News: Fibers & Filaments

22. May 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

RadiciGroup: Technical yarns, fibres and nonwovens

The yarns and nonwovens produced by RadiciGroup Synthetic Fibres and Nonwovens Business Area ensure the reliability, performance, technical content and sustainability of the final products realized by its customers. more

22. May 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Versatile Jet built with Hexel composite material

PC-24 PO3 Maiden Flight Pilatus is displaying the PC-24 at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition, taking place in Geneva on May 22-24. This highly versatile jet is able to take off and land on very short runways and unpaved strips due in part to the more

18. May 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Kufner: THS-Technology saves up to 40 percent on energy and XShield products protect against data theft

XShield Produkte gegen Datenklau For over a decade Kufner has also directed its engineering competence towards developing and producing high-quality technical fabrics. more

16. May 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing Group achieves best quarterly results in its history

CEO Stefan Doboczky The Lenzing Group got off to a very good start in the year 2017. It succeeded in significantly improving first-quarter revenue and earnings and thus achieved the best quarterly results in the company’s history. The corporate strategy sCore TEN will continue to be implemented in a disciplined manner in order to further enhance customer intimacy and further expand the offering of specialty fibers. more

16. May 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Call for Partners: Joint Market and Technology Study on High-Performance SMC

RWTH Aachen Campus In June 2017, AZL Aachen GmbH in cooperation with the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University will start a Joint Market and Technology Study on High-Performance SMC with the aim to evaluate the potential of a next generation of SMC in industrial applications. Companies along the entire SMC value chain as well as those interested in the SMC market are invited to join. more

15. May 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

imat-uve collaborates with Trevira in the development of self-luminous surfaces

In cooperation with Trevira, imat-uve develops innovative textile surfaces for the automotive industry. One project is the use of phosphorescent yarns for textiles in the vehicle interior, such as seat covers. more

19. April 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Pure nature

The U.S. Department of Agriculture grants its “biobased” certificate to the acetic acid, furfural and magnesium lignosulfonate produced by the Lenzing Group. more

11. April 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Danufil, Olea, Bramante & Danufil BF

„Our core strength is the exact matching of our fibres to our customer’s specific needs, to their final product or to their production process. This way we generate added value for the customer and that is the best foundation for a long-lasting and successful partnership.” more

05. April 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Every fiber in our body

Smartes Wundenmonitoring Ever since the invention of sticking plaster, plaster casts and operating-theatre apparel, if not before, the textile industry has made an important contribution to the healthcare business. From the dialogue that has gone on between the two sectors, we can, in future, expect high-tech ‘replacement parts’, rehabilitation technology more

24. March 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Trevira: New developments in fibres for the nonwovens industry

affeepad-Vliese aus Trevira Fasern. Polyester fiber specialist from Bobingen is presenting in Geneva more

15. February 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

“100 % cellulose fibres – re-thought”

Bei der Siegerehrung By organising a competition for new ideas on the subject “100 % cellulose fibres – re-thought” viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has broken new ground in innovation management. The competition was part of the start-up contest “Plan B – Biomass. Business. Bavaria“ organised by Bio-Campus more

09. February 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Recycled carbon fiber for automotive applications

eQ1 electric vehicle  The goal is to further reduce the weight of the eQ1, which already makes extensive use of aluminium technology, through selective use of carbon fiber composites. more

07. February 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Thermal insulation

Wattierung aus Faserbällchen For sportswear and outdoor jackets this means ideally warm, light and breathable garments. Up to now, down has always been the first choice for thermal insulation. Now, however, Freudenberg Performance Materials is set to present more

11. January 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Feel-good fiber

Die Faser Tencel beweist sich in der Hotellerie beim Einsatz von Bettwäsche  The Tencel fiber is demonstrating its worth in the hotel business in bed linens. more

09. December 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Individual fibre types for nonwoven wallpapers

Advansa, ein Hauptlieferanten für die Vliestapetenindustrie For more than 20 years, Advansa marks its position as one of the main suppliers for the nonwoven wallpaper industry and offers more

22. November 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Airbag yarns on the rise

According to estimates from Business Wire, the demand for airbags will increase by five percent annually over the next five years. To date, airbags have been predominantly manufactured using polyamide 6.6 yarns. However, there is a noticeable trend with these challenging industrial filament yarns towards polyester. more

26. October 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

" ... the never-ending success of man-made fibres ..."

The report, ?Information on Man-made Fibres?, is the 52nd edition of this unique summary of all available information about this developing industry. CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association, the Brussels-based association representing the European man-made fibres industry, is glad to announce the publication of its latest statistical report on developments in the world man-made fibres industry. more

26. October 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

Demand for laminates made of recycled PET bottles increases in the corporate wear sector

Sympatex Lady's Parka RATP The public transport in Paris (RATP) already uses the two- and three-layer laminates made of recycled PET bottles. more

29. September 2016 | Fibers & Filaments

The "black fiber"

By developing a viscose fiber which provides static dissipation, Kelheim Fibres broadens its already comprehensive range of speciality viscose fibres. The black more

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