25. August 2016 | Events & Dates

RISE 2017 connects emerging technologies with real applications

The Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference, RISE 2017, will be held Sept. 12-14, at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in North Carolina, Inda, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced. more

24. August 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing: Expansion program for specialty fiber production capacities started

The Lenzing Group significantly improved earnings in the first half-year 2016 compared to the first half-year 2015. The disciplined implementation of the new group strategy sCore TEN with a clear focus on profitable growth more

24. August 2016 | Technology & Machinery

Quick and cost-efficient reprocessing of PET industrial and post-consumer waste

Hochwertige Aufbereitung von PET-Abfällen  MRS-Technology combined with the brand new Jump system for reprocessing PET waste to high value products more

23. August 2016 | News, Views & Markets

SCA integrates its business in the Middle East, India and Africa into Consumer Goods

SCA will integrate its Business Unit MEIA (Middle East, India and Africa) into Business Unit Consumer Goods to further increase efficiency. more

23. August 2016 | Research & Development

Development of textiles with a sensory cooling effect

Sensorische Kühlempfindung durch Bekleidung As part of an IGF research project (AiF No. 18181 N), scientists at the Hohenstein Institute in Boennigheim have been developing and analysing a textile finish that provides a sensory cooling effect. Sensory cooling is the term used to more

19. August 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Domtar Corporation announces acquisition in Personal Care

Domtar Corporation has agreed to purchase the privately-held Home Delivery Incontinent Supplies Co., a leading, national direct-to-consumer provider of adult incontinence and related products for a total cash consideration of USD 45 million. more

18. August 2016 | Events & Dates

NART 2016: The nanotechnology event of the year

Nanofibers, Applications and Related Technologies (NART) 2016 is taking place September 13-15 in Raleigh, NC, USA. more

18. August 2016 | News, Views & Markets

TenCate Grass appoints Michael Vogel as global group director

As per September 1, 2016 Michael Vogel has been appointed as global group director for TenCate Grass. more

16. August 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Jakob Müller AG expands its business operations

On 15 August, JMBT Beteiligungen AG acquired 100 % of the share capital of Benninger AG from Benninger Holding AG. With this acquisition Jakob Müller AG is expanding its position in the textile finishing sector. more

16. August 2016 | Technology & Machinery

Trützschler and Erema cooperate on inline BCF systems for R-PET

Trützschler und EREMA kooperieren bei inline BCF-Anlagen für R-PET The cooperation covers BCF lines which produce carpet yarns by spinning reclycled polyester or blends of virgin PET chips and recycled flakes. The overall spectrum of products offered includes a VACUREMA Basic Line and secondary components from Erema which feed the inline connected symTTex spin positions of Trützschler Man-Made Fibers with a high-quality polymer melt. more

15. August 2016 | News, Views & Markets

Incontinence products revolutionize hygiene market

According to Suominen, in 2015, there were 599 million people over 65 years globally and it is expected that in 2020, the number of senior people will be 712 million. This increases the demand for products that might not be considered everyday goods today, the company told. more

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