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26. September 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Krafft Pulleys

The new product segment will extend the existing product segments and is widening the core competences of roll supplier and machine builder Krafft, located in Düren, Germany. more

21. September 2017 | News, Views & Markets

1.118 million tonnes

The AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe – has published this year’s market report for glass fibre reinforced plastics (GRP). more

18. September 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Autoneum and World Car Awards continue successful partnership

Autoneum is continuing its sponsorship of the World Car Awards as Presenting Partner of the renowned industry award program, extending the relationship which began in 2014. more

15. September 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Preview the newest innovations coming to Filtration 2017

Engineers, product developers and business managers can now preview many of the product introductions and innovations. more

12. September 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Reinhold Franke

Reinhold Franke The Supervisory Board of the RKW Group has appointed Reinhold Franke (57) to the RKW Executive Board, with effect from September 1, 2017. more

30. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Indorama Ventures acquires Dura Fiber Technologies

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DuraFiber Technologies México Operations, S. A. DE C. V. (DFT), a leading Mexican producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement, and specialty applications globally. more

30. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Krafft: Follow-up orders

Krafft Engineering received a follow-up order to supply a cylinder dryer for the production of medical fabrics after successful start-up of the line. As in the system delivered in the more

28. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

CHT Group acquires ICM Silicones Group

CHT Group, a leading silicone specialities supplier in Europe, is pleased to announce the acquisition of ICM Silicones Group; headquartered in Cassopolis, Michigan, USA. more

25. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Pegas Nonwovens recorded EBITDA of EUR 20.7 million in first half 2017

Pegas Nonwovens recorded consolidated revenues of EUR 111.7 million in the first half 2017, up by 4.7% year-on-year.
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25. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Atex expands meltblown capacity

Atex, a leading nonwovens company specializing in spunmelt technologies has announced commercialization of a significant capacity increase for its meltblown and composites production, located in Gainesville more

23. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Lenzing: Revenue up 11 % to EUR 1,149.1 mn

Lenzing Gruppe mit bestem Halbjahr The Lenzing Group generated new record highs in the first half of the 2017 financial year for both revenue and earnings. more

22. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Olivier Janin

DSM names Olivier Janin DSM is pleased to announce that Olivier Janin is joining the company as its vice president of marketing and sales DSM Dyneema as of September 1, 2017. more

22. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Oerlikon builds new surface solutions center in Japan

Nagoya is one of the four largest industrial centers in Japan and a key manufacturing area for cars. It is home to the production facilities of large automobile companies such as Toyota Motor Corporation and Mitsubishi Motors. more

18. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

A September packed with trade fairs

KARL MAYER is looking forward to an autumn with plenty of action on the trade fair front. In September 2017, this leading producer of warp knitting and warp preparation machines will exhibit on a joint German stand at three trade shows. more

18. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Kornit Digital and ColorGATE team up to offer complete direct-to-garment workflow solution

Kornit Digital, a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing, and ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH will be collaborating to take their high-end industrial and professional solutions to the next level. Direct-to-garment printers can now profit from the trusted Kornit Digital quality, enhanced by the ColorGATE RIP performance optimization features. more

17. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

More Space for Dilo

Machine assembly has started in the new hall "Meilswiese II" more

15. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Flushable Wipes Class Action Lawsuit Dropped

INDA, the Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, today announced the settlement of the class action lawsuit brought by the City of Perry, Iowa, in which Perry alleged damages from flushable wipes manufactured by a number of flushable wipes producers. In dropping its lawsuit, Perry admitted that since the inception of its lawsuit, filed in 2015, it had not experienced any clogs or increased maintenance costs attributable to flushable wipes. more

15. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Professor Chokri Cherif is Awarded the Cross of Merit by the Tunisian President

Under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Tunisia, Mr Beji Caid Essebsi, the Day of the Sciences was celebrated on July 21st 2017 in Carthage (Tunis). On this occasion, a renowned scientist from Dresden, Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Chokri Cherif was awarded the Cross of Merit of the Republic of Tunisia by the Tunisian President for his outstanding achievements abroad. more

14. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Consumer protection from the first day of life: With its labels, OEKO-TEX helps parents choose human-ecologically harmless textiles and leather goods

Azo colourants in romper suites, organophosphorus compounds in rain jackets or pesticides in sheepskins. Again and again, frightening results on children’s clothing and other items from testing laboratories unsettle many parents. With the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX and the new LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX, OEKO-TEX makes consumer labels available to retailers and manufacturers to help address the growing and affluent target group of health-conscious parents directly with respect to effective product safety. more

10. August 2017 | News, Views & Markets

Spunbond nonwoven market worth 16.00 Billion USD by 2022

According to a report published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to reach USD 16.00 Billion by 2022 more

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