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31. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Viscose speciality fibers against fraud with organic cotton

Alexander Bachmann, Business Manager at Kelheim Fibres, will present a detectable viscose fiber with a unique fingerprint structure at this year’s Global Fiber Congress in Dornbirn. more

30. July 2019 | Mobiltech

Asahi Kasei develops polyamide beads foam

Asahi Kasei entwickelt den weltweit ersten Polyamid-Schaumstoff With the ongoing disruptive megatrends in the automotive industry, the automotive OEMs and suppliers are facing a strong innovation pressure. New, innovative solutions are in high demand. Asahi Kasei’s newly developed polyamide beads foam offers unique possibilities for lightweight and noise reducing applications. more

30. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

R+E Automation Technology is becoming OPTIMA automation

Über 40 Mitarbeiter beschäftigt Optima Automation ? ehemals R+E Automation Technology ? in Fellbach bei Stuttgart. R+E Automation Technology GmbH was renamed OPTIMA automation GmbH in July 2019. more

29. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing: production capacities increased to 320,000 tons p.a.

Lenzing: Produktionskapazitäten auf 320.000 jato gesteigert The company invested EUR 60 mn for this purpose, increasing production capacities for dissolving pulp extracted from beech wood from 300,000 to 320,000 tons per year. more

26. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Cotton Inc.: Several questions looming over cotton market

Baumwolle According to Jon Devine, Senior Economist at Cotton Inc., several questions are looming over the cotton market ahead of the 2019/20 crop year. more

26. July 2019

New Filter Cubes at Stuttgart Neckartor

Mann+Hummel retrofitted Filter Cubes III at Stuttgart Neckartor with 23 systems that are even more advanced. more

26. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Industry 4.0 investment by CHTC Fong’s in China

China baut Nonwovens-Geschäft aus The CHTC Fong’s Group is making a huge investment in the infrastructure and advanced automation technology in China. more

25. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Stora Enso invests in producing bio-based carbon materials

Stora Enso is investing EUR 10 million to build a pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials based on lignin. more

25. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

China’s textile production rises on fears of worsening trade tensions

Daily fabric transactions continue to be robust in China’s textile hub in Shaoxing city, well above 6 million to 9 million m most days over June and July this year. more

25. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Smithers Pira forecasts global nonwovens market to reach $64.8 billion by 2024

Smithers Pira’s latest market report, ‘The Future of Global Nonwoven Markets to 2024’ forecasts the global consumption of nonwovens to grow to $64.8 billion in 2024. more

25. July 2019 | Hometech

Project ConText: Intelligent textile surfaces for the smart home

Intelligente textile Oberflächen Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), objects and devices in living spaces can be networked in such a way that they make everyday life easier in many ways. more

24. July 2019 | Geotech

First geogrid of 100 percent rPET

Erstes Geogitter aus 100 % recyceltem PET-Garn weltweit As the first manufacturer of geotextiles worldwide, the Huesker Group, headquartered in Gescher/Germany, is now producing one of its most popular more

24. July 2019 | Agrotech

Recycling of agricultural films

Recycling von Agrarfolien As a founding member of the ERDE initiative (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland), RKW commits to collect and recycle 65 percent of all silage and stretch films sold on the German market by 2022. more

23. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Voith optimizes air system at Freudenberg

Voith optimiert Klimasystem bei Freudenberg Freudenberg Performance Materials, the specialist for technical textiles which is based in Weinheim, Germany, awarded Voith the order to make the existing air system at its nonwoven production facility more energy efficient. more

22. July 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

Archroma: new water-based ultra-low VOC coating technology

Safe Seats - A halogen-free flame retardant coating system for synthetic leather upholstery Coatings are used in the textile industry to achieve features such as waterproofness, flexibility, durability and UV resistance. more

22. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

50 years 3M plant in Kamen/Germany

Das 3M-Werk in Kamen Medical products, abrasives and components for telecommunications - that is the product portfolio of the 3M plant in Kamen more

19. July 2019 | Clothtech

Textile UV protection

Sommer, Sonne, Hautkrebs: Das unterschätzte Risiko The skin is the largest human organ and is directly exposed to external influences. more

19. July 2019 | Events & Dates

Comprehensive overview of the current composites market

Messe und ICC rücken 2019 dichter zusammen In-depth insights into the GRP market will be presented this year at the beginning of the fifth ICC during Composites Europe 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. more

19. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Negotiations with interested parties promising

Sanierungsgeschäftsführer Detlef Specovius  The investor process for Lindenfarb Julius Probst GmbH & Co. KG is on the home straight. more

18. July 2019 | Mobiltech

SGL Carbon: leaf spring made of glass fiber reinforced plastic

Blattfeder aus glasfaserverstärktem Kunststoff an Volvo Cars By delivering its millionth composite leaf spring to Volvo Cars, SGL Carbon has reached a milestone in the history of serial production of fiber composite components. more

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