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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

The Techtextil/Texprocess trade fair duo in Frankfurt/Germany will again be the hotspot for technical textiles and nonwovens from May 14-17, 2019. We are delighted - more exhibitors, even greater internationality, a changed hall concept and the brand new Techtextil Forum on all four days of the fair ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Welcome to our 3 in 1 issue of avr - this means three specials in one magazine. In May, Frankfurt is the "place-to-be" for innovative textiles. In our trade fair special for Techtextil/Texprocess on pages T 1 - T 48 you will find products, solutions, processes and new developments from some ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2019 03.05.2019

Probably several thousand engineers at automobile manufacturers all over the world are currently working on reducing the weight of their vehicles. In cars, trims with 40 percent and interior with 25 percent of total mass offer enormous possibilities for lightweight constructions. In the textile ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2019 01.03.2019

Specialty chemicals are essential for the functionalization of nonwovens and technical textiles during finishing or in coatings. We spoke with a medium-sized specialty chemicals manufacturer about the current challenges in times of tight margins and an unpredictable raw material situation (p. 11). ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2018 07.12.2018

A junior researcher from TU Dresden and the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden e. V. has researched how high-performance and sustainable carbon fibers can be produced cost-effectively. This is the starting signal for a breakthrough in the field of carbon lightweight construction ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2018 19.10.2018

It is amazing what can be produced from wood. The Finnish Metsä Group has just invested over a billion euros to enable the production of textile fibers and bio-composites from wood fibers in the future (pages 18-19). You can read on pages 14-15 how transparent polyamides for plastics are also being ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

In a few days, fiber experts from all over the world will meet again for the 57th edition of the recently re-named Dornbirn - Global Fiber Congress (GFC). We spoke to Friedrich Weninger, Managing Director of the Austrian Fiber Institute, about rebranding the conference, as well as the topics that ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 08/2018 31.08.2018

From September 25-27, 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, FachPack will present a comprehensive range of products and services covering the packaging process chain for industrial and consumer goods. Demand is strong for specific packaging types and packaging solutions that are pragmatic and tailor-made to ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 06/2018 29.06.2018

Welcome to "my" fi rst avr issue and your July issue. Continuing the upward trend, nonwovens production in Europe in 2017 increased by 4.3 % to approx. 2.5 million tons, with estimated total sales of around 7.8 million euros. No wonder then that fi ber manufacturers are also investing heavily in ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2018 04.05.2018

According to Forschungskuratorium Textil (the German Textile Research Board), the average car contains 30 kilograms of textiles. The trend to focus on automotive textiles is on the rise. In the age of lightweight engineering, high-performance and intelligent fi bers, threads and composite materials ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 05/2018 04.05.2018

In the editorial for this issue 2, I won't be introducing you to the editorial highlights as usual; this time, I want to say something on my own behalf. I have been associated with this magazine for 29 years. Through the magazine, I have come to know what I consider the most active and most ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2018 02.03.2018

In this fi rst issue of the year, I guarantee a wide range of articles on nonwovens. You'll read about nonwovens that provide thermal insulation and reduce the loss of cold in many areas, including: clothing, construction applications, chillers, freezer cabinets, and special vehicles like ships and ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 12/2017 08.12.2017

Since 1972, the industry has developed into an important driver of growth - continuously tapping into new fi elds of application as one of the most innovative sectors of the textile industry. avr has been at the heart of action since the beginning. Covering the nonwovens and technical textiles ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 10/2017 20.10.2017

With so many exciting topics on every single page, this issue is more than worth the time it takes to read from cover to cover. It starts off with an interesting article that takes you to the Chinese province of Heilongjiang, where massive R&D investments have been made to make hemp - with fi ne, ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 09/2017 01.09.2017

Welcome to our September issue. Dornbirn is calling - and for the 56th time. So the main topic is practically pre-determined so shortly before the meeting in the "Fiber City" (September 13-15). This year's Index17 also focused on new fi bers. A whole array of manufacturers presented developments as ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

"Nonwovens are a guarantee for growth," writes Ingeborg Neumann, President of the Gesamtverband der deutschen Textil- und Modeindustrie (German Textile and Fashion Industry Association), in her guest contribution on page T 66, I think these are fi tting words to start out this year's third edition. ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 04/2017 28.04.2017

In this issue, we are happy to report on an increased number of exhibitors - and a trip to Mars! The approaching dual exhibition "Techtextil/Texprocess" will be gigantic. This year, visitors and companies can look forward to the largest exhibition yet and an expanded trade show concept. Surely it ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

The world is getting older. The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, calculated that seniors over 60 years of age account for 12.3 % of the world's current population. That fi gure will increase to 22 % by 2050. This fact promises a considerable boost for the market segment of adult incontinence ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 03/2017 24.03.2017

In preparation for the trade show in Geneva on April 4, we cordially invite you to browse our "Index tome", with Nonwovens on every page. We did our best to gather the latest and most important information. Let us take you into the world of nonwovens just a few days ahead of Index, so you can get ...

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Allgemeiner Vliesstoff-Report 02/2017 27.02.2017

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