News: Fibers & Filaments

25. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

What are biocomposites?

Many of the current materials offer also special properties producers are looking for, like acoustic performance, light-weight or antibacterial properties. But the most important part: the products appeal to consumers and gain public recognition. more

13. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

RadiciGroup reports 2016 financial results: Sales EUR 946 million

RadiciGroup gibt Ergebnis 2016 bekannt Positive 2017 first half: Rising sales volume (+7 %) and revenue (+ 23 %) more

10. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing invests in Thailand

Lenzing investiert in Thailand The Lenzing Group aims to substantially increase its share of specialty fibers as a proportion of total revenue. Following the expansion drive already underway in Lenzing and Heiligenkreuz (both in Austria), Grimsby (Great Britain) and Mobile, Alabama (USA), the Supervisory Board approved the proposal of the Management Board to build the next state-of-the-art facility to produce lyocell fibers in Thailand. more

07. July 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Future mobility concepts as important drivers for lightweight production

Recently, 130 representatives of the AZL Partner Network consisting of more than 80 Partner Companies from 21 different countries, met in Aachen for their fourth Annual Partner Meeting. During a workshop session, the partners discussed future topics for collaboration and identified trends for the lightweight industry. more

03. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

The preform - an excellent example of ZSK´s innovative capacity

A radically new technology to built up reinforcement fabric is the free orientation, placing and fixing of reinforcement materials through an embroidery machine more

03. July 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Facts, Figures and Trends of the composites market

JEC Group publishes a new book: “Overview of the global composites market – at the crossroads”. more

29. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing Invests in Thailand

Lenzing plans construction of a state-of-the-art lyocell fiber production plant in Prachinburi (Thailand) by the end of 2020 more

22. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

New H160 helicopter

Airbus Helicopters Hexcel Corporation will extend its 40-year partnership with Airbus Helicopters by supplying composite materials for the new H160 helicopter. Hexcel’s reinforcements, prepregs, adhesives and honeycomb materials have been selected for more

21. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Radici Chimica, a fully certified company focused on business continuity

Radici Chimica ? vollständig zertifiziert Numerous important goals were reached at Radici Chimica SpA in Novara, a strategic RadiciGroup company with over 300 employees and the producer of chemical intermediates and PA 6.6 polymers used as raw materials for the realization of a more

20. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Product Safety Award for Advansa fibres

Being one of the main suppliers for the nonwoven wallpaper industry has now received an official statement for product safety aspects of its recycled fibres from post-consumer sources. more

16. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Autoneum: Novel fibrous material that acts as an insulator or absorber depending on its stiffness

Stirnwandisolation New industry trends such as electric mobility, autonomous driving and car sharing are raising the requirements on future vehicles. There is a growing demand for components designed to make vehicles significantly lighter, quieter and more fuel-efficient while enhancing driving comfort. Accordingly, Autoneum now supplements its portfolio of effective noise and heat protection components for electric vehicles with Hybrid-Acoustics ECO+. more

12. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing: Natural trends in interior design

Botanisches Wohnen For textile flooring, Lenzing has developed its own Tencel fibers for carpets. The fibers have coarser diameters than the standard types and longer more

12. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

TWD Fibres: Polyester textiles made out of recycled plastic bottles

Textillösungen gegen Plastik in den Weltmeeren In 30 years will be more plastic bags and bottles swimming in the oceans than fishes. This horrifying pictures was drawn in this week by UN Secretary General António Guterres while the UN Maritime Conference in New York. What is said on this: there are already functional strategies and proven products that could minimize each personal contribution to plastic in the seas. more

01. June 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Teijin develops new sweat-suit fabric,4-dimentional

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fiber and products converting company, announced today that it has developed more

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 Hexcel 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

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