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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.

09. July 2019

Reifenhäuser Group invests in new production and assembly hall for flat dies

Spatenstich in Troisdorf The Reifenhäuser Group has started construction of a new production hall at the headquarters in Troisdorf. With the groundbreaking ceremony, the project is now entering the intensive construction phase. The new production and assembly hall with an area of 3,000 square meters is expected to be completed by spring 2020. more

09. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Cotton with properties of man-made fibers?

Cotton Inc. According to the Bremer Baumwollbörse (Bremen Cotton Exchange), another innovation could provide an impulse for change in cotton: more

09. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

EU-Mercosur trade deal opens opportunity for textile and clothing companies

EURATEX Euratex, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, welcomes the conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). more

08. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Technology showcase in citizen service presents tomorrow's innovations

Innovationen von morgen anhand von 4D-Textil Which innovations and technologies come concretely from Aachen? These questions will be answered by a new technology showcase of the Science Office of the City of Aachen. more

08. July 2019 | Technology & Machinery

Reicofil scores points with spunbond fabric made from post-consumer waste

Spinnvlies mit Reicofil Technologie As a material for hygiene and packaging products, spunbonded fabric can help save up to 50 percent of the semi-finished material previously used, while simultaneously improving product properties. more

08. July 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Suominen introduces new 2-in-1 nonwovens product

Two in one nonwoven Fibrella Combo Suominen, a globally leading nonwovens company, launches Fibrella Combo. more

08. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

German textile and clothing industry - hope of recovery

The economic trend for the manufacturing industry as a whole continues to decline in the current month of June, reflecting the current economic concerns in Germany. more

05. July 2019 | Research & Development

Student team developped Hyperloop capsule made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastics

Studententeam der Technischen Universität München bei der Präsentation des neuen Hyperloop Pod aus Carbon Mitte Juni With the support of SGL Carbon, students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an optimized Hyperloop prototype and presented their innovation mid of June in Munich. more

05. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Kelheim Fibres wins World of Wipes Innovation Award

INDA Präsident Dave Rousse überreicht Helmut Lauterbach, Kelheim Fibres, den WoW Innovation Award During the World of Wipes in Atlanta, the Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibers was awarded the World of Wipes Innovation Award. more

04. July 2019 | Research & Development

ITA-doctoral candidate Martin Scheurer wins Hanns Voith Foundation Prize 2019

Alle Preisträger mit Gratulanten ITA-doctoral candidate Martin Scheurer was awarded the Hanns Voith Foundation Prize 2019 in the "New Materials" category on June 28, 2019 in Heidenheim, Germany, with prize money of EURO 5,000. more

04. July 2019 | Clothtech

Elastic textile fibers made from carbon dioxide

Kunststofffaser aus CO2 The elastic fibers are made with a chemical component that consists in part of CO2 instead of oil. This precursor called cardyon is already used for foam in mattresses and sports floorings. And now it is being applied to the textile industry. more

03. July 2019 | Research & Development

Research project combines smart textiles with IT security

Textile Sensormatte plus App sollen Dekubitus verhindern  Smart components are being integrated into more and more garments and other textile products. more

03. July 2019 | Events & Dates

Shape the future at the Dornbirn-GFC 2019

Dornbirn 2018 Sustainability/circular economy, digitalization, technical textiles, nonwovens and the first startups are the hot topics at the Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress, Austria. more

02. July 2019 | Events & Dates

A highlight: comprehensive interior concept for future mobility

Covestro: Wässrige bioabbaubare Textilbeschichtung At the plastics trade fair K 2019 in Düsseldorf, materials manufacturer Covestro presents innovative material solutions that provide answers to the great challenges of the world. In doing so, the company continually pushes boundaries, in order to improve people’s lives and generate added value for customers, but also, above all, to reduce environmental influences. more

02. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Messe Frankfurt continues to grow

Messe Frankfurt setzt Wachstumskurs fort With a total of 507 events worldwide in financial year 2018, more events were held under the Messe Frankfurt umbrella than ever before. Almost five million people came together at these interaction formats. more

02. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Rieter awarded large contract from Egypt

Rieter Group has signed contracts with the Cotton & Textile Industries Holding Company, Cairo (Egypt), at the ITMA 2019. more

01. July 2019 | Clothtech

BASF bolsters investment in footwear segment

BASF: Eröffnung neuer Footwear Development Center BASF announces new investments to strengthen its global footwear presence: opening new Footwear Development Centers in the US. and Thailand, launching a Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan, and expanding the Footwear Development Center in Italy. more

01. July 2019 | Sporttech

Porcher: Thermoplastic insoles for customized footwear

Thermoplastic insole At Outdoor by ISPO 2019 in Munich, Porcher Sport will present its innovative thermoplastic insoles for footwear developed with Sidas. more

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