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02. September 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Teijin completes acquisition of Benet Automotive

Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Benet Automotive s.r.o. (Benet), a leading automotive composite and component supplier in the Czech Republic, from Jet Investment. more

30. August 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Biobased High-Tech Materials at Composites Europe

The call to replace crude-oil based substances by materials made from renewable resources is getting steadily louder – even at the Composites Europe (10 – 12 September 2019, Messe Stuttgart, Germany) a fair that focuses on functionality and performance of the latest high-tech materials. more

30. August 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing fibers are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost

Lenzing: nachhaltige Holzbeschaffung The Lenzing Group received confirmation of the full biodegradability of its fibers in fresh water by the independent research laboratory Organic Waste Systems (OWS). more

27. August 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Trevira awarded “Systematic Safety” seal of approval

Trevira erhält das Gütesiegel ?Sicher mit System? The award was handed over to Trevira CEO Klaus Holz together with management representative Stefan Rauterkus. more

26. August 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry

The 6th edition of the "Worldwide Outlook for the Nonwovens Industry Report" is ready more

26. August 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Freudenberg Performance Materials launches sustainability campaign

Freudenberg Performance Materials startet Nachhaltigkeitskampagne With a new campaign, the world's leading supplier of interlinings and padding for the apparel industry is presenting examples of how the company is helping to make the fashion industry more sustainable. more

26. August 2019 | News, Views & Markets

RKW Group launches new website

Neuer Web-Auftritt der RKW-Gruppe The focus is on a detailed product finder and the topic of sustainability. more

26. August 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Covestro films OEKO-TEX certified

Covestro's Platilon thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) films are ideal for many smart and pollution-free textile applications. They are breathable, waterproof, tear-resistant and above all skin-friendly. more

23. August 2019 | Events & Dates

Save-the-Date: 34rd Hofer Nonwovens Days

The annual symposium is one of the largest in Europe and brings experts and decision-makers together.
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23. August 2019 | Technology & Machinery

Mobile robot for more versatility

Mobiles Robotersystem im Einsatz an der Inkjetdruckmaschine im futureTEX Forschungs- und Versuchsfeld "Textilfabrik der Zukunft". Automation and optimization of processes are essential success factors for efficient production. more

23. August 2019 | Medtech

Scars: gone with the foam

Der Schaumstoff kann in eine Hautwunde platziert werden und den natürlichen Heilungsprozess optimieren  Poorly healing wounds and severe scarring are more than just a cosmetic problem; they can significantly impair a person's mobility and health. more

22. August 2019 | Research & Development

Micro engine from PVA fibers

Eine Mikrofaser (Durchmesser: 40 Mikrometer) aus Polyvinylalkohol setzt beim schrittweisen ?Entdrillen? gespeicherte Rotationsenergie frei Classic rotating engines are powerful and broadly used but are of complex design and difficult to miniaturize. more

22. August 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Lindenfarb: Creditors approve insolvency plan

After the approval of all 303 creditors to the insolvency plan of Lindenfarb Julius Probst GmbH & Co. KG, more

21. August 2019 | News, Views & Markets

German textile and clothing industry: Economic outlook clouds over

There are currently only a few positive economic signals. Textile sales continue to decline: more

21. August 2019 | Events & Dates

BASF at Foam Expo Europe for the first time

BASF erstmals auf der Foam Expo Europe Wide range of polyurethane systems and specialty foams for household, sports, automotive, aviation and construction more

20. August 2019 | Research & Development

New W3 professorship for assembly technology for textile products

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Yordan Kyosev Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Yordan Kyosev was appointed on August 1, 2019 as university professor (W3) at the TU Dresden more

20. August 2019 | Technology & Machinery

Tailor-made drive and IIoT solutions for the textile industry

Der Active Cube Premium-Frequenzumrichter von Bonfiglioli bietet sowohl Kompaktheit als auch Flexibilität und ist daher ideal für den Einsatz in Textilmaschinen Thanks to their extensive know-how and long-term collaboration with key customers from the textile industry, more

19. August 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Composites Index falls sharply

Wachstumsimpulse für Composites This is the thirteenth time that Composites Germany has identified the latest KPIs for the fibre-reinforced plastics market. Again, the survey covered all the member companies of the four biggest umbrella organisations of Composites Germany: AVK, CCeV, CFK-Valley and the VDMA Working Group on Hybrid Lightweight Construction Technologies. more

19. August 2019 | Mobiltech

Innovative tape technology to the automotive industry

Ultratape B3EG12 UD 01 schwarz ? ein vollständig mit Polyamid 6 imprägniertes, unidirektional endlosfaserverstärktes Tape mit 60 Gewichtsprozent Glasfasern. Toray Advanced Composites and BASF signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of continuous fiber more

19. August 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Infinited Fiber receives lead investment from RGE

Aus alten Textilien entsteht neue Bekleidung Singapore-based RGE Pte Ltd (“RGE”) joins a group of investors including H&M Group, Virala and Fortum to help Infinited Fiber Company Oy (IFC) scale up more

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