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23. January 2018 | Events & Dates

When high-tech meets haute couture

Von Hightech bis Haute-Couture The international sports trade show ISPO Munich will open its doors on January 28 with 2,801 exhibitors. However, industry visitors can expect to discover much more than more

23. January 2018 | News, Views & Markets

2017 financial year: revenue growth in line with market

Thanks to its broad global presence, Autoneum grew at market level in 2017 despite the market decline in North America. Revenue adjusted for currency and divestment effects increased by 2.4 % year-on-year. In Swiss francs, Group revenue improved by 2.3 % to CHF 2,203.0 million. Further efficiency gains in production, near-maximum capacity utilization in Europe and the turnaround of Business Group SAMEA (South America, Middle East and Africa) were decisive for the persistent high profitability level achieved in 2017. more

22. January 2018 | Technology & Machinery

TAYAL – textile mega project in Algeria

Textiles Megaprojekt in Algerien A joint venture between the state-owned Algerian companies Groupe C&H, TEXALG, SNTA and the Turkish Group TAY with more than forty years of experience in the textile area, founded to build one of the biggest textile mills of the world. more

22. January 2018 | Sporttech

Hexcel showcases composite innovations for skis and other sports equipment

Composite innovationsfor skis Hexcel is promoting its leading range of composite materials for skis, snowboards and other high performance winter sports equipment at ISPO Munich 2018, January 28-31. To enable the creation of extremely lightweight components with no compromise in performance, technologies on display will include: HexPly M78.1 fast-curing prepreg, HiMax engineered multiaxial reinforcements, and Polyspeed pultruded components. more

22. January 2018 | Sporttech

Odor Control Funktion for polyester textiles by Sanitized

Gerüchen entgegenwirken At the end of January 2018, the global sports equipment industry will be coming together once again at the ISPO in Munich. more

19. January 2018 | Technology & Machinery

Oerlikon secures two major contracts worth a total of over half a billion Swiss francs for manmade fibers solutions

Oerlikon has been awarded two large orders from two of the top 10 global manmade fibers manufacturers. Both companies are located in China. The orders include more

18. January 2018 | News, Views & Markets

The Reifenhäuser Group takes over EDS GmbH

EDS GmbH an international supplier of high-end extrusion tools is now part of the Reifenhäuser Group. more

18. January 2018 | News, Views & Markets

World of Wipes 2018 program announced

WOW 2018 will deliver up-to-the-second insights for engineering new business growth June 5-8 2018. more

18. January 2018 | Indutech/Filtech

Construction of new spinning plant for Planova filters

Die Produktion von Planova-Virenfiltern soll gesteigert werden. Asahi Kasei Medical will construct a new plant for the spinning of cellulose hollow-fiber membranes for Planova virus removal filters in Nobeoka/ Miyazaki, Japan, increasing annual production capacity by 40,000 m²/year upon completion in May 2019. Virus removal filters are used to enhance safety in the production process for biotherapeutic products such as biopharmaceuticals and plasma derivatives. The Planova cellulose membrane filters were launched in 1989 as the world's first filters developed specifically for removing viruses from biotherapeutic products. more

18. January 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Conference „Additive manufacturing for the textile industry“

Tagung ?Additive Fertigung für die Textilindustrie? The Company Karl Mayer and the Textile Research Institute Thüringen-Vogtland e.V. (TITV) had invited in January 2018 to a conference entitled „Additive manufacturing for the textile industry“ in Obertshausen/Germany. more

17. January 2018 | Events & Dates

Tecstyle Visions celebrates its anniversary in February

Die Tecstyle Visions ist Leitmesse für Textilveredlung und Promotion Tecstyle Visions will open its doors from 15th to 17th February 2018 for the 10th time in Stuttgart/Germany. It is embedded in the trade fair quartet Expo 4.0, which also includes the trade fairs Giveadays, Wetec and Pos Masters. more

15. January 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Suominen expects positive impact of US tax reform

The federal corporate tax rate in the US decreased from 35% to 21% as of 1 January 2018. more

15. January 2018 | Technology & Machinery

The new production line at EcoWipes is a flexible wet-dry nonwoven facility

EcoWipes is a young, innovative company that has become a leading manufacturer and converter of private label products for the hydro-entangled nonwoven segment. The firm, which is located to the north of Warsaw more

12. January 2018 | Events & Dates

International Nonwovens Symposium in Rome, OUTLOOK in Dubrovnik

Rom 2018 EDANA is inviting the European nonwovens world to Rome and Dubrovnik this year. The International Nonwovens Symposium takes place on May 23 to 24; the 17th OUTLOOK is then held from October 17 to 18. more

12. January 2018 | News, Views & Markets

The Swiss Federal Council gives the green light to abolishing industrial customs

Swiss Textiles kämpft für eine Reduzierung der Zölle In December 2017, the Swiss Federal Council decided to unilaterally abolish customs for imports of industrial goods. This is welcomed by the Swiss Textiles federation. The textile and clothing industry has been fighting for many years to abolish customs when importing primary and intermediate products. more

12. January 2018 | Hometech

Pillows of Tencel fibers - a contribution towards the botanic bed

Kissen für Individual-Schläfer Tencel branded lyocell fibers put to the test for use in pillows. Studies have shown that fillings of Tencel fibers are the perfect botanic alternative. more

12. January 2018 | Events & Dates

Call for Papers Opened for Filtrex Asia 2018

EDANA has opened the call for papers for the 11th edition of FILTREX (Shanghai from December 4 to 5, 2018). The event will run in conjunction with the 7th Filtration & Separation Asia (FSA) event (the largest filtration exhibition in Asia) and the 10th China Filtration & Separation Exhibition and is co-organised by the China Filtration Society (CFS), China Nonwovens Technology Association (CNTA) and UBM China. more

12. January 2018 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Freudenberg tuft backings: high performance meets sustainability

Under the headline “Sustainable Backings” Freudenberg Performance Materials will be exhibiting at DOMOTEX in Hannover, Germany, from January 12 to 15, 2018 on stand A13 in Hall 11.

11. January 2018 | Events & Dates

Zünd smart vision automates pattern matching

Zünd präsentiert auf der R+T in Stuttgart At R+T (Hall 1, Booth B78) in Stuttgart, Germany (February 27 to March 3 ), Zünd is proud to present its latest innovative solutions for cutting printed and patterned fabrics. Manufacturers involved in textile processing all over the world are looking to Zünd high-performance cutting systems for automating their workflows – from optical registration to pattern matching and computer-assisted picking/sorting. more

11. January 2018 | Events & Dates

The Oerlikon group’s nonwoven business unit presented itself successfully in China

Oerlikon Shanghai The Swiss Oerlikon Group’s new nonwoven business unit received very positive feedback from visitors to this year’s nonwovens exhibition SINCE 2017, which ran from 8th to 10th November in Shanghai more

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