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16. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

New Techtextil Forum: programme ready

DEU_ENG_Messe_Frankfurt_Heimtextil As part of Techtextil (14 to 17 May 2019) the new Techtextil Forum will gather top-class speakers on a large number of topics. The programme is ready. more

15. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Hexcel and Lavoisier Composites form alliance to up-cycle composite by-products

Hexcel has joined forces with a Lyon-based startup, Lavoisier Composites. more

15. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

SGL Carbon and Onur Materials Services: Cooperation for high-performance insulation components for aeroengines

SGL Carbon and Onur Materials Services signed a multi-year contract for the delivery of engine cowling blankets. more

15. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Beaulieu Fibres International awarded FM Global “Highly Protected Risk” status for Wielsbeke

Beaulieu Fibres International achieves of Highly Protected Risk (HPR) status for its production site in Wielsbeke. more

15. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Winners of JEC Innovation Awards unveiled

JEC world winners During the second day of the world's largest composites exhibition, the winners of the JEC Innovation Awards were announced. more

15. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Lenzing Group achieves fourth best full-year results in history

A significantly more challenging market environment led to a decline in revenue as well as earnings compared with the record results of the previous year. more

15. March 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Lenzing’s Nonwovens Division with new Leadership

Lenzing?s Nonwovens Division Bolsters Business Growth and Quality-centric Strategy with new Leadership  The Austrian producer of high-quality fibers and filaments from the renewable raw material wood Lenzing Group announced the appointment of more

15. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

INDA welcomes seven new members to Board of Directors

Lynda Kelly INDA announces the election by membership of seven industry leaders to serve on its Board of Directors for a three-year term. more

14. March 2019 | Technology & Machinery

Epson Germany launches distribution for "Monna Lisa"

Epson startet zum neuen Geschäftsjahr 2019/2020 den Direktvertrieb der Serie industrieller Monna Lisa Textildruckmaschinen in DACH From April 1, 2019, Epson is reorganizing the distribution of its industrial textile printers of the Monna Lisa series in Europe. more

14. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

New Head of R&D at Albaad Germany

Wolfram Wieland-Neumann ist neuer Leiter Forschung und Entwicklung For Albaad, innovative strength is the decisive factor for the German subsidiary. Wolfram Wieland-Neumann will be the new head of more

13. March 2019 | Mobiltech

Aerobak liners for advanced composites

Demanding requirements of the aerospace segment Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s North America Specialty Solutions Coated Products team announced an extension to their brand of release liners used in the manufacture of Advanced Composites. more

13. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

New managing director for Monforts

Stefan Flöth, neuer Geschäftsführer bei Monforts Mr Stefan Flöth has been assigned as a further Managing Director of A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG in Mönchengladbach, Germany, as of January 1st 2019. more

12. March 2019 | Mobiltech

Hybrid lightweight components made of steel and fiber-reinforced plastics

Fraunhofer: Karosseriebauteile aus Stahl und faserverstärkten Kunststoffen In the EU research project “ComMUnion”, the two Aachen-based Fraunhofer Institutes for Production Technology IPT and for Laser Technology ILT, in collaboration with 14 partners from industry, research and academia, are developing industrial processes and solutions for hybrid lightweight design by combining metal and polymer-matrix composites for automotive and aerospace applications. more

12. March 2019 | Mobiltech

SGL Carbon: smart solutions for the automotive industry

Die SGL Carbon bietet qualitativ auch hochwertige pultrudierte thermoplastische Profile an, unter anderem zum Einsatz in neuartigen Skelettbauteilen wie diesem Windlauf. At this year’s JEC World, the largest trade fair for composites held from March 12-14, 2019, in Paris, SGL Carbon will focus on smart solutions for the automotive industry. more

11. March 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Freudenberg: Expansion of business with auto headliner

Freudenberg & Vilene Nonwovens hat eine neue Produktionslinie für Auto-Dachhimmel an seinem ostchinesischen Standort Suzhou in China in Betrieb genommen. Freudenberg & Vilene Nonwovens brought a new production line for car headliners into operation at its Suzhou site in Eastern China. This enables the company to meet the increasing demand for high-quality car headliners in China and South-East Asia. more

11. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

German textile and clothing industry - year 2018

Sales were down by a total of -1.9 percent in 2018. more

11. March 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Autoneum: Strengthening of market leadership through global expansion

The company has further strengthened its innovation leadership with “IFP-R3”, a manufacturing process for multifunctional, felt-based inner dashes and floor insulators. more

08. March 2019 | Research & Development

Textile building: Innovations from Aachen

Gruppenbild Aachen Building Experts e.V. Technical textiles, for example made of carbon fibres, as well as semi-finished products produced from them, will also have a lasting impact on the construction industry. The innovative materials and components hold more

08. March 2019 | Events & Dates

Herbert Meyer: Bonding, coating, pressing and forming

Kaschiermaschine KFK-L 400 The Meyer family business is now in its third generation and has established itself as a manufacturer of special machines for bonding, coating, pressing and forming. more

07. March 2019 | Events & Dates

ITA's new induction heated glass fibre production line

Induktiv beheiztes Bushing der neuartigen Glasfaserspinnanlage At the joint stand of the Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweight Construction (AZL), the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA) will demonstrate its more

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