News: Fibers & Filaments

20. February 2018 | Fibers & Filaments

Center for advanced Fiber Placement Technologies

SGL - Entwicklungs- und Fertigungszentrum As part of the material mix of the future, fiber-reinforced plastics are gaining in importance, especially in the automotive and aerospace industries. Continuous further development of fiber processing is crucial; and automated, load-path optimized, material efficient laying and cutting of fibers, referred to as fiber placement, presents a particularly advanced method. more

20. February 2018 | Fibers & Filaments

Kelheim increases prices for viscose fibres

The producer of viscose speciality fibres and the supplier of viscose fibres for the tampon industry will increase prices for all viscose fibre types by a minimum of €0,10/kg with immediate effect. more

13. February 2018 | Fibers & Filaments

Sytec One attaches efficiency to a single thread

Oerlikon Neumag auf der Domotex Asia 2018 However, beyond commodity products, standard plants can no longer fully exploit their advantages. From 20th to 22nd March 2018, Oerlikon Neumag will be presenting an economical alternative in Shanghai in hall W3, booth F03 at the Domotex asia/Chinafloor, the leading floor covering trade fair in the Asia-Pacific region: the BCF plant Sytec One with single-end technology. more

01. February 2018 | Fibers & Filaments

Asahi Kasei to expand capacity for Leona

Leona  Nylon66 Filamente im Auto Asahi Kasei’s Fibers & Textiles SBU will expand its production capacity for Leona nylon 66 filament in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan more

01. February 2018 | Fibers & Filaments

Teijin Frontier to participate in Première Vision Paris

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced that it will participate in Première Vision Paris, a major global event for fashion industry professionals that will be held in Paris from February 13 to 15. more

20. November 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Teijin’s New Fabric Boasts Lightweight and Premium Black Color

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin group's fiber-product converting company announced that it has developed a new fabric, boasting a premium black color that is expected to meet demands for lightweight and easy-care formal wear. more

15. November 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing: Revenue up 9.4 percent to EUR 1,726.6 mn

Fasern The Lenzing Group generated a substantial increase in revenue and earnings in the first nine months of the 2017 financial year compared to the prior-year period. The company is continuing the implementation of its Group strategy sCore TEN in order to further expand the offering of specialty fibers and be even closer to its customers and business partners. more

08. November 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Solvay acquires large-tow carbon fiber precursor manufacturer

Solvay completed the acquisition of European Carbon Fiber GmbH (“ECF”), a German producer of high-quality “precursor” for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibers. more

31. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Microza for plant in Kuwait

Asahi Kasei’s Microza hollow-fiber membrane selected for desalination plant in Kuwait more

19. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Kurskhimvolokno starts up new Trützschler extrusion lines for industrial yarn

Trützschler- Extrusionslinien für technische Garne Within the frame of a strategic company modernization program, Kurskhimvolokno, a major Russian player in the polyamide industrial yarn industry, recently increased its capacity by more than 30 %. more

18. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Organic cotton?

Bio-Baumwolle Organic cotton is in high demand on the world market. To guarantee that manufactured cotton is genuinely organic, laboratory testing is required. Whether cotton and cotton-based end products contain genetic modifications can therefore be reliably verified. more

09. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing launches Tencel Luxe

Tencel Luxe At an exclusive event in Paris, the Lenzing Group launched a new product: Tencel Luxe. The branded lyocell filament is another key milestone in the implementation of the company’s sCore TEN strategy more

05. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Recycling at Trevira

Recycling bei Trevira On the 4th October 2017 a new brand was introduced: Trevira Sinfineco. more

04. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Asahi Kasei to expand capacity for Lamous microfiber suede

Asahi Kasei’s Strategic Business Unit (SBU) Fibers & Textiles will expand capacity for Lamous microfiber suede in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. more

04. October 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Certificate for Viloft fiber

Kelheim’s viscose specialty fiber has been granted the OK biodegradable Marine certificate from the Belgian certification body Vinçotte. more

25. September 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Asahi Kasei and Bluestar establish joint ventures for mPPE business in China

As announced on February, 2017, Asahi Kasei concluded a joint venture agreement with China National Bluestar (Group) Co., Ltd. (Bluestar), a subsidiary of China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina), for the more

14. September 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Filament winding at Composites Europe

Roth Composite Machinery stellt auf der Composites  From September 19 to 21, 2017 Roth Composite Machinery will be exhibiting at the Composites Europe in Stuttgart. The expert in special-purpose mechanical engineering exhibits in hall 4 at stand E42. more

13. September 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing opens new Application Innovation Center in Hong Kong

Lenzing eröffnet neues Applikations- und Innovationscenter in Hongkong The Lenzing Group is setting a further milestone in intensifying its cooperation with the partners along the value chain by its opening of a new Application Innovation Center (AIC) in Hong Kong. New applications for Lenzing fibers will be developed and tested at the new facility, among them applications for recent innovations like the Refibra branded lyocell fiber and the EcoVero branded viscose fiber. more

05. September 2017 | Fibers & Filaments

OK biodegradable MARINE certificate for Kelheim’s VILOFT fibre

Kelheim’s viscose speciality fibre has been granted the OK biodegradable MARINE certificate from the Belgian certification body Vinçotte. The fibres were tested according to more

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