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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

18. July 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Asahi Kasei to increase production capacity for its artificial suede

Künstliches Veloursleder von Asahi Kasei Asahi Kasei has decided to expand its plant for its Lamous artificial suede in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, by four million m2/year, more

17. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Mesutronic remains on track for success

Mesutronic Business with devices for metal and foreign object detection is going well: more

17. July 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Edana elects new board

Michael Staal Axelsen nominated as board chair amid renewed strategic ambition Edana has elected new Governors and a new team of Officers for 2019 - 2020. more

16. July 2019 | Events & Dates

European Textile Polyester Summit

The Netherlands ACI’s European Textile Polyester Summit conference will be taking place on October 23-24, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. more

16. July 2019 | Events & Dates

JEC Asia and eMove360° Asia for 3 full days

For its 12th edition and third time in Seoul, JEC Asia 2019 will gather companies from the entire composites value chain in Asia from November 13 to 15, 2019 more

15. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Gertex and Zoeppritex now zwissTEX Germany GmbH

Das Team von zwissTEX Germany Zoeppritex Verbundstoffe GmbH from Baden-Württemberg, Germany, was renamed zwissTEX Germany GmbH in April 2019. more

15. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing fibers help to improve the quality of life

Lenzing-Stapelfasern The Lenzing Group, market leader for specialty fibers from the renewable raw material wood, has been providing both financial support and textiles made of its fibers to DEBRA Austria, the patient organization for “butterfly children”. more

15. July 2019 | Buildtech

Slim concrete facades for residential buildings

Schlanke Betonfassaden für Wohngebäude BASF is showing its innovative, super-slim high-performance insulation materials in new applications at the world’s largest plastics trade show in Düsseldorf from October 16-23, 2019. The innovative high-performance products Slentite und Slentex are a new generation of energy-efficient aerogel-based insulation materials with outstanding material properties. more

12. July 2019 | Agrotech

How ecovio contributes to closing the nutrient cycle towards a Circular Economy

BASF: kompostierbaren Kunststoff ecovio With the certified compostable plastic ecovio, BASF has developed a material portfolio for a variety of applications which can be used throughout the entire food cycle. more

10. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Synthomer acquires Omnova Solutions Inc.

Synthomer plc, a FTSE 250 speciality chemicals company, and one of the world’s major suppliers of aqueous polymers, announced that it has reached an agreement with Omnova Solutions Inc., which develops, manufactures and markets polymers, dispersions, elastomers and other speciality chemicals, on the terms of a recommended acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Omnova. more

10. July 2019 | Mobiltech

Alpha-Liner: optimum protection against tire noise

Autoneum: optimaler Schutz vor Reifenlärm With Alpha-Liner, Autoneum launches its first-ever textile wheelhouse outer liner that not only reduces tire noise substantially, but also convinces with low weight. This newest lightweight component ensures a quiet driving experience and also helps vehicle manufacturers meet current and future noise and emission limits. Alpha-Liner premieres at the “Automotive Acoustics Conference” which takes place in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 9 and 10.
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