is not an issue for many applications. Now Dyneema is available in black color. more

15. July 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Lectra and Politecnico di Milano join forces to host a Design & Technology seminar

Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, recently co-hosted a Design & Technology seminar in Milan with the Department of Design and the POLI.design Consortium of Politecnico di Milano, one of Italy’s largest technical universities. more

15. July 2016 | News, Views & Markets

PEGAS NONWOVENS SA established a subsidiary in the Republic of South Africa

PEGAS NONWOVENS SA announces that it has established a subsidiary in the Republic of South Africa. more

14. July 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Stäubli at FEBRATEX

Stäubli is showcasing solutions for optimized workflow in weaving mills at booth 11 in Sector 1 at Febratex. more

14. July 2016 | Events & Dates

2nd International Composites Congress (ICC)

After the great success of the 1st International Composites Congress, the industry association Composites Germany is set to hold its next convention in Düsseldorf from November 28 to 29, 2016. more

13. July 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Management change at Sympatex Technologies

With effect from 11th July, Dr. Rüdiger Fox was appointed CEO and management spokesman of the Sympatex Technologies GmbH. more

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